thrilling wheel-to-wheel duels. Smoldering Tires. A Light Touch. This Swiss championship offers everything that is real racing! Only that he is not real.
It is a virtual race Simulator, and it is the Swiss master in the Sim is named Racing. The Auto Zurich this year, the launch of this exciting championship.
car Zurich in 2019 – what you need to know
31. October to 3. November 2019, 10 to 21 hrs (Sat/sun 10 to 19 o’clock)
location: Messe Zürich
admission: adults CHF 19, AHV/IV recipients 12 francs pupils/students/learners 10 francs, evening tickets (Thurs/Fri from 18 hrs) 12 Franks, family tickets (2 adults, 1-4 Kids up to 16 years) CHF 39, season ticket CHF 30.
The RacingFuel Academy from Horgen ZH is one of the organizers behind the Swiss Sim-Racing championship including the simulators for this. Specifically: The small Zurich-based company is building these themselves, by Hand.
two years Ago, have established Vani Finkboner and Martin Bochsler the RacingFuel Academy. Finkboner told: “We all come from the world of Motorsport, gaming but also gladly, and rejoiced in the ever-better graphics.” Nevertheless, it never felt like a real race car. “The pedals gave way to light, and we felt neither the edge of the stones, the gravel, when we came off of the race track.”
your simulators can convey the appropriate feeling and are so good that Swiss Racers like Marcel Fässler, Nico Müller and others train with them. The three-times Le Mans winners Fässler knows the advantages of simulators: “for me It is the most efficient type of race preparation. I find my rhythm for the route and weather and days am still independent.” It is also significantly more cost-effective.
Unique opportunity for a Hobby-Gamer
Where the simulators of the RacingFuel Academy are not cheap. There are two versions of the 17’000 and 50’000 Swiss francs – a real professional devices just. Therefore, they also use the Swiss Sim Racing Series.
At the Auto Zurich can also try Hobby-Gamer in hall 2 at eight of these high-tech simulators. Every day there is a final race, a VIP driver starts. The three fastest trade fair visitors (one for each category, Standard, women, 40+) to qualify for the final round of the Swiss championship on 27. June 2020 at the Porsche-Meetings, in Mollis GL.