Cranfield Simulation

Cranfield Simulation provide professional simulation hardware and motion cueing software to race teams, driver training centres and individuals.

Cranfield Simulation comprises a dedicated and highly motivated team within Cranfield Aerospace Solutions Ltd, which in turn is a wholly owned subsidiary of Cranfield University. The commercial arm responsible for providing rapid innovative solutions to some of the most challenging issues in the Motorsport Simulation industry today.

Operating as usual

Cranfield Simulation updated their phone number. 20/05/2021

Cranfield Simulation updated their phone number.

Cranfield Simulation updated their phone number.

Photos from Cranfield Simulation's post 17/02/2021

Another motion #GFQsimulator complete...

☑️ D-BOX 1.5” G3
☑️ Samsung CHG90
☑️ Cobra Sebring T
☑️ Precision Sim Engineering GT3
☑️ SIMUCUBE 2 Sport
☑️ Heusinkveld Sprint
☑️ CyberPower UK custom PC
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£17,670 including UK delivery with a 5% discount using the code “RACESLEEPREPEAT”

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#simracing #simracingrigs #simracinghardware #simracingsetup #simracers #racingsimulator #racingsim #ptsrs #brewstergreen #911gt3 #painttosample #porschedaily #porscheclub #porscheclubgb #porschetag #timeisprecious

14/02/2021

Uncrate : “as close as you can get to hitting the track in the real thing.”
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#uncrate #gadgets #luxurytech #instagadget #instagamer #instatech #engineering #racingsim #racingsimulator #uncrate #uncrateupcrate

Uncrate : “as close as you can get to hitting the track in the real thing.”
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#uncrate #gadgets #luxurytech #instagadget #instagamer #instatech #engineering #racingsim #racingsimulator #uncrate #uncrateupcrate

10/02/2021

Cranfield Simulation Formula Simulator

“To say it works would be an understatement. I drove it, this unreal thing, as hard as I dared for half a dozen laps, and my mind was totally convinced. I pushed harder. I sweated. I nearly crashed. Eventually the tyres went off and I felt that too. It totally sucked me in.”
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#RaceSleepRepeat
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#simracing #racingsimulator #assettocorsacompetizione #simracingworld #simulator #simrig #simracingsetup #koenigsegg #simracingmechanics #formula1 #simracer #simracingamers #f1 #simracingrigs #assettocorsa #simracinghardware #simulation #iracing #instagaming #instagamer ⁣#carsofinstagram #carlifestyle #luxurycars #hypercar #ferrariclub #carswithoutlimits #hypercarsdaily #amazingcars247

Photos from Cranfield Simulation's post 22/01/2021

What do you think of this #GFQsimulator spec...

☑️ @DBOXmotion 1.5” G3
☑️ @SamsungUK #OdysseyG9
☑️ @CobraSeats Sebring
☑️ @Precision_Sim_Engineering GT3
☑️ @Simucube 2 Pro
☑️ @Alkentech_Simulation AKT-HY
☑️ @CyberPower_UK custom PC
☑️ @SteelSeries #Arctis9
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£19,527 including UK delivery with a 5% discount using the code “RACESLEEPREPEAT”
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#simracing #simracingrigs #simracinghardware #simracingsetup #simracers #simucube #mydboxrig #dboxmotion #samsungodysseyg9 #racingsimulator #assettocorsa #iracing #iracingofficial #rfactor2 #assettocorsacompetizione #racingsimulator #racingsim

Photos from Cranfield Simulation's post 15/01/2021

A customised motion #GFQsimulator ready to make lockdown life a little easier for one of our UK clients.
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Configure your own GFQ #Simulator online or get it touch to find out what’s possible.
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#simracing #simracingrigs #simracinghardware #mydboxrig #simucube #heusinkveld #cobraseats #samsunguk #steelseries #precisionsimengineering #assettocorsa #iracing #rfactor #projectcars #ferrari488 #ferrarichallenge #racingsimulator #racingsim #madeinbritain #lockdown2021 #raceathome

31/12/2020

The last of this series of #FormulaSimulator designs by @seanbulldesign, and ending 2020 in style...
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The story of #GulfRacing goes back to the 1930's, but it was in the 60's that the distinctive blue and orange livery and the now iconic brand truly started to form - with Ford GT40's, Porsche 917's, three world championships, three victories at Le Mans and an association with some of the world's greatest drivers - this was the golden era of sports car racing.
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Steve McQueen's film #LeMans in 1971 gave the #GulfPorsche 917 iconic status off the racetrack.
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In 1975 @gulfoilinternational went on to win the Le Mans 24hr again, this time in a Mirage Ford driven by Jacky Ickx and Derek Bell, also during this period Gulf celebrated a successful partnership with Bruce McLaren in Can-Am, Indycar and #FormulaOne.
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Now in the 21st century Gulf sponsored an Audi R8 which won the European Le Mans Series, and many more class wins at Le Mans with #AstonMartinRacing and in the #WorldEnduranceChampionship with #PorscheMotorsport.
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#gulfoil #gulfracing #gulfxmclaren #gulfporsche #gulfracing #carreracup #carreracupgb #motorsportmoment #porschecustomerracing #Sebring12 #24hNBR #mclarenelva #gulfmerchandise #gulfdrivetribe #gulflivery #gulfing #f1simulator #formulasimulator #assettocorsa #simracing #simracingrigs #racingsimulator

