The guy at Pretend Race Cars blog, as many know, is widely hated by sim developers and many users for his sarcastic style and no-BS attitude towards the industry (which I particularly enjoy), having been banned from several official forums – and even caused some trouble to Reiza a while ago. So, to my surprise, I found this in his very particular and extremely picky Sim Racing Buyers Guide and considered it worth posting here, as praise from this guy doesn't come easy: "(...) one primary sim worth your time is basically anything released by Brazilian Developer Reiza Studios. Built using ISI’s trusted rFactor as a base, and brought up to modern standards via the use of community plug-ins and the work of talented 3D artists and physics editors, Stock Car Extreme/Automobilista is essentially the closest we’ll get to an HD Remake of the original rFactor – an already reputable game based on its physics engine and functionality alone. The game’s history has its roots firmly planted in the South American Stock Car Brasil touring car series, but Reiza have included a multitude of international cars to diversify the content list. (...) this is a game where you can sit down and learn how to drive seven totally different cars over seven days – and then do it all again next week. (...) If you’re even the least bit curious as to what a good racing sim looks like; a game you can point to and say “this is what a PC racing simulator is all about”, it’s Stock Car Extreme/Automobilista."