Does a Force Feedback Racing Wheel Make You Faster?

Is it true what they say? Does a Force Feedback Racing Wheel make you faster at sim racing video games? Well I just got my first wheel in a long time – and first ever with FFB, a Thrustmaster TX Ferrari 458 Italia Edition, originally for Xbox One but just as at home on my Xbox Series X, so I set out to find out. I set a lap in F1 2021 with my favourite car (The McLaren MCL35M) at my favourite track (Albert Park in Melbourne, Australia) with a standard Xbox Series Gamepad and then set about trying to match or beat that time with the Thrustmaster.
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Weekly Vlog: March 15-21, 2021 – Socialising Outdoors!

In this week’s Vlog; my adventures in Forza Horizon 4 take on a LEGO twist with the LEGO Speed Champions DLC, I give my thoughts on Season 3 of Netflix’s F1 docuseries Drive To Survive, I take my Sony Handycam FDR-AX53 with me as I get out into the world to socialise outdoors with a friend for the first time in over a year and there’s a reboot of my old drinks review show, Paul Douglas Drinks to Beverages featuring Fentiman’s Light Rose Lemonade and Gusto Organic Real Cherry Cola!
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Weekly Vlog: March 1-7, 2021 – Xbox Series X Unboxing

In this week’s instalment of my Weekly Vlog series, my long-delayed Xbox Series X arrives for an unboxing and I get my first taste of its next-gen gameplay with Forza Horizon 4 and Destiny 2, while also brute forcing better performance out of a beloved classic in Grand Theft Auto IV. Plus more walking, a brand new Daniel Ricciardo T-Shirt from McLaren F1 Team and I get to enjoy a pizza party at work!
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Weekly Vlog: February 15-21, 2021

It’s back to nightshift mode for the third Weekly Vlog! In this instalment: I react to the first Nintendo Direct of the year, I do a taste test of two flavours of gourmet popcorn from Joe & Seph’s, get some good news in the ongoing saga of my Xbox Series X shipping drama and have to replace my favourite face mask because of news out of Italy about it…Not working.
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