With the Azerbaijan Grand Prix providing its usual display of tight and twisty street racing in the sunshine, and the Canadian Grand Prix lining-up this weekend, AWE and Base Performance Simulators (BPS) have teamed up to provide the petrol heads in the industry with the chance to compete in the inaugural AWE & BPS Sprint Cup – a fastest sim lap competition.
With the professional grade Blade simulator set up in AWE’s HQ in Epsom, and with more customers booking in demo visits now that its doors have reopened, AWE is planning to bring out integrators’ competitive sides as they go head-to-head against the benchmark BPS Pro and fellow industry colleagues. Participants will get a 30 minute drive including a 20 minute timed sprint session to record their best flying lap of the Brands Hatch GP circuit in an Aston Martin Vantage GT4 spec car, and have their lap time recorded on the leaderboard. This will be displayed in the AWE Show Apartment and available to view online.
The top three qualifying drivers will get to enjoy private driver tuition with the pro’s at Base Performance Simulators in the BPS GT and BPS Single-Seater simulators, both of which provide a highly authentic experience and are used by professional drivers. After 1-2-1 tuition by the pro engineers at BPS, a final fastest lap shoot-out will take place with the winner taking home a trophy and massive kudos of being the winner of the inaugural AWE & BPS Sprint Cup!
Running from now until October, get in gear and register to take part – book your visit and place on the participant driver sheet HERE.
AWE is the exclusive UK distributor for Base Performance Simulators to the residential integration and electrical retail channels. Participants will drive the professional grade Blade Simulator starting at £22,750 SRP inc. VAT. Built on a specially commissioned, rigid, powder-coated steel frame, this simulator boasts a BPS carbon, two-pedal, pedal box with electric fore/aft adjustment and a bespoke BPS carbon fibre race seat. Blade features the Precision Sim GPX Steering Wheel and runs a professional steering motor from Simucube; the Simucube 2 PRO provides 25nm of torque for the most realistic steering feel in simulation. The Aston Martin Vantage GT4 has been tuned by Aston Martin Works Driver and le-mans winner Darren Turner, who founded Base Performance Simulators and uses his real life knowledge to produce the most realsitic sims on the market.
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