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Project CARS – Nic Hamilton Short Film Teaser

Slightly Mad Studios have announced an upcoming short film dedicated to Nicolas Hamilton’s journey in sim racing.

Slightly Mad Studios have announced an upcoming short film dedicated to Nicolas Hamilton’s journey in sim racing.

Entitled “How Sim Racing Saved my Life”, the film follows Hamilton, an accomplished real-life race driver, and his role as Project CARS Handling Consultant as feedback from the British racing ace was pivotal in shaping the WMD powered title that has become a success around the globe.

The full version of the short film will be available soon, celebrating the launch of Project CARS’ Game of the Year Edition, until then you can check out a little teaser below!

  • Richard Hessels

    An accomplished real-life race driver?
    Races entered 49 – Wins 0 – Podiums 0 – Pole positions 0 – Fastest laps 0.
    Happy to see his life is saved by simracing.

    • Sanazabaaar

      Where are these stats from you nasty pasty?

      • Richard Hessels

        I was kart racing national level before the age of internet. Have about 2 boxes full of trophies stuffed somewhere from that era as a reminder. BTW.. i never claimed i’m accomplished racing driver.

      • Leper Messiah

        And do you have a disability to overcome? If not STFU.

      • Sanazabaaar

        “Races entered 49 – Wins 0 – Podiums 0 – Pole positions 0 – Fastest laps 0”

    • HammerX

      Why you trolling dude? Always one of you hanging around in the shadows. 🙂
      Good for you Nic!!!

    • punkfest2000

      What a petty little man. Tell us about your illustrious career Hessels.

    • http://racingrenders.com/ F1Racer

      Yikes that was harsh. Considering Nic’s physical disability, just to be where he is IS an accomplishment. You don’t have to win to be adorned with that label. It is possible to accomplish your dream to be in a racing series without actually winning in it. Getting there is just as tough.

      Yeah that comment of yours was a bit unnecessary.

      • Richard Hessels

        I did not mean his personal accomplishments, i have the deepest respect for that. I think it’s super cool he can still live his racing dream with his physical challenge. Only though that stating him as a accomplished racing driver was a over exaggerated. I know people like Nick do not want to be judged differently because of their disability but on their achievements.

      • Leper Messiah

        Your initially wording was very poor. “Accomplished” is accurate as it can mean skilled at an activity, if he can keep a car on the track then he qualifies. Still you have infinitely more class than Hugh G Rection above, who clearly went to the school of Douche and graduated with honours!

      • http://racingrenders.com/ F1Racer

        okay. But I also didn’t think it was relevant enough to make a point out of it.

        It’s just not important enough in life to worry about such small details imo. Some things you gotta let slide 😉

    • Silvio

      I didn’t know that was necessary to win to be a real race driver…

    • RapidRefund

      So how many starts do you have??

  • Noel Hibbard

    But his brother uses rF-Pro at the office. 😛

    • LogiForce

      When he’s at home or at Nic’s place… Project CARS. 😉

      • RapidRefund

        He was also using Codemasters F1 Series as well as other I might assume.

  • Hugh G Rection

    As accomplished and successful as Susie Wolff – really despise these idiots who get by on the backs of others money and power at the expense of decent drivers trying to make their way by actually winning something.

    If these sims were really that good they would have top drivers promoting them – if anyone buys this on the back of Nic’s endorsement you need your head testing.

    • pez2k

      The value of Nic’s feedback was that he’d played a lot of sims, but was now doing a real-life racing series alongside it, so he had a good eye for the differences between sims and the real thing.

      Ben Collins was on board for his experience of many different vehicles, plus the fact that he didn’t like simracing so he didn’t have any preconceived notions of what they should drive like.

      Oli Webb was the real-world BAC Mono test driver, and had other racing experience to draw upon too.

      As for Nic’s accomplishments, going from a wheelchair to the BTCC despite his disabilities is a pretty respectable feat in my books. I don’t think anyone expected him to be blowing the wheels off Shedden and Plato.

    • RapidRefund

      Your something else do you hear yourself talking? I think you did include a word in your post that I may use to refer to you. The Nic Hamilton Story is a great Story and hear you are taking the piss with regards to it.

  • Leper Messiah

    Sorry to hear that but it’s just not comparable to cerebral palsy.

    • Richard Hessels

      Offcourse is no comparison.
      If the harsh comment above me was still there, my reaction would have made more sense.
      Don’t need sympathy, bad things happen and you try to fight your way back.

      • Leper Messiah

        yeah I did the harsh comment above, so I understand your comment in relation to what I posted. All in all it’s better to not be critical of what someone has “accomplished” or not when they have overcome personal issues.

  • Patrik Marek

    he is still young, we can still see bigger things in his future.

    My legend in this sense is Alex Zanardi !!! But he wasn’t born with the handicap, he got into accident.
    you can be true champion even without winning
    https://vimeo.com/105550166

  • RapidRefund

    Then you should appreciate dealing with handicaps in real life and not letting them beat you!

  • RapidRefund

    So does SMS have any more planned DLC for the title? I think to keep it ongoing is a good move until PC2 hits the shelves to keep funding the studio. I for one love the Driving model in PC1 and continue to want as much as SMS can throw at it. I’m quite happy!