29/12/2020

9th of 10 designs from Sean Bull – one of the most popular #LeMans liveries, and a Porsche legend, the #PinkPig or #TruffleHunter from 1971.

Despite being totally untested this particular #Porsche917 was the fastest during qualifying but couldn’t complete the race due to an unfortunate accident. The retro #Porsche livery returned to the #LeMans24h in 2018 as part of the brands 70th anniversary celebrations, with the #Porsche911RSR driven by Kevin Estre, Michael Christensen and Laurens Vanthoor.

#lemans24virtual #24heuresdumans #24hrlemans #wec #porschepinkpig #porschemotorsport #nosubstitute #porschemagazine #porscheexperience #porschelemans #pinkcars #f1simulator #formulasimulator #simracing #simracingrigs #simracinghardware #racingsimulator #racingsim #assettocorsa #iracing

28/12/2020

8th of 10 designs from Sean Bull, and moving away from F1 over to #Indy500 with the iconic #YellowSubmarine Pennzoil livery…
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First seen in 1979 and took victory in 1980. After joining Team Penske in 1983, Pennzoil won two #Indianapolis500 races (1984 and 1988) in the yellow, black and red scheme with legendary driver #RickMears behind the wheel. The iconic scheme returned in 2014 for the 98th #Indianapolis 500 driven by three-time Indy 500 champion, Helio Castroneves.
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In 2018 #PenskeRacing commissioned Sean Bull to bring back the design for the new 2018 Indycar chassis.
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All our simulators are #MadeinBritain but we ship and support clients worldwide, we’re pleased to welcome #wseries driver Sabré Cook Racing to the extended team as our representative in the US.
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#theproofisinthepennzoil #mearsgang #indycar #indycarclassic #indycarseries #teampenske #penskecars #penskesocial #indianapolismotorspeedway #vintageindycar #Indy500SnakePit #speedasylum #teamchevy #nascar #daytona #mondaymotivation

26/12/2020

7th of 10 designs from Sean Bull...

One of the most recognisable grand prix cars ever, the 1.5-litre turbo V6 McLaren MP4/4 was also the closest an F1 car has come to a perfect season, winning 15 of 16 races in 1988, and Ayrton Senna’s first championship alongside teammate Alain Prost...

23/12/2020

6th of 10 designs from Sean Bull, and possibly one of the best looking #Formula1 cars of all time...

The #Jordan191 raced in the 1991 #F1 season, which saw a debut race for #MichaelSchumacher.

Originally called the 911 but later renamed the 191, and Eddie found himself driving a #Porsche911 for 18 months as compensation.
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#f1liveries #schumacher #eddiejordan #formulaone #formulaonelegend #formula1cars #classicf1 #historicf1 #retrof1 #7up #cardesign #cardesigndaily #f1cars #simracing #simracingrigs #simracingrig #racingsim #racingsimulator #assettocorsa #assettocorsacompetizione #iracing #iracingofficial #rfactor #rfactor2 #f12020

21/12/2020

5th of 10 designs from Sean Bull...

The #Ferrari312T was raced in various versions from 1975 until 1980, an uncomplicated and clean design that won 27 races, four Constructors' and three Drivers' Championships, making it the most successful car in the history of #Formula1.

Driven by the great #NikiLauda in two of his championship winning seasons, 1975 and 1977. Having missed two races in the 1976 season due to the infamous crash at the #Nurburgring which nearly cost him his life, but was miraculously back to racing just 6 weeks later. Lauda conceded the title by just a single point to #JamesHunt, but the 312's superiority helped Ferrari win its second consecutive constructors' title.

#F1 #Formula1 #FormulaOne #motorsport #essereferrari #forzaferrari #ferrariclub #ferrarif1 #ferrarif1team #ferrari312 #ferrari #scuderiaferrari #rossocorsa #classicf1 #historicf1 #f1legend #f1legends #maranello

18/12/2020

4th of 10 designs from Sean Bull...

The #Brabham BT20, winner of the 1966 #F1 Constructor's Championship, and Drivers’ Championship driven by Australian racer and team manager, Jack Brabham. The first and only driver to win the title in their own car.

Unfortunately as an indoor attraction now in tier 3 The Silverstone Experience will be temporarily closed until the new year. The team at Cranfield Simulation would like to thank all the staff and volunteers for making it possible and welcoming us into their fantastic facility.

