Everything you need to know about the ADAC SimRacing Expo 2022  

Ross McGregor
We reveal all you need to know about the 2022 ADAC SimRacing Expo. The sim racing show runs from the 1st-4th December in Nuremberg, Germany, and is set to host some of the biggest companies and personalities in sim racing.
Everything you need to know about the ADAC SimRacing Expo 2022  

The 2022 ADAC SimRacing Expo runs from 1st-4th December and celebrates the best of sim racing, with exhibitors including Fanatec, Heusinkveld and Simucube. 

The yearly trade show is set to be held at the NürnbergMesse in Nuremberg, Germany, with a series of talks and esports races scheduled to take place on the venue’s show stage throughout the event. 

ADAC is the largest motoring club in Europe, offering roadside assistance to its members and advocating for better road safety. It also represents the interests of motorsport in Germany, promoting and organising events. Its influence extends to the promotion of sim racing, offering its backing to the SimRacing Expo and championships like the ADAC GT Masters Esports Championship.

Interest in Asetek’s wheels will be high

What to do and see at the ADAC SimRacing Expo 2022 

Luckily, there are plenty of sim racing-based activities to do and see at this year’s ADAC SimRacing Expo, including three high-profile esports races, talks from some of the biggest names in the genre and you may even bump into popular content creators such as Jimmy Broadbent and Jardier. 

Asetek SimSports has already hinted that they’ll be showcasing its new wheels and wheelbases, Simucube will be offering first tries of its new ActivePedal and Gomez Sim Industries (GSI) will reveal its latest wheel – the Hyper P1. Simucube and GSI may even discuss their recent hardware collaboration

Exhibitors set to take to the stage to discuss their products include Trak Racer, Simucube, Gridfinder and VCO, ably hosted by Luke Crane, Matze Brandt, Johannes Stuck and Korbinian Rubenbauer. 

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VCO will likely discuss its VCARUS concept in more detail

In terms of esports, Round 4 of the eNASCAR International Series from Daytona will be broadcast live into the SimRacing Expo hall.  

The finale of the 2022 ADAC Professional Trophy on Kunos Simulazioni’s Assetto Corsa Competizione will also take place. The competition, run in association with Simracing.GP, sees the likes of Williams Esports, TRITON Racing, YAS HEAT and Unicorns of Love gunning for the championship with an on-site six-hour race around Nürburgring’s Grand Prix layout.  

Hands-on with RaceRoom’s new MF-Truck 
RaceRoom will be present, holding visitor races throughout the event

The race will be broadcast live at the event with several esports racers taking part in person. Other races include the RaceRoom Community Trophy Final and the iRacing-based ADAC Digital GT500, with on-site commentary from Paul Glover and Alex Goldschmidt. 

RaceRoom will also have visitor and exhibitor races available throughout the event. 

The Expo, organised by Cowana GmbH, shares hall space with the RETRO CLASSICS BAVARIA show, so sim racers with some downtime can go and check out some outstandingly presented classic vehicles. 

Everything you need to know about the ADAC SimRacing Expo 2022  
The RETRO CLASSICS BAVARIA show takes place at the same venue. Image courtesy of RETRO CLASSICS BAVARIA

What time does the 2022 ADAC SimRacing Expo begin? 

The 2022 ADAC SimRacing Expo begins on Thursday 1st December 2022, 9am-6pm. Thursday is open for trade and media visitors only. 

The 2022 ADAC SimRacing Expo is open to the public from Friday 2nd December to Sunday 4th December, 9am-6pm. All four days will be live-streamed for those who cannot make it. 

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The final round of the ADAC Professional Trophy on Assetto Corsa Competizione takes place on-site

How much does it cost to enter the 2022 ADAC SimRacing Expo? 

The 2022 ADAC SimRacing Expo is open on Thursday 1st December for trade and media purposes only. Tickets for public access each day afterwards (2nd-4th December) cost 18€ for adults and 13€ for children aged six to 15 years old. Children under six can enter for free. 

Those entering after 2pm pay 8€, with a three-day adult ticket costing 44€. A family ticket, including two adults and three children between six and 15-years old, costs 40€. 

A group day ticket (for up to 10 adults) costs the equivalent of 13€ per person. 

Everything you need to know about the ADAC SimRacing Expo 2022  
There will be live esports broadcasts during the event. Image courtesy of ADAC SimRacing Expo

How can I watch the 2022 ADAC SimRacing Expo? 

If you can’t make it to the on-site event, the 2022 ADAC SimRacing Expo will be broadcast live on SimRacing Expo’s Twitter and YouTube channels.  

Exhibitors at the 2022 ADAC SimRacing Expo 

  • Actoracer 
  • ADAC 
  • Asetek SimSport 
  • Ascher Racing 
  • Bavarian SimTech 
  • Cube Controls 
  • Fanatec 
  • GetCloserRacing 
  • Gomez Sim Industries 
  • GPX SimRacing 
  • Heusinkveld 
  • Next Level Racing 
  • Nintendo 
  • Nürburgring 
  • O-Rouge 
  • ImSim 
  • RaceRoom 
  • RacingFuel Simulators 
  • Retro Classics Bavaria 
  • RIG/Nacon 
  • SimCore 
  • SimMotion 
  • Simracing.GP 
  • Simucube 
  • SimTrecs 
  • TrackTime 
  • Trak Racer 
  • Virtual Racing Lounge 
Everything you need to know about the ADAC SimRacing Expo 2022  
There’ll be ample opportunities for you to get behind the wheel. Image courtesy of ADAC SimRacing Expo

Sim racing teams at the 2022 ADAC SimRacing Expo 

  • Absolute Motorsport Acelith SimRacing 
  • Arnage Competition 
  • Biela Racing Team 
  • Deutsche Payment Nürburgring 
  • Dörr Esports 
  • DV1 TritonRacing 
  • Geekz Energy 
  • GetCloserRacing 
  • Grind Finder 
  • GTWR 
  • KKrämer Racing eSports 
  • Reiter Engineering Esports 
  • Rennwelten SimRacingAcademy 
  • Team Ballas Esports 
  • Team Fordzilla 
  • Veloce 
  • WS Racing for Esports 
  • Team Redline  
  • YEET Esports 
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