The Journal Podcast: SIM racing is the new spectator sport?

Crazy world. But at least we can watch racing. SIM racing that is...

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The Future?

Our guest this week is Chris Considine, CEO and Founder of CXC Simulations in El Segundo, California.

Big-time racing is postponed and or cancelled everywhere. This has not stopped the major racing series. They are taking their racing online — with sophisticated software and equipment that simulates the real experience.

F1, Nascar and IMSA have already made significant announcements to fulfill TV contracts. NASCAR’s SIM race last weekend dominated ESPN coverage. Here’s a glimpse into the future.

Chris’ amazing motion simulators bring a whole new level of realism — and is the tool of choice for this major shift.

The host takes a spin in the Motion Pro II Simulator | Edmund Jenks photo

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Tom Stahler is the Managing Editor of the ClassicCars.com Journal. Tom has a lifelong love of cars and motor racing – beginning with the 1968 USRRC race at Road America, in a stroller, at eight months of age. His words, photos and broadcasts can can be found on a myriad of media. He has won the Motor Press Guild’s Dean Batchelor Award and a Gold Medal in the International Automotive Media Awards.

4 COMMENTS

  1. Thanks for the note Steve. Not sure I understand the comment. However, if I follow you, It’s hard to visually demonstrate something on an audio-only media. Besides, that really wasn’t the point of the interview. Did you actually listen?

  2. I agree with Steve ,what’s so hard to put a visual demo up before or after a audio track . Ask Activision or EA Sports how many units they would sell with a video demo .

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