17/12/2020

3rd of 10 designs by Sean Bull, inspired by #BrawnGP the only team to have a 100% championship success rate, winning the 2009 #F1 Championship driven by #JensonButton.

The now iconic chartreuse yellow scheme was a last minute addition to make the all-white chassis stand out from rivals #ToyotaF1, #BMWF1 and #WilliamsF1 who also be predominantly white.

The Brawn team took over #HondaF1 who withdrew from the sport in 2008, won the 2009 season, then was then acquired by #MercedesF1 in 2010 who went on to become the #MercedesAMGF1 team of today.

#simracing #esports #eracing #simulator #simulators #formula1 #formulaone #design #henrilloyd #virgin #virgingroup #virginfamily

14/12/2020

2nd of 10 designs by Sean Bull Design, we had to include a #JohnPlayerSpecial inspired design!
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This particular Lotus 98T ran in the 1986 F1 season and driven by #AyrtonSenna.
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This was the last from Lotus Cars to carry the famous #blackandgold and the last to be powered by a Renault F1 Team engine.
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#lotuscars #lotusf1 #lotuscarsfan #mylotus #forthedrivers #prideofhethel #lotusjps #simracing #simracingrigs #f1simulator #senna #sennaforever #f1liveries #drivelapland

12/12/2020

Two reasons to visit us at Silverstone combined by Sean Bull Design ...
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Our #FormulaSimulator wearing a livery inspired by the legendary #williamsfw14 and #williamsfw14b driven by Nigel Mansell and currently on display at The Silverstone Experience.
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The #FW14B dominated the 1992 #F1 season with 10 wins out of 16 races, 15 pole positions and 10 fastest laps. However it was the #BritishGP the year before at #Silverstone where Mansell recorded one of his most memorable victories; pole position, fastest lap and victory over #AyrtonSenna who was left stranded from running out of fuel ... an iconic picture was made, and Uber was born (18 years later).
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#f1liveries #simracing #simracingrigs #simracinghardware #formula1 #f1fans #f1esports #f1driver
#f1racing #formulasimulator #f1sim #f1simulator #drivelapland #williamsf1racing #uberdriver #racingsimulator #racingsim

11/12/2020

Our new #GFQsimulator, class leading components, built to order, for professional driver training or the ultimate gaming experience. From £9,700 including UK delivery. Made in Britain, sold worldwide.

https://www.cranfieldsimulation.com/simulators/gfq-simulator/

07/12/2020

Visit us at The Silverstone Experience between 10 December and 3 January, upgrade your visit to include time in our state-of-the-art Formula Simulator, together with Samsung’s The Wall display.

www.silverstone-experience.co.uk
[email protected]

29/11/2020

#Lockdown filming for an exciting new series coming to #Netflix and #discoverychannel and more in 2021... 🎥

28/11/2020

Exciting collaboration with Design_North and their #Hypercave concept, what would you have in your ultimate garage? Besides our #F1Simulator of course...

https://lnkd.in/drNcRhw

#luxurylifestyle #luxuryliving #luxuryhomes #luxurycars #luxury #luxurylife #luxuryrealestate #supercars #hypercars #design #madeinbritain #garagegoals

23/11/2020

𝘿𝙞𝙙 𝙮𝙤𝙪 𝙠𝙣𝙤𝙬... with no airline operators to compete with, #Cranfield Airport is an ideal airport for business jets, clients can be in London in less than 30 minutes, or from our #F1Simulator to #SilverstoneCircuit in under 10 minutes by helicopter...

19/11/2020

Not content with taking the crown of "the ultimate home racing simulator" for the recently upgraded #FormulaSimulator, our engineers have been busy developing a new compact simulator for the rapidly expanding home market.

The new #GFQSimulator benefits from the partnerships #CranfieldSimulation have established over the years with leading component manufacturers.

With a unique combination of both an aluminum extrusion base and steel tubular frame, the new GFQ Simulator is designed to fit through a standard doorway, yet strong enough to handle the toughest endurance race over and over again, without any flex.

Customers can select the best components to most accurately reflect their real-world racing aspirations; and top it off with personal touches such as exterior paint colours and trim options.

The result is a simulator combining leading sim racing components, yet offering impressive value for money when compared with competitor offerings of a similar specification.

