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Top Gear Test Track for AC – First Previews

520860 has started working on a new scratch-made track for Assetto Corsa – The Top Gear Test Track.

520860 has started working on a new scratch-made track for Assetto Corsa – The Top Gear Test Track.

Located on the Dunsfold Aerodrome in Surrey, England, the track is arguably the most famous airfield in the automotive world as it’s regularly featured in BBC’s Top Gear programme to evaluate both cars and drivers.

Below are first previews of 520860’s early steps with the track work.

  • Ales Ogrinc

    A track made in sketchup for a game? Never seen that before. There were some cars for gtr2 and even those were really bad and with alot of work adjusting them never helped eather.

  • Anonymous

    Where is photo-match screenshots for a reference?

  • YETIsaj

    I use Sketchup a lot for architectural work and I use it to create buildings for my tracks, but I’d never use it to create the whole thing. Its just too difficult to create a spline like surface with undulations and camber. I know Dunsfold is an airfield but it has bumps and small drops and inclines. From the look of the images the landscape is just modeled as a flat plane so its unfortunately not going to be as accurate as the versions we already have for other sims.

    No disrespect to the author, but its just not the way to go when modelling a full track.
    For the surrounding buildings, great.
    For an accurate surface model, just not a good program.You’d be better off in BTB or 3DMax.

  • Roger Wallentin

    Looking forward to a good and accurate version of this!

    It is probably the best road car benchmark track in existance as we have so many recorded cars with the exact same track and few good professional drivers.

    The rF2 version is pretty good, hoping for a similar level of quality on the finished version!

  • Anonymous

    Come to think of it now, I haven’t heard anything from Tuttle since he was injested into ISI, but I’m sure he’ll release his rf2 version for AC in due time, if asked very nicely.

    Btw, google has street view for TGTT now: https://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&source=embed&hl=en&geocode=&q=Top+Gear+Test+Track,+Alfold,+United+Kingdom&aq=0&oq=top+gear+test+tr&sll=41.381896,-83.649281&sspn=0.079341,0.153637&t=h&ie=UTF8&hq=&hnear=&ll=51.118745,-0.536056&spn=0.006295,0.006295&layer=c&cbll=51.118717,-0.536204&panoid=3Vtm_8gXCJpHdJWnMkPHDA&cbp=12,262.8,,0,22.92

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