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Rennsport is now available in Open Beta!

Rennsport is now available in Open Beta!

Competition Company and Teyon have just launched the open beta of Rennsport the racing simulation game that has literally been in the starting blocks for too long. This sim-racing title will take the discipline to new horizons, especially as we know that there aren't...

Corsair unveils its first Sim Racing Cockpit

Corsair unveils its first Sim Racing Cockpit

It's not too surprising that gaming brand Corsair has ventured into sim-racing. This discipline has really taken off in recent years, and it seems that everyone is getting into it. Some time ago, we heard that Corsair would be offering a whole range of sim-racing...

The Xbox Compatible MOZA R3 Makes Its Grand Launch!

The Xbox Compatible MOZA R3 Makes Its Grand Launch!

Chinese sim-racing device manufacturer Moza has become popular in less than 4 years, and that's quite a feat in such a competitive industry. We have other players who have taken years (over 10 years) to make their mark and be considered for possible setup racing....

The 5 best steering wheels for Forza Horizon 5

The 5 best steering wheels for Forza Horizon 5

Forza Horizon is one of the world's most popular video game sagas, and has been for over 10 years on the Xbox and PC platforms. Published by Microsoft and developed by Playground Games and Turn 10 Studios, it's more of an arcade game, or even a slightly sim-arcade...

Fanatec CSL Cockpit : Test & Reviews

Fanatec CSL Cockpit : Test & Reviews

Fanatec CSL CockpitBenefits Modular, robust design Compatible with all Fanatec products Can take the torque of a Podium DD2 Disadvantages Seat and other supports sold separately Developed to be compatible only with Fanatec peripherals Our rating : 9.7/10Since the...

The 9 Best Steering Wheels for PlayStation 5

The 9 Best Steering Wheels for PlayStation 5

If you like simulators or driving games for PlayStation 5 and are considering buying a steering wheel, don't wait any longer and stop using your traditional controller. With a PlayStation 5 steering wheel, you can start enjoying the excitement that comes with playing...

Moza HBP Handbrake : Test & Reviews

Moza HBP Handbrake : Test & Reviews

Moza HBP HandbrakeBenefits Very good quality of manufacture Highly adjustable peripherals Competitive pricing Disadvantages PC-only compatible No side-mounting option Our rating : 9.3/10The offensive Moza Racing is not about to stop in the sim-racing market, and the...

Moza HGP Shifter : Test & Review

Moza HGP Shifter : Test & Review

Moza HGP ShifterBenefits Excellent manufacturing quality Shifter with 7 speeds Interchangeable lever knob Easy to install Disadvantages PC-compatible only No sequential mode Bottom mounting only available Our rating : 9.2/10 Moza Racing is determined to take on the...

Moza CRP : Test & Review

Moza CRP : Test & Review

Moza CRPBenefits Aluminum alloy structure Excellent manufacturing quality Load Cell on brake and adjustable springs on other pedals Fully adjustable 3-pedal cranksets Disadvantages Swapping the brake pedal elastomer is a slightly delicate operation. Our rating:...

Moza R5 : Test & Review

Moza R5 : Test & Review

Moza R5Benefits Direct Drive base developing 5.5 nm All-aluminum housing Compact size Very good driving sensation Disadvantages A little blur on factory settings Rather limited ecosystem, especially at the QR level of this base Our rating: 9.6/10It's only been a few...

Moza R16 : Test & Review

Moza R16 : Test & Review

Moza R16Benefits Direct Drive engine with 16 nm of torque Front mounting option Excellent compatibility with the Moza Racing ecosystem Disadvantages Hardly any Some Moza wheels are not compatible with this base. Our rating: 9.6/10Chinese manufacturer of sim-racing...

Moza R12 : Test & Review

Moza R12 : Test & Review

Moza R12Benefits Excellent manufacturing quality Great driving feel Complete software More comfortable with big wheels Disadvantages PC-compatible only No on-the-fly adjustments from the steering wheels Not compatible with older steering wheels Our rating: 9.6/10The...

