You all are talking about 'late' sim racing history, really...
http://web.archive.org/web/199701171221 ... links.html
Now you'll see a lot of the original content when sim racing really first started.
IVGA & Don Wilshe
Spyder's NASCAR Racing
Wally's world had a lot of good stuff and Wally was a great guy.
Eric Busch before he was a Papy employee
Tim Wortman & NASSCAR
Leo & Shannon's carsets
As you mentioned above, Steve, you had Marc Nelson's TSP (The Sim Project), lots of great stuff for ICR2...some of it way ahead of it's time, I might add. Tony John's had a racing league IWCCCAR's that the car site grew out of.
Marcello Bassino worked with Chas and Brian Fox on BB&B, he did have a separate site, I believe. Mike Grandy (NASSCAR champ) also ran a site with a lot of stuff he had gotten.
Hckynut was a great guy. Helpful to everyone. Bill Anderson originally started with some track guides that we linked to from The Pits.
MT Church and Alex's NASCARnet started right near the beginning.
Technically, we really started a year or so after organised Sim Racing began appearing. There were some groups on AOL and CompuServe that ran some organised stuff in 1994, Tony Johns being one of them.
As far as 'who's who'...you've missed quite a few people. Neil 'Jed' Jedrzejewski, Marc Nelson and Gerhard were the original 'editors' of sims...way before anyone else started. Dave Kaemmer, despite what you may think of him now has to be counted as one of the sim racing pioneers. Geoff Crammond as well. David Noonan got missed in your group...you probably would not believe the amount of things which would have never appeared had it not been for David's influence.
Another good location to go look at sim racing's history is rec.autos.simulators
. Most people have forgotten about that now since we've got message boards, but that was where you used to go to find new and interesting information about racing sims. If you search the archives, you can find all sorts of interesting posts...
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