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Targa Florio for rFactor – First Previews

Targa Florio for rFactor – First Previews

Back in September, the legendary Targa Florio was released for Grand Prix Legends, leaving users of other simulations jealous about this both massive and legendary track.

This changes now asย  kuato, Bud Lucas, Deadeyeski, [dd] Baule, TICTOC, 6e66o, Philrob, Motorfx & seventies are working on a rFactor conversion of the track. To bring it up to rFactor standards, the track has been equipped with new textures, shaders, a new AIW supporting large fields and much more. Below are first previews of the rFactor version to get everybody excited.

Located on the Italian Island of Sicily, the 72 kilometer track is one of the most epic motorsport race tracks ever used. As safety concerns became an influence in international motorsports, the Targa Florio sports car race lost its world championship status and is still run as an Italian rallye today.

  • ric

    Awesome, this is just awesome!!! What a great new! :happy:

  • tigeraid

    muahahahahah.

    I knew it was only a matter of time before someone took up the work. Bravo! :sd:

  • carbonfibre

    Heheheh good work lads!

    Sorry GPL community but we are having some of that cake too if you like it or not. :tongue:

  • JGoenR

    Well that’s unexpected! Can’t wait! ๐Ÿ˜€

  • sediol

    Superb news!!
    -perhaps they’ll make a little preview video…? ๐Ÿ˜†

  • http://simscreens.blogspot.com 6e66o

    All credits go to the GPL Guys who created it in the first place,
    and thankfully gave us permission to convert it.

    A preview Video is most likely coming soon ๐Ÿ˜‰

  • PieterN

    Awesome, brilliant stuff !

  • http://simracing.in.ua Pandamasque

    YEAH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    HURAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAYYYYYYYYYYY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    I lost for words!

  • delaney1970

    AWESOME :sd:

    The original track creators are great guys for :-

    1) Creating it in the first place

    and

    2) Allowing the conversion

  • logos

    Great news! GPL is one of my favorite sims, but this masterpiece deserved to be appreciated by more sim racers.

  • xilix

    You have to be kidding me. I can’t believe Ginetto and the guys agreed to give permission for this. These guys slaved over this track for so long..

    Please give this conversion the attention to detail that the original creators gave the original. This is by far the most significant piece of work produced in this genre’s history.

  • Howie47

    Isn’t the mod in the pictures the GPL mod? Why not want your work to be enjoyed and praised by as many people as possible? The creators aren’t as much into selling GPL as their own talents. After all GPL has already been way over sold to the sim racing community.

  • http://historicgt.8.forumer.com Rantam

    Good to see the first previews. You’re doing a great job with this. No need to mention the astonishing work made by the original creators. All the respect and thankfulness for them, as they’ve allowed us to enjoy it not only in the great GPL but in rF also!!

    Cheers

  • moppenheimer

    Howie47: Isnโ€™t the mod in the pictures the GPL mod? Why not want your work to be enjoyed and praised by as many people as possible? The creators arenโ€™t as much into selling GPL as their own talents. After all GPL has already been way over sold to the sim racing community.

    That’s WSC 1970 for rFactor by CSGT, not a gpl mod

  • Jos

    those backgrounds look really good! :thumbsup:

  • paupau

    I know these guys are up to improving, there all good at converting and creating. I’m so happy, Targa finally. Its a track I look forward to, good luck.
    And of course a big thank you to the creators of it.

  • SergeantBoner

    xilix: You have to be kidding me. I canโ€™t believe Ginetto and the guys agreed to give permission for this. These guys slaved over this track for so long..

    So just because they slave they arent suppose to agree on any conversion? That doesnt make sense?

    Anyway Im absolutly blown away by this announcement! and seeing who’s in charge of the conversion makes it even more tingeling!

  • felipe

    I knew too it was just a matter of time but for the GPL community this is a major blow! I got GPL just after reading about this track basically I got GPL for this track and I’m sure many more people did the same. The sim is great I’m really enjoying it so is this track and I can’t wait to get my hands on this covnersion :tongue: I really hope these guys write GPL conversion all over it and give ALL the credits to Ginetto and the guys!

  • FooAtari

    carbonfibre: Heheheh good work lads!Sorry GPL community but we are having some of that cake too if you like it or not.

    Why be like that? All that serves to is make mod/track creators less likely to allow conversions to other sims.

    felipe: I knew too it was just a matter of time but for the GPL community this is a major blow!

    Why is it a major blow? People play GPL because it’s GPL and there is no other sim or mod like it. I don’t think those that are left in the community will abandon GPL because a track has been converted to another sim.

    Howie47:After all GPL has already been way over sold to the sim racing community.

    Why’s that?

  • DeDios

    OMG this is great!!!!!!! ๐Ÿ˜ฎ stunning shots!! thanks really much guys!

  • spacekiller

    It looks astonishing! First I would like to say that original creators of TF made really huge (and great) job. I remember when I breathless read about Targa Florio race many years ago :happy: . Good luck with conversion…

  • -eRNIe-

    Awesome announcement!
    And after reading the names i’m happy, that the conversion of this epic track is in good hands.

  • commodore

    A big hug for the GPL guys! ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Aleksi Elomaa

    Looks great, very similar to GPL version. Will you guys add shadows, I didn’t see ’em?.

    And that would made one of my dreams come true, Endurance race @ Targa Florio with driver swaps as GPL doesn’t support them.

    Good job there.. if you want to I can test it ;))) ๐Ÿ˜€ ๐Ÿ˜€ :sd: :F

  • R4z3rw33n

    Looks fantastic. Just one step closer in terms of covering all bases on the rFactor front.

    Can’t wait to give it a run. :sd:

  • carbonfibre

    FooAtari:
    Why be like that? All that serves to is make mod/track creators less likely to allow conversions to other sims.

    R4z3rw33n: Looks fantastic. Just one step closer in terms of covering all bases on the rFactor front.

    That’s why. As an arrogant rFactor fanboy I will only allow 1 platform to prevail over all others. ๐Ÿ˜ฏ

  • senicegy

    This is good news,i have already this track in GPL,its surely a masterpiece,thanks to the makers of the track and for the conversion.
    WSC 1970 diservs this track :happy:

  • Uff

    Is it already Christmas?!?! ๐Ÿ˜ฎ What an amazing news!

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