Moza SR-P : Test & Review

Moza SR-P : Test & Review

Moza SR-PBenefits All-metal structure Load Cell brake pedal Excellent manufacturing quality Adjustable pedals Disadvantages Not compatible with consoles Clutch and gas pedal pedals with identical feel Load Cell with short stroke Our rating : 9.5/10Moza Racing may be a...

Trak Racer TR120 : Test & Review

Trak Racer TR120 : Test & Review

Trak Racer TR120Benefits Excellent manufacturing quality Use of profiled aluminum for the structure Highly customizable chassis Disadvantages All supports are customizable and chargeable Our rating : 9.7/10Today, there are various sim-racing players, especially when...

Moza R21 : Test & Review

Moza R21 : Test & Review

Moza 21Benefits Excellent manufacturing quality Maximum torque of 21 nm Powerful, ultra-communicative return of force Disadvantages Needs a few adjustments to work perfectly Our rating : 9.8/10If we go back 2 and a half years, maybe even a little longer, Chinese...

Thrustmaster T3PM : Test & Review

Thrustmaster T3PM : Test & Review

Thrustmaster T3PMAvantages Toutes les pédales sont ajustables Compatible avec les consoles et les PC Résistance de la pédale de frein réglable grâce aux ressorts Construction solide Inconvénients Prix pas très avantageux par rapport à la concurrence en Load Cell Notre...

Trak Racer TR8 : Test & Review

Trak Racer TR8 : Test & Review

Trak Racer TR8Avantages Excellente qualité de fabrication Design très beau et élégant Compatible avec toutes les plateformes Châssis customisable Inconvénients Prix un peu prémium Certains moniteurs peuvent bouger Notre note : 9.5/10De nos jours, il est très facile de...

Wheelstand V2 Next Level Racing : Test & Review

Wheelstand V2 Next Level Racing : Test & Review

Wheelstand V2 Next Level RacingAvantages Prix de vente très intéressant Châssis rigide pouvant accueillir les bases Direct Drive et les pédaliers Load Cell Ajustable et configurable Inconvénients Support pour levier de vitesses/frein à main un peu trop souple Notre...

Simagic M10 : Test & Review

Simagic M10 : Test & Review

Simagic M10Avantages Base Direct Drive de 10 nm de couple Excellente qualité de fabrication Matériaux prémiums Inconvénients Retour de force trop rapide par défaut Compatible avec PC uniquement Notre note : 9.4/10Les grands noms du sim-racing sont des marques avec...

Thrustmaster TX Servo Base : Test & Review

Thrustmaster TX Servo Base : Test & Review

Thrustmaster TX Servo BaseBenefits Good value for money Powerful base motor Well-judged force feedback Disadvantages 900° rotation angle only Rather old technology, but mastered by the manufacturer Noisy engine Our rating : 9.2/10Sim-racing has been around for a long...

Simagic Alpha Mini : Test & Review

Simagic Alpha Mini : Test & Review

Simagic Alpha MiniBenefits Excellent manufacturing quality Powerful, precise force feedback Wireless steering wheel connection Disadvantages Compatible only with PCs Not a highly developed ecosystem Our rating : 9.5/10Having experience in an industry not only gives...

Black Friday Moza Racing 2023: Promotions up to 20% off

Black Friday Moza Racing 2023: Promotions up to 20% off

Like every year, Black Friday always brings great deals on lots of products. Some take the opportunity to buy a new phone, while others race against stocks to build a sim-racing setup. If you fall into the second category of people, it's your lucky day, because Moza...

Black Friday Sim Racing 2023: Manufacturers’ best offers

Black Friday Sim Racing 2023: Manufacturers’ best offers

Black Friday has just begun, and offers are already flooding in for many products, especially in sim-racing. The big names in the discipline often offer discounts on their products, but as soon as Black Friday sets in, it's a race to see who can show the biggest...

