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  1. SG Racing Handbrake and SQ Shifter PRO Combo review

    SG Racing Handbrake and SQ Shifter PRO Combo review

    Here is my review of the SG Racing handbrake and sequential shifter combo kit. Note: SG Racing did not contact myself or RaceDepartment for a review of their product, nor did they offer the product for free. SG Racing offers multiple handbrake, sequential shifter, and accessory options, sold...
  2. Fanatec CSL DD Desk Review | 100% FFB | Table Clamp

    Fanatec CSL DD Desk Review | 100% FFB | Table Clamp

    We've had our hands on the CSL DD for a few weeks now and we thought it was about time we reviewed the table/desk clamp. Is it any good, and can a desk withs...
  3. Conquering the WRC 10 Anniversary Stages

    Conquering the WRC 10 Anniversary Stages

    Below is a video tutorial including high-level tips and timing references for how to beat each of the Anniversary Mode time trials in WRC 10. One of the best features of the recently released WRC 10 game is the Anniversary Mode which allows players to challenge stage times using cars and...
  4. Have Your Say – VR or No VR?

    Have Your Say – VR or No VR?

    Sim racing is a perfect gaming format to experience with VR, but some in the sim community are very pro-VR while others are holding back. Have your say in the comments below on whether VR is for you, and why. A good Virtual Reality sim racing experience is hard to beat, but technical...
  5. RaceRoom Quietly Releases One of Its Best Cars

    RaceRoom Quietly Releases One of Its Best Cars

    Sector 3 Studios updated RaceRoom Racing Experience this week and released one of its best cars: the Mercedes AMG GT4 2020. A new build for RaceRoom Racing Experience brought a new car to the racing sim this week. The Mercedes AMG GT4 2020 was added to the RaceRoom Store with little in the...
  6. 2021 Formula One Italian Grand Prix

    2021 Formula One Italian Grand Prix

    For the third weekend in a row, Formula One is back in action. This time the field takes on the Monza circuit for the 2021 Italian Grand Prix. Amidst one of the closest championship battles in in memory, Formula One’s field of 20 cars is taking on the legendary Temple of Speed this weekend...
  7. Damian Reed

    RACEDEPARTMENT YouTube Channel - 25K subs!!

    Yesterday the RACEDEPARTMENT YouTube channel hit 25,000 subscribers and I though I've only been part of the channel for a number of weeks, I wanted to thank everyone who has subscribed and watched our content. As we move on to even more subs in the future (hopefully), I was wondering what you...
  8. iRacing 2021 Season 4 Update Released

    iRacing 2021 Season 4 Update Released

    2021’s iRacing Season 4 update has been released, and highlights include new cars and tracks along with expanded AI capabilities. iRacing's latest season update has brought several new pieces of content for purchase. The Ferrari 488 GT3 Evo 2020, Porsche 911 GT3 Cup (992), Hickory Motor...
  9. Mike Smith

    WRC10 WRC 10 review

    This thread is for the general discussion of the Article WRC 10 Review. Please add to the discussion here.
  10. WRC 10 review

    WRC 10 review

    The tenth installment in the WRC series has been released and features improved driving physics and impressive retro content. Note: WRC 10 was tested using the Steam version on PC with a wheel, pedal set and handbrake. A review copy of the title was not provided to us. KT Racing has released...
  11. Mike Smith

    Gran Turismo 7 Confirmed for PlayStation 4 and 5

    This thread is for the general discussion of the Article Gran Turismo 7 Confirmed for PlayStation 4 and 5. Please add to the discussion here.
  12. Gran Turismo 7 Confirmed for PlayStation 4 and 5

    Gran Turismo 7 Confirmed for PlayStation 4 and 5

    The next title in the massively popular Gran Turismo series will come to both the 8th and 9th generation PlayStation consoles. Sony has confirmed through an unrelated press notice that its decades old Gran Turismo series will receive a seventh instalment on both the PlayStation 4 and...
  13. Mike Smith

    2021 Formula One Dutch Grand Prix

    This thread is for the general discussion of the Article 2021 Dutch Grand Prix. Please add to the discussion here.
  14. 2021 Formula One Dutch Grand Prix

    2021 Formula One Dutch Grand Prix

    Formula One is back on track for the second week in a row, this time taking on the Zandvoort circuit for the first time since 1985. It’s been 36 years since Formula 1 cars raced at Zandvoort. The last time a field of F1 cars raced here for the Dutch Grand Prix, names like Prost, Senna and...
  15. Le Mans Virtual Series Calendar Announced

    Le Mans Virtual Series Calendar Announced

    One of the biggest esports events of the year, the Le Mans Virtual Series, has published details about the upcoming races. Following closely behind the real 24 Hours of Le Mans race for 2021, the virtual series has been confirmed with more details. The Le Mans Virtual event is a series of...
  16. Random Callsign Releases Budget Sim Racing Buyer's Guide

    Random Callsign Releases Budget Sim Racing Buyer's Guide

    For those looking to buy their first or their next piece of sim racing hardware, RaceDepartment member random callsign has created a buyer’s guide. Sim racing can be an expensive venture when considering the associated hardware purchases. Purchasing a new wheel, pedals or cockpit is something...
  17. Kenny Paton

    Automobilista 2 V1.2.3.0 Update Released on Steam

    This thread is for the general discussion of the Article Automobilista 2 V1.2.3.0 Update Released on Steam. Please add to the discussion here.
  18. Automobilista 2 V1.2.3.0 Update Released on Steam

    Automobilista 2 V1.2.3.0 Update Released on Steam

    Reiza Studios has updated Automoblista 2 to version 1.2.3.0, and added two new cars, improved Real Weather features and another round of fixes and improvements. Automobilista 2’s August 2021 update is now live on Steam. In typical fashion, developer Reiza Studios has offered new, free content...
  19. F1 2021’s Two Concurrent Builds Cause Controversy

    F1 2021’s Two Concurrent Builds Cause Controversy

    A recent private build of F1 2021 has been given to select players of the game, separating esports racing from the public build. A group of F1 2021’s top supporters has been left feeling alienated from the title. A video posted by a commentator for the Premier Sim Gaming League has caught the...
  20. Which Racing Title Got You Into Sim Racing?

    Which Racing Title Got You Into Sim Racing?

    There's no standard path into sim racing, and we want to hear about your entry point into our niche hobby. Ask around your favourite sim communities, and you will hear a variety of stories on how people got into the hobby of sim racing. Depending on your age, you might cite titles like Gran...

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  • Porsche

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  • BMW

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  • McLaren

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  • Toyota

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  • Intel

    Votes: 148 12.1%
  • AMD

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  • Gigabyte

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  • IBM

    Votes: 65 5.3%
  • Elgato

    Votes: 83 6.8%
  • Microsoft

    Votes: 176 14.4%
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