Author: Jimmy Broadbent


Getting to Drive the Awesome Audi RS 3 LMS in Real Life

Car Culture 8 May 23, 2019 by Jimmy Broadbent

The last few weeks have been amongst the busiest I can remember. Between commentary, video making and incredible real-life driving opportunities, time to sit down and write has been limited.… Read More »

Smashing a 'Ring Record in the Breathtaking All-Electric Volkswagen I.D. R

RaceRoom 3 Apr 26, 2019 by Jimmy Broadbent

After some much-needed rest and recuperation over the last week or two, I’ve come back to a whole heap of new sim racing content. Over the last few days, rFactor… Read More »

Thrashing DiRT Rally 2.0's BMW M1 Procar is an Absolute Blast

Week five of season one of the DiRT Rally 2.0 DLC has arrived! Much like the first week, one car returns from DiRT Rally, with the other a brand new… Read More »

Driving a 2019 Formula One Car in Assetto Corsa for the First Time

It’s been a while since I had the pleasure of a modern, high downforce car. Over the last few weeks, I’ve driven a wide variety of cars and games and… Read More »

Is Monte Carlo for DiRT Rally 2.0 More Than a Reskin?

The new week of Season One of DiRT Rally 2.0 continues, with the release of the first new location for the game, in the shape of Monte Carlo. I say… Read More »

My First Look at the Awesome RaceRoom Porsche 962

RaceRoom 4 Mar 27, 2019 by Jimmy Broadbent

Group C truly is the dog’s bollocks. A truckload of power, tons of downforce and brutal power delivery — it’s hard to understand why the class didn’t receive more love… Read More »

One of McRae's Finest Drives: Driving the Skoda Fabia WRC

McRae and Skoda — one of these is not like the other! I think of McRae and some of the most memorable moments in WRC come to mind. I think… Read More »

The Ford Escort MkII is an Old-School Blast in DiRT Rally 2.0

Somewhat recently a fellow YouTuber, Jardier, made the rather bold claim that the Ford Escort MkII is the best car in DiRT Rally 2.0. With so many incredibly fun cars… Read More »

Godzilla is Here! Assetto Corsa Competizione Nissan GT-R GT3 First Impressions

After a delay of nearly three weeks, Kunos finally allowed us to put our grubby mitts on the latest Early Access release of Assetto Corsa Competizione! With the addition of… Read More »

Five Things That Need to Be Better in Dirt Rally 2.0

First things first – DiRT Rally 2.0 has jumped forward leaps in bounds in areas that I’ve outlined in my previous articles. With my sim background, it’s clear to see the vast… Read More »

Group B Cars in DiRT Rally 2.0 Are Simply Terrifying

You may recall in my previous piece, that I described the Group B cars in DiRT Rally 2.0 as “utterly terrifying” — and for good reason. Before I get onto… Read More »

Can DiRT Rally 2.0 Finally Dethrone Richard Burns Rally?

For nearly 15 years, we’ve been waiting for a rally sim to finally end the reign of Richard Burns Rally. 15 years speaks of the quality of the original product,… Read More »

My Insane Interlagos Race Against Pro Drivers... and My Teammate

iRacing 21 Feb 15, 2019 by Jimmy Broadbent

It’s been a while, but it’s time to wax lyrical about my favourite kind of racing once again: multiclass. Around three weeks ago, I was a part of a race… Read More »

Here's Why Bathurst is One of the Best Tracks in the World

rFactor 2 33 Feb 11, 2019 by Jimmy Broadbent

What do you say about Bathurst? It’s breathtaking, terrifying and brutal. Somehow, those three words don’t quite do it justice. It’s a track with a rich history, with incredible stories from… Read More »

I Drove a Rally Car in Wales (and It Was Just as Awesome as It Sounds)

Following on from the McLaren GT4 drive a couple of weeks ago, there was another fantastic real-world opportunity lurking. After having my first hands-on experience with DiRT Rally 2.0, I would… Read More »

DiRT Rally 2.0 Hands-On Preview: Magical Stage Design, Tarmac Physics Need Work

By the time DiRT Rally 2.0 releases, it will have been three years and ten months since the early access release of the first game. DiRT Rally is a title that… Read More »

The Day to Night Mod That Changes Assetto Corsa Forever

It’s quite amazing how fast the sim racing landscape has changed. In recent years, there has been a big shift in the PC sim racing community towards more licensed content. The… Read More »

The Emil Frey Jaguar Just Might Be the Best Thing About Assetto Corsa Competizione

Another month and Kunos has released another Assetto Corsa Competizione update. The January update brought us laser scanned Zolder, along with the fan favourite Emil Frey Jaguar G3. The Jag… Read More »

I Got to Drive a McLaren 570S GT4 Race Car (And It Was Amazing)

With the growth of my channel over the last couple of years, I’ve had this little dream that one day, it would enable me to sample a real race car.… Read More »

Project CARS 2 Gave Me My Most Immersive Experience In Sim Racing

Sim racing is marvellous. I know I’m stating the obvious, but let me explain. I have pretty much every sim on my PC and they all do different things quite… Read More »