Black Friday Fanatec 2023 : Promotions up to 47% off

Black Friday Fanatec 2023 : Promotions up to 47% off

Black Friday Week has just begun at Amazon France, and the offers are already flooding in with breathtaking deals. But the period of sales and tempting offers is not just limited to the e-commerce giant, as manufacturers of sim-racing peripherals are also getting in...

Moza R9 : Test & Review

Moza R9 : Test & Review

Moza R9Benefits Good value for money Excellent manufacturing quality Easy, stable assembly Maximum torque 9 nm Immersive force feedback Disadvantages Rather limited compatibility: only with PCs Our rating : 9.7/10Sim-racing peripherals have come a long way in recent...

The Fanatec QR2 is finally available!

The Fanatec QR2 is finally available!

Fanatec is a major player in the sim-racing industry, and has been for 2 decades. The German manufacturer carries so much weight that BMW Racing chose it to equip its competition cars with steering wheels, and that says a lot about Fanatec's expertise. Among the...

Top 5 Handbrakes for Sim Racing : Guide  2024

Top 5 Handbrakes for Sim Racing : Guide 2024

Sim-racing configurations are as diverse and varied as motorsport in general, with its various disciplines. Of course, we have sim-racers who love rallying, others endurance and some drifting. This diversity is the strength of the discipline we all love. Returning to...

Which Fanatec wheel to choose? My Top 7 in  2024

Which Fanatec wheel to choose? My Top 7 in 2024

Fanatec has been a major player in sim-racing for over 20 years. It has to be said that the German manufacturer of sim-racing peripherals touches on practically everything in the discipline we all love. Chainstays, cranksets, shifters, handbrakes, hubs and steering...

Fanalab: Software to manage your setup

Fanalab: Software to manage your setup

If you've been sim-racing for any length of time, you'll be well aware that setups and configs come in all shapes and sizes. You have those dedicated to specific motorsport disciplines, while others try to be a bit of a jack-of-all-trades. Different setups mean...

The Best Sim Racing Dashboards

The Best Sim Racing Dashboards

Sim-racing fans know very well that each setup is more or less unique. The reason is quite simple: not all runners are the same, and their needs differ from one another. However, you have to agree that the essentials of any setup will be present in every rider, and...

The 3 best gloves for Sim Racing

The 3 best gloves for Sim Racing

The aim of any sim-racer is to have the best possible setup for incredible lap times, whatever the discipline. We've all been there, and many runners are still on their way to achieving their setup. It has to be said that things are sometimes difficult. Between bases...

What’s the best quick release?

What’s the best quick release?

Being a sim-racing fan means several things: having a complete setup including peripherals that are sometimes state-of-the-art, and having a passion for cars. Well, it's true that the second point is valid for many people, especially men. But the first is typical of...

The Best Fanatec Bundles

The Best Fanatec Bundles

Sim-raceurs the world over have found themselves faced with this situation: what to buy to start shopping? This is a very tricky question, given the abundance of peripherals on the market, as well as the number of brands. It has to be said that the sim-racing segment...

Romain Grosjean’s Simracing Setup

Romain Grosjean’s Simracing Setup

Romain Grosjean is a Franco-Swiss racing driver who has competed in Formula 1 for the Lotus, Haas and Renault teams. Since 2021, he has been competing in the IndyCar Series in the USA with the Dale Coyne Racing team. In addition to his racing activities, Grosjean is...

Pierre Gasly’s Simracing setup

Pierre Gasly’s Simracing setup

Pierre Gasly is a French Formula 1 driver, who made his debut in 2017 with Toro Rosso before joining Red Bull Racing in 2019. Since then, he has established himself as a talented driver, even taking his first Formula 1 win in 2020. But in addition to his exploits on...

