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Sim Sundays | Sim Racing Podcast by Grid Finder

Sim Sundays | Sim Racing Podcast by Grid Finder

By Sim Sundays | Sim Racing Podcast by Grid Finder
Grid Finder's official podcast featuring guests from around sim racing. We spend some time getting to know the people behind sim racers. Pro esports sim racers, sim racing hardware manufacturers, sim racing content creators, we talk to them all. We will be covering the full spectrum of sim racing, PC, XBOX & Playstation. We'll also be discussing loads of different titles, Assetto Corsa, iRacing, F1 2022, rFactor2, Automobilista, RaceRoom... the lot! Want to get your questions to our guests? Follow us at https://twitter.com/GridFinder or email us at simsundays@gridfinder.com #simracing
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Williams F1 Esports Team Manager Seb Hawkins tells us about talking to sim racers' parents and how he deals with his drivers' social media accounts
Williams F1 Esports Team Manager Seb Hawkins tells us about talking to sim racers' parents and how he deals with his drivers' social media accounts. Seb has a really mature way of approaching sim racing esports teams in a surprisingly holistic way. Huge thanks to Trak Racer for sponsoring this podcast, Trak Racer provided the excellent TR180 for our new podcast studio! Check out the Trak Racer range here: https://trakracer.com/ This podcast is supported by F1 Fantasy League app, Grid Rival.  To get involved in our Grid Finder league on the Grid Rival app, go to https://gridfinder.com/gridrival  ...so many grids! To watch the races subscribe to Grid Finder on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/gridfindertv/live To get involved in the next race, join our discord: https://www.gridfinder.com/discord To find a sim racing league, livery designer or race broadcaster, go to https://www.gridfinder.com Want to keep up to date with Grid Finder and Sim Sundays? Follow Grid Finder on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram! #simracing #motorsport #cars #gaming #esports #iracing #simulation..
01:18:02
October 02, 2022
Cammie from Go for the Gap talks about what it's like to start a Sim Racing art company and what's important as an eSports commentator
Huge thanks to Trak Racer for sponsoring this podcast, Trak Racer provided the excellent TR180 for our new podcast studio! Check out the Trak Racer range here: https://trakracer.com/ This podcast is supported by F1 Fantasy League app, Grid Rival.  To get involved in our Grid Finder league on the Grid Rival app, go to https://gridfinder.com/gridrival  ...so many grids! To watch the races subscribe to Grid Finder on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/gridfindertv/live To get involved in the next race, join our discord: https://www.gridfinder.com/discord To find a sim racing league, livery designer or race broadcaster, go to https://www.gridfinder.com Want to keep up to date with Grid Finder and Sim Sundays? Follow Grid Finder on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram! #simracing #motorsport #cars #gaming #esports #iracing #simulation..
01:21:15
September 25, 2022
Paul Jeffrey talks Ferrari Esports, SRO and explains how he writes content for RaceDepartment and moderates the Studio 397 community
Donned in an outrageously flowery shirt and armed with his usual enthusiasm for sim racing and community, Paul Jeffrey gave us the full story of how he became a sim racing icon (my words not his). We spoke about how he got into sim racing commentary as well as how he established himself as the "forum master" at Race Department and Studio 397. Huge thanks to Trak Racer for sponsoring this podcast, Trak Racer provided the excellent TR180 for our new podcast studio! Check out the Trak Racer range here: https://trakracer.com/ This podcast is supported by F1 Fantasy League app, Grid Rival.  To get involved in our Grid Finder league on the Grid Rival app, go to https://gridfinder.com/gridrival  ...so many grids!  To watch the races subscribe to Grid Finder on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/gridfindertv/live  To get involved in the next race, join our discord: https://www.gridfinder.com/discord  To find a sim racing league, livery designer or race broadcaster, go to https://www.gridfinder.com  Want to keep up to date with Grid Finder and Sim Sundays?  Follow Grid Finder on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram!   #simracing #motorsport #cars #gaming #esports #iracing #simulation..
01:05:36
September 18, 2022
Dave Cam talks "ACC vs iRacing"; sim racing with Mrs Dave Cam and reveals details about his McDonalds stalker...
This week we're joined by iRacing YouTuber, Dave Cam. Dave talks about his journey into sim racing, his youtube career and discusses "that" grass hack on iRacing. This week's race was a lot of fun, so we've included some highlights at the end of the show. Dave also, for the first time in public, reveals previously unheard details about his McDonalds carpark stalker... Huge thanks to Trak Racer for sponsoring this podcast, Trak Racer provided the excellent TR180 for our new podcast studio! Check out the Trak Racer range here: https://trakracer.com/ This podcast is supported by F1 Fantasy League app, Grid Rival. To get involved in our Grid Finder league on the Grid Rival app, go to https://gridfinder.com/gridrival  ...so many grids! To watch the races subscribe to Grid Finder on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/gridfindertv/live To get involved in the next race, join our discord: https://www.gridfinder.com/discord To find a sim racing league, livery designer or race broadcaster, go to https://www.gridfinder.com Want to keep up to date with Grid Finder and Sim Sundays? Follow Grid Finder on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram! #simracing #motorsport #cars #gaming #esports #iracing #simulation..
