For a while now, racing games have been pretty good. Good enough to be of value as practice tools for those of us going to the track for real, and even as a tool to find fresh talent like the long-running Nissan Playstation GT Academy. But as plenty of readers have mentioned in the comments, if you want real accuracy, you need to ditch the console and move to the PC. You need something like iRacing. Even then, sitting at your desk with a wheel and pedals will only take you so far.
Enter CXC Simulations.
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