rFactor is a realistic easily extendable racing simulation from Image Space Incorporated. It offers the latest in vehicle and race customization, great graphics, outstanding multiplayer, and the height of racing realism. rFactor features mixed class road racing with ultra realistic dynamics, an immersive sound environment and stunning graphics.

You can race against a field of AI cars, or in multi-player mode against others. The simulation supports a full day-night cycle. In multi-player mode, driver swaps are also supported, allowing you to run even full 24 hour endurance events. Everything can be customized by the community, including adding new tracks and cars, and a wealth of add-ons are available on-line.



  • Updated 15 degrees of freedom physics engine
  • Advanced tire modeling
  • Support for 4-link rear suspension
  • Engine boost modeling
  • Complex aerodynamics
  • Head physics, cockpit vibrations, detailed bump modeling
  • All-new track-specific terrain data file system


  • DX9 advanced graphics engine
  • Real-time day/night transitions
  • Projected headlights for nighttime driving
  • Adjust player and opponent volume ratio
  • See the apex with the Look Ahead slider
  • Adjust your seat and mirror while in the driver’s seat
  • Updating real-time scoring towers
  • Expanded and enhanced gauge and LCD features for vehicle cockpits
  • Improved loading times
  • Updated sound engine
  • Changing engine sounds based on upgraded vehicle performance


  • Career mode with upgrades that affect the vehicle’s appearance, performance, and sound
  • Define AI opponent types, strength and aggression
  • Races can be lap based, time based or both
  • Vehicle upgrade system
  • Vehicle economy including mileage
  • Ambient and track temperature changes throughout the race
  • More configurable keys than you can shake a stick at
  • Multiple Racing Series with vehicle and circuit filters
  • Grid editing


  • Full screen monitor and ability to rewind
  • Freely move camera from any position including the ever famous exclusive ISI Swingman
  • Spectator mode
  • Greatly enhanced replay system including clip splicing
  • Move, duplicate or delete replay clips while assigning camera movements to each
  • Export replays to AVI files defining compression and size options


  • Completely new multiplayer engine
  • Built in race statistics reporting to web based RaceCast system
  • Built in friends list
  • Server bookmarks
  • Dedicated server, including single click option
  • Native voting system
  • Add AI to multiplayer games
  • Built in IRC chat
  • Boot and ban player lists that can be passed around
  • Security checks to combat potential cheating

Open Architecture

  • Extensive support for modders
  • Easy to use customizable multi-language support
  • Define a league schedule
  • Rules to simulate different types of racing
  • Completely customize your controller
  • Drop in new vehicle liveries


  • 2006 Formula IS – High Performance Open Wheel (Video)
  • 2005 Hammer – Full Bodied GT
  • 2005 Howston – Full Bodied GT
  • National Stock Car – Stock Car
  • Panoz – Full Bodied GT
  • 2005 Rayzor – Rally Turbo
  • 2006 rF3 – Quick and Nimble Open Wheel
  • 2005 Rhez – Small FWD Sport Compact
  • 2006 Rhez – Small FWD Sport Compact
  • 2005 rTrainer – Low Speed Open Wheel
  • 2005 Venom – Rally
  • 2005 ZR – Affordable High Performance Sedan


  • Barcelona – Permanent Road Course
  • Brianza – Permanent Road Course
  • Essington Park – Permanent Road Course
  • Jacksonville Speedway – High Banked Superspeedway
  • Jiading – Permanent Road Course
  • Joesville Speedway – Paved Short Track
  • Lienz Festival – Country Roads (Video)
  • Mills Metropark – Permanent Road Course with two layouts
  • Montreal – Permanent Road Course
  • Northamptonshire – Permanent Road Course
  • Nuerburg – Permanent Road Course
  • Orchard Lake – Banked Tri-Oval with Infield Road Course
  • Sardian Heights – Street Circuit with two layouts
  • Toban Raceway Park – Permanent Road Course with four layouts