01:21:22
September 11, 2022
Aidan Millward talks about winning The Race All Stars Esports Battle and creating his unique style of sim racing content on YouTube
Motorsports Youtuber, Aidan Millward joins us this week to tell us how he ended up on track with motorsport celebrities like Juan Manuel Correa, Anthony Davidson, Esteban Gutierrez, Hamilton and Bruno Senna at The Race All Stars Esports Battle during Covid and tells us about his distinct, Story-Time style of YouTubing. Huge thanks to Trak Racer for sponsoring this podcast, Trak Racer provided the excellent TR180 for our new podcast studio! Check out the Trak Racer range here: https://trakracer.com/ This podcast is supported by F1 Fantasy League app, Grid Rival. To get involved in our Grid Finder league on the Grid Rival app, go to https://gridfinder.com/gridrival  ...so many grids! To watch the races subscribe to Grid Finder on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/gridfindertv/live To get involved in the next race, join our discord: https://www.gridfinder.com/discord To find a sim racing league, livery designer or race broadcaster, go to https://www.gridfinder.com Want to keep up to date with Grid Finder and Sim Sundays? Follow Grid Finder on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram! #simracing #motorsport #cars #gaming #esports #simulation..
01:09:13
September 04, 2022
Jeff Maconi talks about his love for oval racing and describes how he started Maconi Setup Shop
This week we went to the US and tried out some oval racing on iRacing. Chris and Tom were new to oval racing, so it was just as well our guest, Jeff Maconi, is somewhat of a pro. Jeff told us about how and why he started Maconi Setup Shop and told stories about oval racing, both real and virtual! Huge thanks to Trak Racer for sponsoring this podcast, Trak Racer provided the excellent TR180 for our new podcast studio! Check out the Trak Racer range here: https://trakracer.com/ This podcast is supported by F1 Fantasy League app, Grid Rival. To get involved in our Grid Finder league on the Grid Rival app, go to https://gridfinder.com/gridrival  ...so many grids! To watch the races subscribe to Grid Finder on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/gridfindertv/live To get involved in the next race, join our discord: https://www.gridfinder.com/discord To find a sim racing league, livery designer or race broadcaster, go to https://www.gridfinder.com Want to keep up to date with Grid Finder and Sim Sundays? Follow Grid Finder on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram! #simracing #motorsport #cars #gaming #esports #simulation..
01:11:47
August 28, 2022
Chris Haye talks to us about his creative processes and where he thinks the Sim Racing industry is headed
Chris Haye joins us this week to tell us about his journey into sim racing and content creation. We discuss which sim is the best looking, where the sim racing industry is heading and Chris schools Tom on the differences between a long-tail and a short-tail Porsche... Huge thanks to Trak Racer for sponsoring this podcast, Trak Racer provided the excellent TR180 for our new podcast studio! Check out the Trak Racer range here: https://trakracer.com/ This podcast is supported by F1 Fantasy League app, Grid Rival. To get involved in our Grid Finder league on the Grid Rival app, go to https://gridfinder.com/gridrival  ...so many grids! To watch the races subscribe to Grid Finder on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/gridfindertv/live To get involved in the next race, join our discord: https://www.gridfinder.com/discord To find a sim racing league, livery designer or race broadcaster, go to https://www.gridfinder.com Want to keep up to date with Grid Finder and Sim Sundays? Follow Grid Finder on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram! #simracing #motorsport #cars #gaming #esports #simulation..
01:16:04
August 21, 2022
Chris Buxton tells us how he became a commentator for the 3 largest F1 sim racing leagues
Chris Buxton joins us this week to discuss how he became a sim racing commentator. He shares his tips for aspiring commentators and broadcasters and tells us what it's like commentating for WOR, PSGL & AOR!  Huge thanks to Trak Racer for sponsoring this podcast, Trak Racer provided the excellent TR180 for our new podcast studio! Check out the Trak Racer range here: https://trakracer.com/ This podcast is supported by F1 Fantasy League app, Grid Rival. To get involved in our Grid Finder league on the Grid Rival app, go to https://gridfinder.com/gridrival  ...so many grids! To watch the races subscribe to Grid Finder on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/gridfindertv/live To get involved in the next race, join our discord: https://www.gridfinder.com/discord To find a sim racing league, livery designer or race broadcaster, go to https://www.gridfinder.com Want to keep up to date with Grid Finder and Sim Sundays? Follow Grid Finder on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram! #simracing #motorsport #cars #gaming #esports #simulation..
