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Fanatec Hardware Settings for Assetto Corsa Competizione (PC)

Onboard racing in Assetto Corsa Competizione

Diving into the world of sim racing can be an exhilarating journey, especially for novices eager to replicate the real-world sensations of racing from the comfort of their homes. Yet, this enthusiasm can be quickly dampened when confronted with the task of tweaking countless settings to achieve that sought-after realistic racing feel. Particularly with high-quality equipment like Fanatec, the sheer number of parameters available can leave beginners overwhelmed and unsure of where to begin.


Fanatec’s range of racing wheels is renowned for their precision and ability to deliver immersive force feedback, mirroring the nuances of a real car’s movements. However, optimizing these settings for Assetto Corsa Competizione (PC) requires a delicate balance, a synergy between the hardware’s tuning menu and the in-game settings.



While the provided settings can serve as a solid foundation, the key lies in understanding and personalizing them. These configurations might not resonate with everyone’s tastes or driving habits, but they are a pivotal starting point.

You've installed Fanalab, now what?
You’ve installed Fanalab, now what?

Once you’ve installed Fanalab, you can go ahead to the “Tuning Menu” tab and use the settings below. I might add that these settings can also be adjusted on the fly via a Fanatec steering wheel.

Example Fanalab Tuning Menu settings
Example Fanalab Tuning Menu settings

Podium Wheel Base DD1

  • Tuning Menu Settings:
    • SEN: 1080
    • FF: 45
    • FFS: Peak
    • NDP: 15
    • NFR: 2
    • NIN: 3
    • INT: 2
    • FEI: 100
    • FOR: 100
    • SPR: 100
    • DPR: 100
    • BLI: User Preference
    • SHO: 100
    • BRF: User Preference
  • In-Game Settings:
    • Steer lock: 1080
    • Gain: 60
    • Min Force: 0
    • Dynamic Damping: 100
    • Road Effects: 0
Mecedes AMG in Assetto Corsa


Podium Wheel Base DD2

  • Tuning Menu Settings:
    • SEN: 1080
    • FF: 45
    • FFS: Peak
    • NDP: 15
    • NFR: 2
    • NIN: 3
    • INT: 2
    • FEI: 100
    • FOR: 100
    • SPR: 100
    • DPR: 100
    • BLI: User Preference
    • SHO: 100
    • BRF: User Preference
  • In-Game Settings:
    • Steer lock: 1080
    • Gain: 60
    • Min Force: 0
    • Dynamic Damping: 100
    • Road Effects: 0
BMW in Assetto Corsa Competizione


CSL DD (Compatibility Mode recommended)

  • Tuning Menu Settings:
    • SEN: 1080
    • FF: 100
    • FFS: Peak
    • NDP: 20
    • NFR: Off
    • NIN: 3
    • INT: 4
    • FEI: 100
    • FOR: 100
    • SPR: 100
    • DPR: 50
    • BLI: User Preference
    • SHO: 100
    • BRF: User Preference
  • In-Game Settings:
    • Steer lock: 1080
    • Gain: 70
    • Min Force: 0
    • Dynamic Damping: 100
    • Road Effects: 0

With these settings as your baseline, you’ll be well-equipped to start your racing journey. Remember, personal tweaks based on your style and preferences will make the experience uniquely yours. On that note, I’ve written several guides to FFB settings, including a guide based on what each of these Fanatec variables means and how to adjust them based on your own feeling of what the wheel is doing. So, if you’re in the mood to come up with your own FFB setup – start with this FFB setup article.

Whether you’re a novice or a seasoned pro, the combination of Assetto Corsa Competizione and Fanatec hardware promises an immersive racing adventure – so, most importantly, remember to enjoy the learning curve.


Fanatec Hardware Settings for Assetto Corsa Competizione (PC)

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