The team has been involved in a championship battle showdown in 2021, but we are not here to discuss that.
Now many sim racing fans will be happy and excited to get their hands on this rather successful racing car. With iRacing introducing newer vehicles into its 2022 season 1 roster, some maybe just a little bit happy about this one.
As usual with many developed cars for sim racing, it takes time to enhance the designer’s vision of their creation, will the Mercedes AMG F1 W12 E Performance live up to expectations?
iRacing mentions ” The W12 E Performance is the first of two Mercedes-AMG cars coming to iRacing, as the 2022 car will be deployed in a future build”.
Moulded carbon fibre and honeycomb composite structure
Carbon fibre composite including engine cover, sidepods, floor, nose, front wing and rear wing
Removable driver’s seat made of anatomically formed carbon composite, OMP six-point driver safety harness, HANS system
Cockpit survival cell incorporating impact-resistant construction and penetration panels, front impact structure, prescribed side impact structures, integrated rear impact structure, front and rear roll structures, titanium driver protection structure (halo)
Carbon fibre wishbone and pushrod-activated torsion springs and rockers
Carbon fibre wishbone and pullrod-activated inboard springs & dampers
OZ forged magnesium
Carbone Industries Carbon / Carbon discs and pads with rear brake-by-wire
Power-assisted rack and pinion
Carbon fibre construction
FIA standard ECU and FIA homologated electronic and electrical system
McLaren Electronic Systems (MES)
ATL Kevlar-reinforced rubber bladder
Lubricants & Fluids:
Eight speed forward, one reverse unit with carbon fibre maincase