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Playsport in East Kilbride is set to welcome a new state of the art racing simulator centre GP Racing Simulators

GP Racing Simulators will incorporate 10 professional grade racing simulators, each equipped with a racing seat, steering wheel, pedals and a 43" monitor, alongside a licensed bar and dining complex.

Playsport in East Kilbride is set to welcome a new state of the art racing simulator centre GP Racing Simulators

Article Source: GP Racing Simulators
Last Updated: 26 March 2024 16:10

Gaming and racing fans from teenagers to adults will be able to take part in a hyper realistic motorsport experience, from driving practice circuits to competing in immersive Grand Prix inspired races, while enjoying the bar and relaxed surroundings post-race.

The simulators use the only haptic system licensed by the FIA, the governing body of motorsports worldwide, and this professional grade motion technology combined with virtual reality headset technology, used by brands such as Boeing and Volvo, makes for a world-class experience.

GP Racing Simulators is a concept from former British and Scottish Championship karting winner Ben Lambie. Inspired by his junior karting career, Ben is bringing his real-life experience on the racing circuit to Scotland, offering not only a highly realistic experience, but also a fun day out.

Playsport is fast becoming the country’s centre for sports excellence as the home of professional basketball franchise Caledonia Gladiators, 10 football pitches and the UK's largest golf practice, play and tuition facility. Motorsports and e-sports are among the fastest growing in the sector, and GP Racing Simulators will bring this enhanced offering to Playsport.

Director of GP Racing Simulators, Ben Lambie, said: “We’re collaborating with experts in the industry and using the very highest quality technology on the market to realise my vision for this world class facility. GP Racing Simulators will offer an unrivalled motorsport experience unlike anything else on the market. Work is well underway to transform the unit at Playsport and we’re looking forward to opening our doors in the coming months.”

For more information and the latest updates follow @gpracingsimulators across social media and visit www.gpsims.co.uk

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