01:03:43
August 14, 2022
GP Laps talks about his love for classic car sim racing and mods
We're joined by GP Laps, sim racer, streamer and lover of classic virtual cars. Jake tells us about how he got into YouTube, where his love of classic cars comes from and told us some very cool stories about the sim racing modding community. Huge thanks to Trak Racer for sponsoring this podcast, Trak Racer provided the excellent TR180 for our new podcast studio! Check out the Trak Racer range here: https://trakracer.com/ This podcast is supported by F1 Fantasy League app, Grid Rival. To get involved in our Grid Finder league on the Grid Rival app, go to https://gridfinder.com/gridrival  ...so many grids! To watch the races subscribe to Grid Finder on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/gridfindertv/live To get involved in the next race, join our discord: https://www.gridfinder.com/discord To find a sim racing league, livery designer or race broadcaster, go to https://www.gridfinder.com Want to keep up to date with Grid Finder and Sim Sundays? Follow Grid Finder on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram! #simracing #motorsport #cars #gaming #esports #simulation..
48:22
August 07, 2022
Kunos Head of Vehicle and Handling R&D, Aristotelis Vasilakos tell us about building cars on Assetto Corsa and ACC
If you love talking tyre models, physics engines and all things motorsport simulation, then you'll love this episode. Aris is a legend among the sim racing community, he builds cars at Kunos, he races in the real world of motorsport and more recently, he's started streaming his races of the cars he's built himself to his community. We had a LOT to talk about.  Huge thanks to Trak Racer for sponsoring this podcast, Trak Racer provided the excellent TR180 for our new podcast studio! Check out the Trak Racer range here: https://trakracer.com/   This podcast is supported by F1 Fantasy League app, Grid Rival. To get involved in our Grid Finder league on the Grid Rival app, go to https://gridfinder.com/gridrival  ...so many grids!   To watch the races subscribe to Grid Finder on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/gridfindertv/live To get involved in the next race, join our discord: https://www.gridfinder.com/discord To find a sim racing league, livery designer or race broadcaster, go to https://www.gridfinder.com Want to keep up to date with Grid Finder and Sim Sundays? Follow Grid Finder on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram! #simracing #motorsport #cars #gaming #esports #simulation
01:19:26
July 31, 2022
Alpine F1 Esports Manager Guillaume Vergnas tells us about the insane training and development routine the Alpine Sim Racing Team undergo
I WENT TO THE ALPINE F1 FACTORY TO RECORD THIS EPISODE!!! This was an incredible day in an incredible place that has produced (we hope you'll agree) an incredible podcast. Guillaume gave me a tour of the F1 factory before we sat down to discuss the incredible world of F1 esports. Guillaume pitched the Alpine Esports team as a concept... to Alpine... his story is incredible. We spoke about how Alonso and Ocon get involved with esports and mind-blowingly, how the esports team supports the real team! Huge thanks to Trak Racer for sponsoring this podcast, Trak Racer provided the excellent TR180 for our new podcast studio! Check out the Trak Racer range here: https://trakracer.com/ This podcast is supported by F1 Fantasy League app, Grid Rival. To get involved in our Grid Finder league on the Grid Rival app, go to https://gridfinder.com/gridrival  ...so many grids! To watch the races subscribe to Grid Finder on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/gridfindertv/live To get involved in the next race, join our discord: https://www.gridfinder.com/discord To find a sim racing league, livery designer or race broadcaster, go to https://www.gridfinder.com Want to keep up to date with Grid Finder and Sim Sundays? Follow Grid Finder on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram! #simracing #motorsport #cars #gaming #esports #simulation
48:21
July 24, 2022
Laurence Dusoswa speaks passionately about the value of community in sim racing and gaming
We met Laurence at the Nurburgring for the sim racing expo last year. We chatted endlessly about Sim Racing over a pint. This podcast felt almost exactly the same! We spoke about Laurence's 25 years in sim racing, how his community led him to start a YouTube channel and told us his thoughts on reviewing sim racing hardware.  This podcast is supported by F1 Fantasy League app, Grid Rival. To get involved in our Grid Finder league on the Grid Rival app, go to https://gridfinder.com/gridrival  ...so many grids! To watch the races subscribe to Grid Finder on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/gridfindertv/live To get involved in the next race, join our discord: https://www.gridfinder.com/discord To find a sim racing league, livery designer or race broadcaster, go to https://www.gridfinder.com Want to keep up to date with Grid Finder and Sim Sundays? Follow Grid Finder on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram! #simracing #motorsport #cars #gaming #esports #simulation
01:07:32
July 17, 2022
D-Box Vice President, Stephane Vidal tells us how they turn movement into experience
