AMR-C01: Aston Martin unveils £57,500 luxury racing simulator

Could this be the ultimate addition to your home games room?

AMR-C01 Aston Martin racing simulator
(Image credit: Aston Martin)

Driving simulator technology has accelerated at such a pace that gamers are now investing thousands of pounds to race around the world’s top circuits from the comfort of their own homes.

When the 2020 Formula 1 season was delayed because of the Covid-19 pandemic drivers such as Lando Norris, Max Verstappen and Charles Leclerc all spent time on their at-home sims to get some practice behind the wheel.

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Mike Starling is the former digital features editor at The Week. He started his career in 2001 in Gloucestershire as a sports reporter and sub-editor and has held various roles as a writer and editor at news, travel and B2B publications. He has spoken at a number of sports business conferences and also worked as a consultant creating sports travel content for tourism boards. International experience includes spells living and working in Dubai, UAE; Brisbane, Australia; and Beirut, Lebanon.