The Georges Russell Simracing setup

The Georges Russell Simracing setup

Get a behind-the-scenes look at the exciting world of car simulation with Georges Russell and his breathtaking setup! The young British driver opens the doors of his high-performance gaming space to immerse us in the immersive and addictive world of Simracing. Get...

Charles Leclerc’s Sim Racing Setup Unveiled

Charles Leclerc’s Sim Racing Setup Unveiled

Charles Leclerc is a talented Formula 1 driver who has been very active during the 2020 containment period. He used this time to show off his skills on racing simulators, participating in numerous online events and sharing videos of his simracing sessions on Twitch....

Max Verstappen’s Sim Racing setup revealed

Max Verstappen’s Sim Racing setup revealed

Max Verstappen is not only one ofthe most talented F1 drivers on the track today, but he is also a simracing enthusiast. Max Verstappen, a Formula 1 driver for Red Bull Racing, is known for his outstanding performance on the racetrack. But did you know that our...

Assetto Corsa 2: release date finally revealed

Assetto Corsa 2: release date finally revealed

If you're a racing simulation enthusiast, chances are you've already heard of Assetto Corsa Ultimate. This game was the starting point for many Sim racing fans, introducing them to racing simulation. Since its release, it has become a reference in the industry thanks...

Thrustmaster T.16000M FCS Hotas : Test & Review

Thrustmaster T.16000M FCS Hotas : Test & Review

There are a plethora of options for flight simulation equipment flight simulation equipmentThey range from cheap products to expensive high-end accessories. To maximize your gaming experience and enjoyment, it is important to choose your equipment wisely, which is not...

Thrustmaster T.Flight Hotas X : Test & Review

Thrustmaster T.Flight Hotas X : Test & Review

At a time when flight simulator games are becoming more and more popular, it is obvious that game controllers are no longer enough. Real gamers know that the equipment and accessories you use not only affect your performance, but also your immersion and the feeling...

Thrustmaster T.Flight Hotas One : Test & Review

Thrustmaster T.Flight Hotas One : Test & Review

All fans of simulation games, regardless of type, know the importance of having specialized gaming equipment. If you want to experience true immersion, you need to forget about your classic gamepad and turn once and for all to a cockpit or a joystick. But as with all...

Thrustmaster Eswap X Pro Controller : Test & Review

Thrustmaster Eswap X Pro Controller : Test & Review

We have talked or heard a lot about the brand Thrustmaster and the quality sim-racing equipment it offers on the market. But the brand also offers in its product catalog accessories for other types of simulation or games, for example game controllers. Today, we are...

The 6 best steering wheels for F1 24 (PS, XBOX, PC)

The 6 best steering wheels for F1 24 (PS, XBOX, PC)

The first thing that comes to mind when we talk about Sim-racing tends to be the Formula 1. This iconic motorsport is the stuff of dreams for many players and many steering wheel models have been designed for their enjoyment. If you're looking for the best F1 steering...

How to calibrate your Fanatec steering wheel?

How to calibrate your Fanatec steering wheel?

Fanatec is a German company that makes some of the best Sim-racing wheels available for PC, Xbox and PlayStation on the market. It offers a wide range of products at different prices but all of them are of very good quality. While most Fanatec bases, wheels and...

Fanatec DD2 or Simucube 2 Pro : Which base to choose ?

Fanatec DD2 or Simucube 2 Pro : Which base to choose ?

In terms of Direct Drive, the brands Fanatec and Simucube have built up an exceptional reputation over the years. Their products are among the best-selling Sim-racing products on the market. But, from Fanatec or Simucube, which of these two brands is better? This is...

Simucube 2 Pro : Review and Test

Simucube 2 Pro : Review and Test

Sim-racing has undergone many evolutions since it first appeared in the 1980s. In recent years, we have seen an incredible technological advance with the appearance of bases and steering wheels equipped with Direct Drive force feedback. In this product category, the...

