Simdeck PET250 simulator race car brings Scott Dixon’s winning Indy 500 car alive.

SimDeck brings the Scott Dixon car alive. The SimDeck PET250 simulator recreated the virtual version of the Scott Dixon car and bought it to life on the Orchard Lake circuit. The simulator created a real buzz amongst those who took on the mantle of Scott Dixon in the virtual world as they endeavoured to maintain control and high speed. However Scott has nothing to worry about if he thought that his driver seat position in the Chip Gannasi Race Team was under challenge. The guests for the evening hosted by Honda were from Logistics company Jenner who had the priviledge of being entrusted with Scott's car to bring it from the USA and its return in a few days time.

SimDeck brings the Scott Dixon car alive. The SimDeck PET250 simulator recreated the virtual version of the Scott Dixon car and bought it to life on the Orchard Lake circuit. The simulator created a real buzz amongst those who took on the mantle of Scott Dixon in the virtual world as they endeavoured to maintain control and high speed. However Scott has nothing to worry about if he thought that his driver seat position in the Chip Gannasi Race Team was under challenge. The guests for the evening hosted by Honda were from Logistics company Jenner who had the priviledge of being entrusted with Scott's car to bring it from the USA and its return in a few days time.

Kevin congratulates his silent half on a Show well done before heading over to Honda and to bring the Scott Dixon Indy 500 experience alive.

Kevin congratulates his silent half on a Show well done before heading over to Honda and to bring the Scott Dixon Indy 500 experience alive.

The Scott Dixon Indy 500 car being loaded for display at Honda Newmarket dealership

The Scott Dixon Indy 500 car being loaded for display at Honda Newmarket dealership

In once in a life time opportunity the SimDeck PET250 open wheeler race car simulator is to be displayed in conjunction with the Honda powered Scott Dixon Indy 500 winning car. The Indy car was especially brought to NZ for the Auckland Speed Show and post show corporate promotions at the Newmarket Honda Dealership.

The cars will be on display for approximately 7 days, where the public can come to view the sleek form of the Indy car and then experience the May 2008 Indy 500 race in the Simdeck simulator driving a virtual version of Scott’s sim car. On Wedenesday and Thursday evening a two corporate functions will see numerous attempts as drivers endeavour to at least match Scott’s fastest lap time in the May race of:
Last lap 42.02.82
Best lap 40.47.19
Last lap speed – 214.14 mph

Steady boys!

Steady boys!


The chance to display alongside the Scott Dixon Indy car and then to bring it alive in the simulator with all the vibrations, noise and life size images is a unique chance that we are delighted to have accomplished.

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Speedshow crowds impressed by the Simdeck Simulator
The Simdeck Pet 250 simulator created a buzz amongst many visitors to the http://www.speedshow.co.nz expo here in Auckland last weekend. The event had many highlights, amongst those being meeting kiwi Scott Dixon the Indy Championship 2008 who made a flying visit to the show for about 4 hours. It was a delight to meet his Dad who confirmed that the show easily met international shows, howbeit on a smaller scale.

We will be posting a photo report, plus updating this report when we have a moment.

The opportunity to meet the man himself, and to congratulate him on his amazing motorsport achievements during 2008, exclusive autographs of his front page news, was cool part of the weekend.

The opportunity to meet the man himself, exclusive autographs of his front page news, was cool part of the weekend.

This Scott Dixon lookalike, dressed as Scotty Dixon, drove a car like Scott, but also could not driver like The ICE Man

This Scott Dixon lookalike, dressed as Scotty Dixon, drove a car like Scott, but also could not driver like The Man

The smell of burning rubber and roar of the engine!

The unique sound of Formula One.
A BAR backfires when braking down before Ascari at Monza (1999)

Welcome to the high octane virtual world of Simdeck Simulators and Principal Driver Kevin Andreassend.

Who is SimDeck and what is a professional simulation race car driver? Two tightly interwinded questions that are a reflection of the growing number of companies that blur virtual and real world technologies that has only become possible in recent years without having to resort to top secret military budgets and technologies.

SimDeck Simulators is the brain child of New Zealand based technology entreprenuer Kevin Andreassend and is currently a trading division of his ICE AV Technology Ltd company www.iceav.co.nz The core focus of SimDeck Simulators is to bring to market a range of high tech virtual reality platforms for training, entertainment, team building, corporate activities and private use.  The first platform bought to market is the open cockpit Formula styled race car. It is available in a variety of models including Replica Formula One Models, Two seater rally, and the PET250 open cockpit. Future platforms will include two military aviation platforms that will allow pilots to take to the skies to do some “business”.

Aerial views of two Simdeck Cars.

Aerial views of two Simdeck Cars.

Building race car/simulators has allowed Principal Driver, Kevin Andreassend to establish a new career option as a Formula Race Car Sim Driver. “Having ones own race car manufacturing company allows me to indulge in what some might perceive to be the ultimate job of simulation driving, high speed action and turning this into a profitable business with a strong international focus”. www.simdeck.com

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