Circuit of The Americas Joins Project CARS 2

Slightly Mad Studios have revealed another major addition to their upcoming Project CARS 2 title as the Circuit of the Americas joins the new simulation.

The United States only FIA Grade 1 race track is introduced not only by a bunch of preview shots you can check out below but also an extensive writeup, detailing the brief but interesting history of this cutting-edge venue.

Project CARS 2 will bring 180 cars and 60 tracks to the PC, Playstation 4 & Xbox One.

Powered by the studios’ Live Track 3.0 technology that allows dynamic surface conditions and the title’s comprehensive dynamic weather engine, Project CARS 2 is able to simulate racing in any weather & season, including heavy winter weather & snow.

Aside from graphics & sound improvements, Project CARS 2 comes with refined physics featuring the title’s cutting-edge tire model and improved AI as well as brand-new gamepad controls & FFB improvements. The new version comes with robust eSports & online capabilities including Online Championship mode, driver rating as well as race directing & broadcast controls.

Project CARS 2 is due to be released in late 2017, more info on what’s new in the second version of the WMD-backed title can be found here.

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  • Silvio

    Good addition, this circuit is very intense. But latest builds has ruined FFB. Waiting for new releases to enjoy the game again.

  • Markus Ott

    I wonder if those track side objects in pCARS feature more detail and polygons than a rF2 or iRacing race car ^^

    • wajdi nujeidat

      Yea sure it does for that its called the “Real Graphic Simulator”!

      • melanieuk1

        Is clutch still missing in rfactor 2, according to it’s microscopic community/users that’s 4,500 users in total, ask steam not me, according to it’s tiny userbase it’s the best, that’s 0.1% voice, surely that’s BS if it cant even simulate clutch control after 20 years.

      • wajdi nujeidat

        Yes rfactor is so old that it is the mean engine used by F1 teams! and yes GT5 had soled 12mln copies so it is a better sim than Pcars1!

  • RapidRefund

    Not crazy about the layout of this track but welcome the addition

  • http://www.gonzocalcio.it delpinsky

    Great quality! Keep coming.
    Sometimes I feel “haters” make jokes because they are scared this title could litterally make their mouths shut. So they are hoping for a fail (which is childish).

  • todemanjack

    Not crazy about this track either. But all these American tracks will make for a good sim of an American series. In real life we must drive tracks we don’t like.

    • HardRock

      That’s an interesting point actually, because in some circumstances having to drive on tracks we don’t like can affect our choices when we have more freedom and we may even change our opinions of them as do hundreds of laps on them.

      I learned this the hard way, as I used to play the F1 titles by CM (2010 and 2011 mostly) and I quickly realized how rubbish I was at Catalunya, so I learned to loath the track. As a result, I made it a point to drive it almost exclusively in pCARS after it was put into the daily builds, using it as my main test track to compare the changes made to cars during development. After hundreds of laps done, I realized what a great track it actually is, it’s just that I had to learn its subtleties. 🙂

  • roblo97

    “The United States only FIA Grade 1 race track”

    Indianapolis Motor Speedway’s road course also has a Grade 1 license until 2019. This from the official FIA circuit grading PDF as well.

  • varis11

    Maybe I, m the only one but….this is my favorite circuit!! I,ll wait some months before giving this game a try, don’t, the want to waste my money again.

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