RaceRoom is the premier free-to-play racing simulation on PC and home to official race series like DTM, WTCC, and ADAC GT Masters. Enter RaceRoom and enter the world of a professional race car driver.
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Release Date: Feb 12, 2013

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August 18

18-08-2016 Raceroom has been updated (hotfix)

- Fixed an issue related to display adapter information that was causing game to not launch with the recent graphics driver updates, specifically the Windows Anniversary update.

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June 30

30-06-2016 Raceroom has been updated

- Added garage phase to Multiplayer. This is a 60 second phase before race to allow players to change their car setup and fuel.

- Changed login flow and integrated with Steam Web API. New players will no longer have to register an account with e-mail. The game will create accounts with the Steam ID and existing users will automatically authenticate with Steam details.

- Added support for Fanatec pedal vibration. Players who have a Fanatec pedalset with vibration can tweak these via the controller file.
FFB pedal throttle vibe zero magnitude = 0.01 // Throttle pedal vibration at 0rpm (reference point) can be set between 0 and 1.0
FFB pedal throttle vibe slope = 0.15 // can be set between -99999999.0, 99999999.0
FFB pedal throttle slip vibe= 1.0 // Throttle pedal vibration on tire slip. can be set between 0 and 1.0
FFB pedal brake slip vibe= 1.0 //Brake pedal vibration on front tire slip. can be set between 0 and 1.0
FFB pedal brake vibe slope= 5.0 // Slope for brake pedal vibration based on speed and braking %. can be set between -99999999.0, 99999999.0
- Fixed an issue where the game could crash while loading a replay.
- Fixed an issue where game was adding fuel in liters instead gallons while refueling during pitstop.
- Increased controller axis movement threshold used when detecting input (so that the player has to press the axis 90% down before it gets bound in options).
- Removed the now obsolete manual login screen, modified error screen and added retry button so the player can retry login instead of having to exit the game completely to retry.
- Added potential fixes for freezes that were occurring when game was trying to save replays.
- Removed fuel multipliers from DTM 2015 as they were causing issues in Championship.
- Fixed an issue where cars started without brakes if player skips the first race session in a 2 race format race.
- Fixed speed of background music changing after watching a replay.

- Added garage phase to Multiplayer. This is a 60 second phase before race to allow players to change their car setup and fuel. The garage phase ends either at 60 seconds or when all players have readied up by pressing Race.
- Added a new setting to dedicated server called “Non Ready Pitlane Start Delay”. If set to 0, players that failed to press race before garage phase ends, gets put on the grid as normal. If set to any other value, the player starts from the pits as penalty and cannot drive until that value in seconds has passed.
- Fixed an issue related to slow responses from/to servers that fixes cars continually remaining at ping 0.
Added potential fixes for connection issues that were causing some players to get disconnected.
- Fixed issue with session timer being off by 10-16 seconds sometimes, and not counting laps done within that time.
- Fixed an issue with drivetrain oscillation calculation that was causing inaccurate torque values in Multiplayer, causing cars to flip and float around unnaturally when elapsed time was reset to synchronize time.
- Fixed issue with being unable to change gear after walkthrough phase in Multiplayer.
- Fixed issue with "Waiting for Server Response" popup sometimes showing up and remaining on screen, after joining a multiplayer server.

Sounds, Cameras, Physics & AI:
- Fixed handbrake pressure being null on cars with recently updated physics.
- Fixed Honda Civic rear view camera.
- Added new TV Cameras for Nurburgring, Mid Ohio, Zandvoort, Sonoma Raceway.
- Fixed a case where player was given a cut track warning when entering the pitlane at Bathurst.
- Fixed a couple of garage spots at Salzburgring that were outside of the pitlane limit.
- Fixed a congestion issue when all AI’s would pit in simultaneously at some of the Nordschleife layouts.
- Increased fuel use estimations for most of the track layouts to a safer level, addressing all issues where AI’s wouldn’t embark enough fuel to complete a 15 minutes race session.
- Nurburgring: Merged cut rules between difficulty levels.
- Monza: Fixed issue with AI not pitting.
- Laguna Seca: Fixed issue with AI not pitting.
- Zolder - Fixed AI hitting pit exit sign when leaving pits in practice and qualifying sessions,
- Mid Ohio Turn 1 - Made the cut track rule less strict.
- Added bigger grids for Suzuka, Hockenheim, Hungaroring, Slovakiaring, Monza, Laguna Seca, Norisring, Nurburgring, Oschersleben, Lausitzring and Raceroom Raceway, Mid Ohio, Moscow Raceway, Shanghai, Zolder.

