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Simraceway: A world of motorsport goodness in a download

oneighturbo running Simraceway on a Simcraft APEX3 GT Platinum rig

This review has been simmering on the back burners of the ONEIGHTURBO.com press kitchen for a little while now. Not because we have been putting off diving in to the world of Simraceway, but because there is so much to digest in this simulated world of motorsport goodness we wanted to make sure we give this our full attention.

Simraceway opened its doors in a slightly different manner from the other motorsport simulation developers currently playing in the deep end of the pool. Instead of grabbing a handful of software gurus, physics developers, gaming community organizers and a couple of marketing people to round out the field, they did all of what I just mentioned and then partnered with the Jim Russell Racing School based at the Sonoma Raceway in Sonoma California. This partnership saw the legendary Jim Russell school rename itself into the Simraceway Performance Driving Center. Try and name another racing simulation development house that has a base of operations at a world-class circuit. There is a reason you can’t. Simraceway has that distinction locked up. Continue reading ‘Simraceway: A world of motorsport goodness in a download’

Race And Design Team Falken’s ALMS Porsche 911 RSR

Race And Design Team Falken’s ALMS Porsche 911 RSR in Forza Motorsport 4

During the month of April, gamers from around the world are invited to set their quickest lap time in the Forza Motorsport ALMS Challenge, while driving the #17 Team Falken Tire Porsche 911 GT3 RSR which competes in the GT class of the American Le Mans Series. Entrants will challenge each other and potentially real-world Team Falken Tire drivers on the thrilling Bernese Alps Festival Circuit. Continue reading ‘Race And Design Team Falken’s ALMS Porsche 911 RSR’

Play Rally the World from Volkswagen Motorsport on iOS / Android

Play Rally the World from Volkswagen Motorsport on iOS / Android

As Rally-Strategist you are responsible to lead the Volkswagen Polo R WRC through the 13 tracks of the World Rally Championship.

The principles underlying the game are a combination of an innovative racing game and trading cards, the “Pacenotes”. In the game, a dynamic Birdseye view of the Polo R WRC is automatically driven through the game. Continue reading ‘Play Rally the World from Volkswagen Motorsport on iOS / Android’

Sports Car Challenge updated with the Audi R8 GT Spyder

Sports Car Challenge Audi R8 GT Spyder

FISHLABS Entertainment updates Sports Car Challenge adding in the Audi R8 GT Spyder featuring the amazing 5.2L V10. The drop-top version of the high-performance sports car develops 412 kW (560 hp) and – thanks to Audi ultra – has trimmed a full 187lbs overall. The R8 GT Spyder accelerates from zero to 100 km/h (62.14 mph) in 3.8 seconds and reaches a top speed of 317 km/h (196.97 mph). Just like the R8 GT, Audi release 333 of these as well. Continue reading ‘Sports Car Challenge updated with the Audi R8 GT Spyder’

Think Blue World Championship Fuel Saving Game from Volkswagen

Think Blue. World Championship Fuel Saving Game from Volkswagen

More conscious driving can cut fuel consumption by up to 25 percent and protect the environment. It can also be fun, as the new virtual fuel saving game from Volkswagen now available for playing via iPhone, iPad and Facebook, goes to show. The best players can qualify for a national fuel saving competition or win a direct wildcard for the international final, the “Think Blue. World Championship.” to be held in California. Continue reading ‘Think Blue World Championship Fuel Saving Game from Volkswagen’

Forza Motorsport at 80th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans

Forza Motorsport at 80th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans

This coming weekend will be the 80th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans race, one of the world’s most prestigious motorsports events. We’re incredibly excited to announce that Forza Motorsport is now a sponsor of the 24 Hours of Le Mans race and, in celebration, we’ve got a full slate of cool stuff ahead during the race, both for fans who are attending the race in person, and for those of you who will be watching from home. Continue reading ‘Forza Motorsport at 80th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans’

Allan McNish signs on with Simraceway

Oneighturbo McNish 2012 Rolex 24 Hour Daytona DSC 3732

With the 12 Hours of Sebring right around the corner, we have awesome news coming out of the SimRaceway camp! Audi Motorsport’s Allan McNish, has signed on with one of the top sim-racing games to hit the broadband pipes, SimRaceway. The 24 Hour of Le Mans winner is the third professional driver to sign on with SimRaceway. McNish joins Dario Franchitti and the late Dan Wheldon (1978 – 2011), ensuring that SimRaceway will become the best online racing experience. Continue reading ‘Allan McNish signs on with Simraceway’

Porsche returns to the Forza Motorsport franchise

Forza 4 - 2010 Porsche 911 Sport Classic

The crew at Turn 10 Studios have been very hard at work and this proves it. Porsche returns to the Forza Motorsport franchise via the Forza Motorsport 4 Porsche Expansion Pack! We’re not talking a car or two, try 30 including the 2010 Porsche 911 Sport Classic. Look for it to drop on May 22.

If you did not know, from the beginning Turn 10 Studios/Forza Motorsport had a sub-licensing deal with EA who had the exclusive license with Porsche. A total of 35 cars were in Forza 3. When Forza 4 came around, many enthusiast were highly disappointed to find out Porsche would not be in their garages. EA was not willing to collaborate this time around. On August 24th, 2011 it was officially announced that Porsche would not be in Forza 4. Continue reading ‘Porsche returns to the Forza Motorsport franchise’




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