The GFQ Simulator is now available online through a configurator, with a starting price of £9,700...

https://www.cranfieldsimulation.com/simulators/gfq-simulator/

#simracing #simulators #esports #raceathome

06/11/2020

Our #fullmotion platform in action. Combining the FIA endorsed D-BOX suspension with our own curved yaw movement to allow the driver to feel the rear traction and tyre grip.
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Available on both GT and Formula Simulators for home or professional use.
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#racingsimulator #racingsim #simracing #engineering #motorsportengineering #racecarstuff #simracingrigs #simracingmechanics #simracingrigs

03/11/2020

𝘼𝙣𝙣𝙤𝙪𝙣𝙘𝙚𝙢𝙚𝙣𝙩... Following the recent announcement of a second lockdown in England, our Training Centre will be temporarily closed until December. However, we are still able to safely manufacture our simulators for worldwide delivery, combined with remote #drivertraining and support.
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Race on any circuit at any time from the comfort of your home, with realistic motion technology that was once only accessible for professional #motorsport teams and drivers.
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Our Formula and GT Simulators use the same #technology previously supplied to #F1 and #NASCAR teams - as well as used by fast jet pilots to accurately replicate the sensation of g-force.
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Now available in a 'plug & play' home solution powered by a regular mains socket and delivered ready to race...
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https://lnkd.in/dS2_j6h
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#simracing #supercars #hypercars #racecars #racingsim #racingsim #racingsimulator #simulator #motionsimulator #trackdays
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#lockdown #stayathome #raceathome

29/10/2020

𝘿𝙞𝙙 𝙮𝙤𝙪 𝙠𝙣𝙤𝙬... the active suspension system first used by #LotusCars was a solution developed here at #Cranfield. Inspired by a research aircraft project, and going from #LotusEsprit demonstrator to active #F1 in just six months.

On 16 December 1982 at #Snetterton, Team Lotus tested the first #FormulaOne car with active suspension. That same morning Lotus founder, Colin Chapman, suffered a fatal heart attack and died aged 54.

#motorsport #automotive #madeinbritain #engineering #aerospaceengineering #automotivetechnology

13/10/2020

We're excited to be working with Design_North on their #hypercave project, watch this space...

#luxurylifestyle #luxuryhomes #luxuryliving #interiordesign #automotive #automotivelifestyle #supercars #hypercars #madeinbritain #sorrybatman

29/09/2020

Dear Santa...
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- Chassis formed from a real F1 mould
- Choice of colour with carbon fibre trim
- Custom moulded seat with fitted cover
- Unique yaw platform, feel the rear traction
- D-BOX motion suspension platform
- Precision Sim Engineering GPX wheel
- AlkenTech Simulation adjustable pedals
- Samsung screen and VR headset
- PCSpecialist built-in high spec PC
- SteelSeries Arctis wireless headset
- Software configured and ready to race
- 12 month warranty with training and support
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Above full-motion specification = £59,500. Tag somebody who would like this under their Christmas tree...
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GAMINGbible Sim Racing Girl High End SimRacing Enthusiasts
#simracing #gamingsetups #gamingroom #gamingrig #racesimulator #raceathome #racingsimulator #simracingsetup #simracingrigs #simracinghardware #assettocorsa #iracing #rfactor #forzamotorsport #f12020 #projectcars #madeinbritain #stayhomeplaygames #stayhomeandplay #stayhomeandrace

28/09/2020

Combining our ultimate full-motion #racingsimulator, with the ultimate super-sized display, #samsungthewall, and the ultimate address for motorsport enthusiasts, #escapadesilverstone ... Salon Privé ✅

22/09/2020

See our new #F1simulator this week at Salon Privé, connected to the giant Samsung “The Wall” display, and together with Escapade Living to bring you the “Ultimate #F1 Experience”
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Coming to #salonprive? Tag us in a photo on Instagram of the car you’d most like to drive on Silverstone Circuit for a chance to be invited to try out our simulator...

17/09/2020

Ok so this incredible #hypercave concept by fellow British firm Design_North might just take the title of the ultimate car garage ...an ideal #hitechhome for our hi-tech #f1simulator

Videos (show all)

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Guilherme Samaia of @camposracing trying out our full-motion #F1simulator ahead of the @fiaf2championship race at @silve...
Is it any good?...👍#simracing #simracinghardware #simracingrigs #simracingfans #simracingworld #britishgp #f1driver
Back on track... #BritishGP #Formula1 #formula1simulator #madeinbritain
Train like a fighter pilot...🏎#simracing #simracinghardware #drivertraining #drivingschool #simracingrigs #simulator
@ivanberetsracing driving the BMW M240i at @nurburgring_official_page for VLN training. Contact us for details.#simulati...
Watch @willtregurtha take on Spa in an F1 car using a Cranfield Simulation 11dof g-cueing simulator.#motorsport #racedri...
We're so thrilled to have been involved with the latest The Chemical Brothers music video for 'We've Got to Try'.Full vi...
Last year we attended Salon Privé at Blenheim Palace; a beautifully presented boutique automotive event, where world-ren...

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Building 84
Bedford
MK43 0AL

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Monday 8am - 6pm
Tuesday 8am - 6pm
Wednesday 8am - 6pm
Thursday 8am - 6pm
Friday 8am - 6pm
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