- RaceRoom Raceway: updated the tarmac, mapped the groove better, and various small fixes
- Tatuus F4: made brake disks visually bigger to better match the real car.
- Brands Hatch - Various art fixes and visual improvements.
- Chang - Various art fixes and visual improvements.
- Hockenheim - Fixed DTM pit stall being behind wall.
- Indianapolis - Fixed missing collisions on some road surfaces, improved collision walls placement so they match concrete walls properly, closed some gaps between fences, added some tirewalls.
- Monza - Fixed trees clipping through sign and the flickering Hyflex banner after 1st chicane
- Nurburgring - Fixed an issue with some of the curbs.

Portal & Backend:
- Changed login flow and integrated with Steam API. New players will no longer have to register an account with e-mail. The game will create accounts with the Steam ID and existing users will automatically authenticate with Steam details.
- Removed Switch Accounts option from Account Settings.
- Removed Password change section in account settings as it’s no longer relevant.
- Removed change email button. Email can be changed on the field itself and will be highlighted if it’s not verified.
- Added email validation to competition launch. We no longer require e-mail for a player account but a valid e-mail is required for competitions.
- Fixed an issue where hidden content used for a competition was appearing in regular car selection menu.
- Added a check on login for owned DLC’s so the refunded DLC’s will no longer remain owned.
- Fixed an issue where an error would appear after purchasing a track through the Multiplayer browser.
- Fixed so the purple server entry in Multiplayer browser refreshes immediately after purchasing the needed item, instead of player having to back out and re-enter the browser to refresh.

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“There's the accessibility, and the way it's just as satisfying to play on a cheap pad as it is on an expensive wheel set-up; how the handling is translated sublimely through both. And what handling it is, spread out across a delicious range of thoroughbred racing cars: there are the DTM cars, with their downforce and low-slung lines, that only seem one step removed from the hi-tech of F1, or their WTCC cousins that bounce over kerbs with the kiddish enthusiasm of a go-kart.”

“The sounds, the looks, the feel, it all comes together to form something that is simply a high quality product. Whether you play only the free content, or you buy it all, there is no question that this sim is worth the download.”

About This Game

RaceRoom is the premier free-to-play racing simulation on PC and home to official race series like DTM, WTCC, and ADAC GT Masters. Enter RaceRoom and enter the world of a professional race car driver.

A selection of free-to-play race cars and tracks are yours to drive with unlimited wheel time in multiplayer and single player games modes. Sponsored competitions and other free-to-play events allow you to enjoy premium game content at no cost.

Additional cars, tracks, and liveries can be bought individually or as packs inside the game store using an in-game currency called vRP, which is purchased using your Steam Wallet.

Key Features

  • Free to play - Eat, Sleep, Race, Repeat
    A premium racing simulator is yours free-to-play on the PC. Race endlessly alongside the world’s most talented drivers in online multiplayer and single player game modes.

  • Your dream car is here - Grab your pick
    BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Audi, Chevrolet, Ford, McLaren, Pagani, RUF, Radical, Volvo, Saleen, and more to come. These manufacturers bring the best minds in racing together to dominate the world of motorsport and the machines they create are precision instruments of power, perfection, and speed. We are proud to present them in the digital form for your enjoyment.

  • Speed is a universal language - Hit the road
    Going fast is a worldwide pastime and many of the most beautiful points on the globe are home to miles of thrilling blacktop. Start racing and conquer these places for yourself.

  • Up Close and Personal - Stand among the giants of racing
    No game gets you closer to professional racing and the drivers that make a racing series great. RaceRoom is home to WTCC, DTM, and ADAC GT Masters, with more to come.

  • Realism - Every sense touched
    You will see, hear, and feel what a race car driver does behind the wheel. You’ll grow smelly from intense focus and the resulting perspiration, and all you control is the taste at the end of the race. Will it be that of sweet victory... or bitter defeat? The experience of racing is yours and it’s unforgettable.

  • Accessibility - Racing is a family sport
    Novice, Amateur, and Get Real game modes cater to drivers of all ability. This game is fit for the entire family, so start driving today with your Steering wheel, keyboard, or gamepad.

  • The pursuit of perfection - Single Player
    Refine your skills against intelligent and challenging computer driven opponents. Use the Adaptive A.I., which automatically adjusts opponent difficulty based on your performance, or customize opponent difficulty to your liking.

  • Defeat the competition - Online Multiplayer
    Line up with a grid of twenty-four players as you battle new friends and rivals in online multiplayer races.