Recorded in the Canadian Embassy in London, I spoke to Vice President of Product and Brand at D-BOX, creator of motion simulation systems. We discussed how he came to work at D-BOX; what the challenges are with designing hardware that recreates experiences as nuanced and precise as motorsport, and Stephane told us all about an exciting new product in the world of motion sim racing.  This podcast is supported by Grid Rival - The best F1 fantasy app out there. To get involved in our Grid Finder league on the Grid Rival app, go to https://gridfinder.com/gridrival  ...so many grids! To watch the races subscribe to Grid Finder on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/gridfindertv/live To get involved in the next race, join our discord: https://www.gridfinder.com/discord To find a sim racing league, livery designer or race broadcaster, go to https://www.gridfinder.com Want to keep up to date with Grid Finder and Sim Sundays? Follow Grid Finder on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram! #simracing #motorsport #cars #gaming #esports #simulation
32:11
July 10, 2022
Trak Racer CEO, Matt Sten tells us what it's like to build a sim racing manufacturing company
This week I caught up with Matt Sten, for our first audio-only special episode. Matt is the founder and CEO of Trak Racer, so knows a thing or two about sim racing and sim racing hardware. We spoke about how the company started, how he designs his rigs, THAT Alpine partnership and we got a really interesting insight into how he led Trak Racer through Covid times.  This podcast is supported by Grid Rival - The best F1 fantasy app out there.  To get involved in our Grid Finder league on the Grid Rival app, go to https://gridfinder.com/gridrival  ...so many grids! To watch the races subscribe to Grid Finder on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/gridfindertv/live To get involved in the next race, join our discord: https://www.gridfinder.com/discord To find a sim racing league, livery designer or race broadcaster, go to https://www.gridfinder.com Want to keep up to date with Grid Finder and Sim Sundays? Follow Grid Finder on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram! #simracing #motorsport #cars #gaming #esports #simulation
49:34
July 03, 2022
Jem Hepworth talks about W Series, the Arden Simulator and racing in the Praga
Jem Hepworth, 2020 Britcar champion, Praga driver and W Series tester joins us on Sim Sundays to talk about how she uses Sim Racing to prepare for races; her ambitions to get going with some iRacing; and she answers Danny Giusa's question from last week - "what are your pre-race quirks?" ... turns out there's a lot! To watch the races subscribe to Grid Finder on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/gridfindertv/live To get involved in the next race, join our discord: https://www.gridfinder.com/discord To find a sim racing league, livery designer or race broadcaster, go to https://www.gridfinder.com Join our F1 Fantasy league at https://www.gridfinder.com/gridrival Want to keep up to date with Grid Finder and Sim Sundays? Follow Grid Finder on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram! #simracing #motorsport #cars #gaming #esports #simulation
01:12:51
June 26, 2022
Danny Giusa talks about being a full-time Sim Racing Team Manager and gives us a "Big" exclusive about the Sim Racing Expo
Danny Giusa and Tom have been flirting with each other on Twitter for months now, so it was high time they e-met in real... zoom... They dived deep into Danny Giusa's road to becoming a full time Sim Racing Team manager, what it's like to help organise the sim racing expo and answer's Random Calsign's question from last week: "How do you manage the egos of pro sim racing drivers"? To watch the races subscribe to Grid Finder on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/gridfindertv/live To get involved in the next race, join our discord: https://www.gridfinder.com/discord To find a sim racing league, livery designer or race broadcaster, go to https://www.gridfinder.com Join our F1 Fantasy league at https://www.gridfinder.com/gridrival Want to keep up to date with Grid Finder and Sim Sundays? Follow Grid Finder on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram! #simracing #motorsport #cars #gaming #esports #simulation
01:09:29
June 19, 2022
Random Callsign explains how he became a sim racing Youtube streamer
Random Callsign joined us for the first ever episode of Sim Sundays, the new Sim Racing Podcast by Grid Finder! We spoke about Random Callsign's start in sim racing, his journey into streaming and experienced his incredibly unique commentary voice over style! We raced the AE86 at Tsukuba on Assetto Corsa (PC) with some Grid Finder and Random Callsign community members.  To watch the races subscribe to Grid Finder on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/gridfindertv/live  To get involved in the next race, join our discord: https://www.gridfinder.com/discord  To find a sim racing league, livery designer or race broadcaster, go to https://www.gridfinder.com  Join our F1 Fantasy league at https://www.gridfinder.com/gridrival  Want to keep up to date with Grid Finder and Sim Sundays?  Follow Grid Finder on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram!  #simracing #motorsport #cars #gaming #esports #simulation
58:18
June 12, 2022