Sim-lab GT1 Evo : Reviews and Tests

Sim-lab GT1 Evo : Reviews and Tests

Sim-Lab is a young Dutch brand founded in 2015 that has gradually become one of the leading brands for buying Sim-racing related products. It is known for its quality cockpits designed through its close ties with the aluminum industry. We took a look at one of the...

RSeat S1 : Test and Review

RSeat S1 : Test and Review

There are many cockpit or chassis models on the Sim-racing market, but not all of them are of very good quality, despite their high prices. The European brand RSeatoffers a wide range of cockpits that have become very popular on the European Sim-Racing market So we...

RSeat RS1 : Test and Review

RSeat RS1 : Test and Review

Already have a simulation wheel and looking to take it to the next level? A racing simulation seat could help you enhance immersion, as it is an essential element for any serious SimRacer. We had the opportunity to test recently a very powerful model from the European...

The 5 Best Fanatec Steering Wheels for Xbox One

The 5 Best Fanatec Steering Wheels for Xbox One

There are several types of Xbox One steering wheels manufactured by the brand Fanatec that you can find on the market today. And that doesn't make it any easier to choose which model to buy. Although Fanatec is known for its high quality products, it is still...

The 5 Best Fanatec Steering Wheels for PC

The 5 Best Fanatec Steering Wheels for PC

Fanatec is currently one of the most specialized brands on the market, with a catalog that includes all kinds of accessories for PC Sim-Racing players. Not only steering wheels, but also products such as pedals, shifters or special editions. Thinking of buying a...

The 5 Best Fanatec Steering Wheels for PS5

The 5 Best Fanatec Steering Wheels for PS5

When it comes to Sim-racing on PS5, it can be difficult to find a simulation wheel that is fully compatible with the latest PlayStation console. With big racing games like Gran Turismo 7 and F1 22 coming to PlayStation 5 in 2022, it's the perfect time to upgrade to a...

The 5 Best Fanatec Steering Wheel for PS4

The 5 Best Fanatec Steering Wheel for PS4

Fanatec is one of the most recognized manufacturers of gaming peripherals in the world of Sim-racing games. Their shuttlecocks are sought after by many players because of their quality and innovative performance. And recently, Fanatec has taken a big step in the...

The 5 Best Direct Drive Steering Wheels

The 5 Best Direct Drive Steering Wheels

A Direct Drive steering wheel is one of the best investments an aspiring sim driver can make, as they are the highest end, most realistic racing wheels on the market. But choosing a DD steering wheel model is not easy when you don't know where to start. Over the past...

The 5 Best Dynamic Simulators (with actuator)

The 5 Best Dynamic Simulators (with actuator)

Experiencing hyper-realistic driving while sitting in your room may seem difficult. But today, thanks to dynamic driving simulators, it's much simpler than it seems. We have had the opportunity to closely examine several of these renowned devices on the market, which...

Moza Racing, the new brand of Sim-racing in vogue

Moza Racing, the new brand of Sim-racing in vogue

It was only a matter of time before Chinese manufacturers began to enter the sim-racing market and establish themselves as strong competitors. Recently, the Chinese brand Moza Racing, initially dedicated to the manufacture of audio-visual solutions, has become known...

Heusinkveld Handbrake : Test & Review

Heusinkveld Handbrake : Test & Review

Heusinkveld Sim Handbrake V2Benefits Incredible build quality High quality materials Highly customizable Easy to install Excellent sensations Disadvantages High price Difficult to grasp by beginners PC compatible only Our rating : 9.4/10 Sim-racing enthusiasts know...

Heusinkveld Sequential Shifter : Test & Review

Heusinkveld Sequential Shifter : Test & Review

Heusinkveld Sequential ShifterBenefits Excellent design High quality materials Very compact Robust and solid Bluffing sensations of realism Very customizable Disadvantages Its price Our rating : 9.1/10 If everyone in the Sim-Racing world has heard of the manufacturer...

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