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Poll Results: Which is better Dirt 3 vs F1 2011

 
  • 64% (18)
    Dirt 3
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    F1 2011
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    About the same
  • 14% (4)
    I'd recommend another racing sim
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I guess you could call me a professional sim racer lol. I play iRacing and I'm pretty good at it. Its led to some sponsorships and some nice gear and hardware.

Ok Lemme take a wild guess here Nascar racing on iRacing huh biggrin.gif dont some of the professional racers race on iRacing, I thought I saw that somewhere.
BTW how does it work do they just sponsor equipment or or is there cash involved?
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+1 on DiRT 2 & 3 (dont bother with dirt showdown.. seriously)

http://www.codemasters.com/uk/grid-uk/pc/

you might also want to take a look at Grid .. its an old title, but still good IMO .. and grid 2 is coming out next year i think
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Ok Lemme take a wild guess here Nascar racing on iRacing huh biggrin.gif dont some of the professional racers race on iRacing, I thought I saw that somewhere.
BTW how does it work do they just sponsor equipment or or is there cash involved?
Yeah the nascar racing is what I do. There's all kinds of cars though. A lot of real life pros race now and then. I've been fortunate enough to meet some in person after meeting them in the game.

My sponsor is a boutique PC builder so I get cash and PC gear. He's also the only North American reseller of the Obutto cockpit so I have one of those too.
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LOL I hear you on Dirt Showdown its not my cup of tea either. Grid is also on my list albeit a bit further down, I hope Grid 2 delivers it looks like it'll be a good game
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LOL I hear you on Dirt Showdown its not my cup of tea either. Grid is also on my list albeit a bit further down, I hope Grid 2 delivers it looks like it'll be a good game

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goodluck! biggrin.gif

@ljason8eg

/envy .. i want a setup just like yours frown.gif
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Yeah the nascar racing is what I do. There's all kinds of cars though. A lot of real life pros race now and then. I've been fortunate enough to meet some in person after meeting them in the game.
My sponsor is a boutique PC builder so I get cash and PC gear. He's also the only North American reseller of the Obutto cockpit so I have one of those too.

Yeah I have some familiarity with iRacing Did you beat them and how was their reaction meeting them in person?
5th gear had a clip where the host ranked his top 10 racing games

Its on You tube look for Tiff Needell Reviews Sim Racers .
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Honestly... Dirt 2 is better than 3. It all depends on how much you like all the gymhkana stuff. 2 was more about rallying and 3 was more "mainstream." With that said, I've only tried the demo of F1 and while I enjoy F1 itself... I found the that the learning curve was just a bit much.

Neither games are really sims. F1 does try a bit harder, but not a Sim. Between both, I'd say D3 has much nicer looking tracks. I've seen the tracks in F1 100s of times in a ton of other games.


That's the fun part of F1 though, trying to get to a point where you don;t need the driver aids. You need a good wheel and pedals though. Dirt 3 kinda annoys me with all this pomp and stuff, and some dude.chick keeps talking in my ear. Shut the heck up will ya? lol.
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Yeah I have some familiarity with iRacing Did you beat them and how was their reaction meeting them in person?
I've beat quite a few of them. I remember running nose to tail with Dale Earnhardt Jr. for several laps at Daytona one time. Was pretty cool to be sharing a track with someone like that, even if its only a game. Most of the guys who do it for real are really nice guys. They're really no different than "normal" everyday people except their job involves driving a car really fast. biggrin.gif
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It sucks that their are so few racing games for pc, I wouldn't mind playing forza on pc
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I hear you ipv89, funny thing is most of the good ones are made by Codemasters

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