Sim Racing Software
Finding the right sim software is the first step on your journey. There are quite a few different types of software that vary in terms of realism and physics. If you’re new to sim racing, the physics and feel of each game is something that you’ll begin to understand over time.
Here’s a list of the best sim racing software:
- Assetto Corsa
- Project Cars 2
There are other less realistic sim titles out there such as the F1 series, GT Sport and Forza, but for the most realistic experience, we recommend the list above.
Sim Racing Wheels
Again, as with software, there’s a lot of choice when it comes to sim racing wheels. Unfortunately, to get the most realistic feeling the wheels aren’t cheap.
As with real-world driving, it’s critical to get the best feedback from a steering wheel as possible and without the G-force feeling it a sim, it’s even more important.
Here’s a list of the best sim racing wheels:
- Logitech G29
- Thrustmaster T300 RS
- Fanatec CSL
- Fanatec Clubsport v2.5
- Simucube 2
- Fanatec Podium F1
- Fanatec Podium DD1
The direct-drive sim racing wheels offer the most authentic and realistic experience, which naturally translates into fast times on track. Granted, the direct drive wheels are the most expensive, but the feel they offer gives an immersive experience.