  • Competitions - Capture glory
    Compete against the world’s greatest drivers in sponsored competitions from Mercedes-Benz, EURONICS, DTM, ADAC GT Masters, and more. These competitions also allow free players access to premium content throughout the duration of most events.

  • Fast paced gameplay
    Be ready to break a sweat! Racing is the ultimate in twitch gameplay. No time for breaks, no room for mistakes. You are on point or you are into the weeds. Push harder, go faster, and reap the rewards of an adrenalin induced smile.

    Important Info/DLC Purchasing Policy

    R3E user accounts are associated with the user’s Steam account for security and transactions through Steam Wallet. A Steam account can use multiple R3E accounts by using the ‘switch accounts’ function in the R3E Account Settings.

    Upon purchasing an R3E DLC via the Steam Store, an R3E user account will be permanently associated with that Steam account and it will no longer be possible to switch accounts. The option to switch accounts will be permanently removed from the R3E Account Settings.

System Requirements

    • OS:Microsoft Windows Vista / 7 / 8 / 10
    • Processor:Dual core at 2.4 GHz or AMD equivalent
    • Memory:4 GB
    • Graphics:NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 or AMD equivalent
    • DirectX®:9.0c
    • Hard Drive:15 GB HD space
    • Sound:DirectX compatible
    • Other Requirements:Broadband Internet connection
    • Processor:Quad-core AMD or Intel at 2.4 GHz
    • Memory:8 GB
    • Graphics:NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760 2.0 GB Video Card or AMD equivalent
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20 of 29 people (69%) found this review helpful
5 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
8.7 hrs on record
Posted: September 28
Enjoyed what i played BUT!

It says free to play but its more like a demo
You get a few cars and only 2 tracks (like WTF you have to buy tracks)
All the DLC = 118 pounds
You can get 3 Triple A Titles for this price

I Thought World of Tanks was Brutal on the premium but this is pure Bill Gates ♥♥♥♥ right here
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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
36.2 hrs on record
Posted: October 10
Gameplay is awsome. Sounds are awsome. I dont recommend you play this with a keyboard tho. You can join competisions and championships online that update all the time. They have a replay system built in thats super easy to use and actually works really well. The game is free but only comes with 3 race tracks and a couple of cars, but buying other cars and race tracks are cheap and isnt really the issue with this game like everyone says it is. To be honest there are no issues with this game so if you feel like geting into sim racing but dont feel like buying assetto corsa or anyother game, then I strongly recommend downloading this, and also, Ignore the hate. All hate for this game is because people are to cheap to spend a couple of bucks for other tracks and cars.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
1.7 hrs on record
Posted: October 13
its a full on racing sim not just some arcade game. download if you enjoy sim racing games. in my opinion it would play best with a wheel
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
36.6 hrs on record
Posted: October 8
Absolutely fantastic simulator! Highly recommended!
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
4.3 hrs on record
Posted: September 29
one of the best racing sims ive ever played, a few minor bugs here and there but i definitly recommend this to racing gamers. a long download time but its worth ever minuite.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
24.5 hrs on record
Posted: October 2
Works really well on triple monitor setup at 10K. The telemetry to Accurforce and SimXperience motion rig is really good. This is a top notch simulator. Peope who complain about driving witha keyboard, this game is not for you. The sounds are simply amazing.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
9.2 hrs on record
Posted: October 13
I had no idea what Sector3 was, and given the mixed reviews I was a bit recultant...but once I got in the game I was like "Wow, the sounds! The sheer sense of speed! This feels like GTR!", then Googled the company and realize - it's Simbin!

The physics and force feedback is way better than Assetto Corsa, my previous favorite sim racer. And like I mentioned, the sound and sense of speed, is insanely good. Also this has more and better tracks. AC has modding, but I want good and solid original content, which Raceroom really has.

The pricing model is indeed stupid. Though apparently they have massive sales over the year, I heard you got the entire game for like $50 last Black Friday.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
286.3 hrs on record
Posted: October 6
best racingsim ive tryed this game have old solid roots (gtr / race 07) simbin series though you need a controller
and you should aim for a quality wheel but an xbox one controller will do just fine to start with

though you will always (when you get a new wheel or controller) need to to spend some time fidling with sentivity etc

there is some post here and there about how to config the controller and dont expect the controller fidling like a Playstation game where you just plug and play (it took me some hours to find the right setup for me controller )

pretty good graphics though some say it aint that good but hey either they play on a potato or demanding triple A 2016 graphics of a 3-4 year old game oreven older

