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It's like a dream-come-true for tifosi everywhere, hearing the words "Ferrari" and "free" in the same sentence, but Ferrari has posted a free racing simulator on their website. Ferrari Virtual Race can be downloaded straight from the automaker's website, allowing PC users to pilot a virtual 599 GTB Fiorano, 612 Scaglietti or 430 Scuderia of their very own.

There are racing simulators, and then there's VRX Industries simulators. Their VRX Mach 4 is the Bugatti Veyron of sims. It takes four Xbox 360s to run the Mach 4's three 37" high-def LCD screens and 7" LCD rear view mirror. Realistic sound is provided by a Bose Acoustimass system with a Harmon Kardon surround sound receiver. A Sparco Monza racing seat holds you tight as the 1500 watt tactile feedback system and 1900 watt tactile power amp simulate ever bu

On its website, iRacing.com claims that it "exists to create the world's most authentic racing simulations, enable and organize real-time, online racing, and advance and expand motorsport." To that end, they have developed simracing. With hyper-realistic racing physics and interactive multi-player racing action, it's the next best thing to a track day. Well beyond what a normal "game" would offer, it's like the difference between playing Microsoft Fight Simulator and going through training at Mi