TIM THE PIONEER
1992 – Tim created the first steering wheel and pedals to work with F1GP by Geoff Crammond for the Amiga; so he no longer had to race using a joystick! It was made from old wire coat hangers and paper mache.
1994 – Launch of BallRacing Developments Ltd to manufacture steering wheel and pedal controls for the PC Version of F1GP
1995 – Opening of Interactive Racing Ltd to market the GP500 steering wheel and pedal controls.
1995 – Launch of first F1 cockpit simulator based on a 1993 Lotus 107c.
1996 – Supply simulators to support launch of ITV’s coverage of new F1 season.
1997 – Develop stand up F1 cockpit simulator for McLaren to launch at Imola F1 GP.
1997 – Midland ’97 Show with Rubens Barrichello’s F1 car with Stewart GP. First head-to-head race with Geoff Crammond’s GP2.
1998 – Conversion of McLaren F1 show car to simulator.
1998 – Launched our new Race Frame Pro & we had a 13 year old Lewis Hamilton to be our model for the day.
1998 – Supplied 2 historic style F1 simulators to support launch of Grand Prix Legends.
1999 – Development of Lotus 49 F1 Simulator, approved by Classic Team Lotus.
1999 – Supported Sony at Suzuka F1 GP with 2 F1 simulators.
2000 – 2 x Car conversion simulators for Ford as a permanent installation inside the Millennium Dome.
2000 – Launched EA Sports F1 2000 Game.
2000 – Supply and support 8 x Chassis simulators to Fuji Television, Tokyo, Japan.
2000 – 2 x F1 cockpits to support events for ESPN in Las Vegas, New Orleans, Miami Beach, Guadalajara & Buenos Aires.
2000 – Development of fleet of 50% scale M-Sport Ford Focus WRC simulators. Carols Sainz & Colin McRae cars.
2001 – Convert BTCC Astra car to simulator for 888 Racing.
2001 – Supply of x2 F1 cockpit simulators to Jaguar Brand Gallery.
2001 – Launch of BRD Speed 7 pedal system.
2002 – Development of full F1 car simulator and custom trailer system for Continental Tyres.
2002 – Development of TF-102 F1 simulators for Toyota F1.
2002 – Development and supply AX3 simulator for Orange Arrows F1.
2003 – F1 Cockpit simulator for new Toyota UK headquarters.
2004 – Full BAR F1 car conversion.
2004 – Bought the assets of Activa Composites Ltd (originated from Brabham).
2005 – Opening of purpose built BRD factory specialising in carbon fibre composite manufacture.
2005 – Development of road driver training simulator.
2005 – Development of TF-105 F1 simulator and show car for Toyota.
2006 -TF-106 simulator for Toyota with refuelling and wheel change simulator equipment.
2006 – BMW X3 launch.
2007 – Development of Renault Clio road driving simulator.
2007 – Launch of V1-500 motion platform system, x2 installed in Macau.
2008 – Purchase of NetKar Pro software system.
2008 – Full F1 car simulator to Shanghai to support GP.
2008 – Honda F1 Feasibility simulator development.
2008 – Supply of 2 x F1 simulators to support SingTel title sponsors of inaugural Singapore F1 GP.
2009 – Install F1 Car simulator in Jordan.
Simulator Race Centre Launch
2010 – Successful launch of Puretech Racing Ltd pilot centre – 10 x F1 SimCell motion simulators.
2010 – Development and supply of x2 V2-500 6 DOF motion platform simulators.
2012 – Sale of The PTR pilot centre to Capsicum Motorsport and rebranded Let’s Race.
2012 to 2019 – Manufacture and installation of x10 V1-500 full car simulators on-board MSC Divina, Preziosa, Meraviglia, Seaside, Seaview & Bellissima.
2012 – Improved design & installation of V2-500 full car simulator 6 DOF sim in Singapore.
2015 – Installation of x2 V1-500 SimCell motion simulators at GRace, France.
2019 – Liv2Race Ltd was started by Tim & Holly.
2023 – the PULSE 6000 was born! The rest is just history….