lots of cool cars some is free most of them cost money though but i find the carpacks worth it im guessing its how you look at it

lots of cool real life tracks

championship races where you can win ingame money to purchase cars and tracks and ofcause

play against other racers either by time trial (ingame money prizes) or in a race with 24+ people on the actual track

quite a few dlc's but again which game nowadays dont got dlc's

and if you want extra content in form of dlc's THEN DONT BUY THEM THROUGH STEAM they cost like 3-4 times more the the ingame store i purchased dtm 2015 through the ingame store to less then 10 euro compared to steam price tag at 25 euro
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
29.3 hrs on record
Posted: October 15
Get a G920 and fast!
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
83.7 hrs on record
Posted: September 29
THE most realistic racing sim in the world. Amazing multiplayer and completely free to play!
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0.4 hrs
Posted: October 25
A good idea but not the best due to the amount of micro-transactions. You start with 3 tracks one of which being a hillclimb which didnt work and around 12 cars. That may be good but the game promises BTCC, WTCC and DTM but they are only buyable for around £12 each. It handles like Garry's Mod and there is no ability to turn off the brake assissts. Overall a good concept but not put well yet unfortunately.
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3.1 hrs
Posted: October 24
i love the car experience but this game hard to controll the car.if you too fast then you want to turn you will had a understeer and your brake lock.and if you drive normal (90-110) your car will spin and loose traction.please fix it.
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7.3 hrs
Posted: October 23
TL;DR More like free to demo. For your *average* person, I probably don't recommend this game. If you love racing games, follow real world motorsports, want a simulation style handling, and you have some money - the handling and driving experience is quite fun.


basically DTM, the game...

The FIFA/Madden of FIA SRO racing franchises.

You can compete with actual real-life DTM drivers on the leaderboards.

Mostly centered around the larger real-world commercial FIA motorsport series like Blancpain GT, WTCC and DTM.


If you know you want more of a simulator feel, this game is decent. I like the handling of the simulator and it feels quite realistic, and it's fun, challenging and rewarding to drive at the most realistic difficulty setting. It will really enforce smooth driving, proper technique, correct line, etc.

* Diverse handling between different cars
* Suspension tuning
* Realistic simulator style grip physics
* Good sound
* Reasonable track selection, nordschleif, monza, SPA, laguna seca
* Test drive any car from the store before buying


(minor issue: missing some important tracks I'd like to see such as Silverstone, Long Beach, Catalunya, Pikes Peak)

#1 Limited free content
#2 Car selection

1) Like most so called F2P games, it's not as free to play as you'd probably hoped. Free car and track selection is very limited. If you are willing to spend $30-$50 USD you can get a reasonable selection of cars and tracks. All content, however, could be very expensive to purchase, easily hundreds of dollars.

If you are hoping for a free game... well, I don't know of many other free sim titles, so this may be your only option, but realistically this game is probably something you'll need to spend money on if you want to have fun.

If $70 is not a difficult decision to make, or if you literally just want one or two specific cars and tracks, then pricing will likely not be an issue for you.

Most car packs say claim to include like 20 cars only actually include 3 or 4 cars, what they mean is that they have 22 skins total for the 3 cars.

As far as a campaign and paid content, the most promising feature is the "experience" series where you get to replay the actual 2015 DTM season, however, this feature only exists for the DTM series and doesn't appear to exist for other racing series like Blancpain or WTCC etc.

2) Race cars only. All cars are regulation style, i.e. they conform to some FIA spec like F1 or GT3 for competition racing - so not like the kinds of cars you could by from your neighborhood sports car salesman.

Furthermore, cars all seem to be tied to some specific year and championship, like 2015 DTM. There's a fair amount of variety, but overall it feels a bit one sided and limiting. Again, if you like this, then maybe this isn't a con, but for your average person, and for myself - I find this at least a small drawback - other payware titles have a more versatile experience that includes both consumer road cars and regulation racing cars.
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0.4 hrs
Posted: October 23
worst ever
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2.7 hrs
Posted: October 22
it's a fun game i luv it
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140.2 hrs
Posted: October 22
Raceroom is probably the way you will want to go if you are just getting into simracing, apart from minor login bugs the game works perfectly as it should.
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Floating Boat
0.9 hrs
Posted: October 20
Just bad and boring. feels like the game was rushed out or just beta, but its free so give it a try and see if you like it.
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90.0 hrs
Posted: October 20
Excellent game !!
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3.6 hrs
Posted: October 20
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0.1 hrs
Posted: October 19
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