Ferrari 312 PB for Assetto Corsa – First Previews

Radiator Springs Racing has announced a new modding project for Assetto Corsa – The Ferrari 312 PB.

Made entirely by the 16-year old Maurizio Gilles Jr, the mod will bring Ferrari’s last fully-fledged works-effort sports car to Assetto Corsa.

Campaigned from 1971 to 1973, the Ferrari 312 PB was Ferrari’s weapon of choice for the World Sportscar Championship, clinching the title in 1972. The car was powered by a three-liter V12 engine and driven by world class drivers such as Jacky Ickx, Brian Redman, Tim Schenken, Ronnie Petersen & Clay Regazoni.

Ferrari retired from prototype racing after the 1973 and has not returned as a works-team to this very day.

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  • GamerMuscle

    Looks interesting , It will certainly be intresting to see what sort of mod support AC has at launch and how well things can be intergrated.

    If the final version of AC is every bit as good as the TD or even as good as NKP and supports mods properly I wonder if AC will replace RF1 as the Go to platform for sim racing.

  • Mirko

    I have enough of previews, videos etc.

    We want release date!

    • Anonymous

      Those are mod previews, the creators of this have no influence on how and when Kunos gives a release date.

      Stop complaining.

      • GamerMuscle

        Where is a falling piano when you need one ?

      • Mirko

        I don’t remember asking you a god damn thing!

      • Olaraitraitrai

        lolol I suggest you the new website of AC to chill out a bit…

        http://t.co/QiWwONmeYr

      • Mirko

        Sorry Im just under big influence of Pulp Fiction. I had to. It’s a killer, baby!

        http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B34DmsMxUlA

      • http://virtualr.net/ F1Racer

        You’re taking chances aren’t you ?

      • gt3rsr

        He didn’t mean it bad… just misjudged appropriateness of the quote :P
        http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B34DmsMxUlA

      • Anonymous

        I don’t think he knows his talking to the owner of the site. :)

  • Joca Mazalo

    Looking good, will watch for it after release

  • 6e66o

    Nice. One of my all time favourites!

  • Richard Pittam

    Some of these mods are starting to look pretty tasty. Lets just hope they are.

    • Anonymous

      They are just renders, pretty pictures, for want of a better term, no one knows what modding Assetto corsa will be like, or what challenges modders will be up against.

  • fkkamil

    Look very nice! I’ve just realized that I’m visiting AC’s and virtualr’s sites at least five times a day!:) AC will be good reason to stay home during cold winter evenings:)

  • Anonymous

    333sp, PLEASE!

  • Art J

    Great to see two iconic cars of ’72 season being modelled for next gen sims, but we either need RF2 version of this or AC version of PixSim Lola T280, otherwise, they’ll never meet on virtual track ;).

    • Maurizio Gilles Jr

      I was planning a release for rFactor 2, but i think when AC will come out, most of the SimRacers will abandon rFactor. First of all, AC will be a end game, rFactor got alot of bugs and will change alot, no point on modding right now.

      • Anonymous

        Kunos already stated they will continue updating the sim after it comes out.. It will not even feature proper pitsstops when the sim arrives.
        That’s funtionality they will add later. So AC is far from finished after the initial release.

      • Olaraitraitrai

        I think Maurizio knows a little bit more than what you think he knows… RSR and KS are very close, don’t forget about that…

        I have the same idea that Maurizio -.AC v1 will be a solid and finished product. At least thats what I understand from all I read in the interwebzz

      • Maurizio Gilles Jr

        Exactly, the point is, AC will be finished, so i don’t have to make mods compatible for many versions, while i have to do that in rF.

      • Maurizio Gilles Jr

        Ofcourse i know rFactor 2 will have pitstop animations and such, but as physics in nKPro and AC you really feel the tires while in rF it’s like a bumpy road, but rFactor 2 will change in time, as you can see if you use an old version mod (1979, Senna88) You will hear the engine all over the circuit, cars are dark (No reflections, no shadows) because they still upgrading the engine, no point on modding. CTDP group explained it very well.

      • Anonymous

        Bummer I am not liking the release of unfinished games too much anymore.

  • http://derekspearedesigns.com/ Derek Speare

    A “Power and Glory” mod for AC would be a smashing success!

    • Anonymous

      Maybe from scratch. Simbin will squash any attempts at conversion of their materials used for the mod.

  • Roger Wallentin

    This is a really great car for racing! Looking forwards to having it in AC!

    Very well done so far on the model!

  • gt3rsr

    “Ferrari retired from prototype racing after the 1973 and has not returned as a works-team to this very day” — and that’s a big mistake because sportscar racing is the real racing!

    • Maurizio Gilles Jr

      Sport Prototype not Racing sport :)

  • Anonymous

    I think I might have me a bit of fun with this.

  • Morgan Henstridge

    16 years old, Kids got skills.

    All I was doing at 16 was…….Never mind :)

    • Alejandro Ramirez

      I was thinking the same thing. Oh well, time to kill myself.

  • Anonymous
  • Pablo Coronel

    Oh, the model without textures, love CG.

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