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Old 02-22-2002, 00:45   #1 (permalink)
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Licensed V8 Supercar Game

Just recieved this email, thought that I'd share it.

Australia's premier source of interactive software and Codemasters, proudly announces THE ONLY V8 Supercar game, 'V8 Supercars Race Driver' for PlayStation 2 and PC.

Prepare to race the world like never before as you take on Australia's greatest V8 Supercar drivers such as Craig Lowndes in his Ford Falcon AU or Jason Bargwanna in his Valvoline Cummins Repco Commodore along with a full grid of twenty V8 Supercars from Australia's premier motorsport category.

The game represents a wholly accurate recreation of 38 of the world's most famous and challenging race circuits constructed for V8 Supercars Race Driver using official landscaped data featuring for the first time the "Australian V8 Supercar Series" which include well-known Australian tracks
such as:-

* Mt Panorama, Bathurst
* Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit
* Oran Park Raceway
* Adelaide Street Circuit
* Eastern Creek Raceway
* Canberra Street Circuit
* Sandown International Motor Raceway

V8 Supercars Race Driver features Holden Vs Ford with the most realistic crash damage ever seen before on a Playstion 2 game. V8 Supercars Race Driver replicates the Official Australian V8 Supercar Series perfectly. The cars handle and react convincingly, conveying the tension and excitement of actually being in the race.

Other International tracks included are:

* UK: Brands Hatch (Indy & GP Circuits)
* Oulton Park
* Silverstone
* Donington Park
* Knockhill

* Germany: Hockenheimring (Short & GP Circuits)

* France: Magny Cours
Dijon Prenois

* Americas: Charlotte
Mexico City
Bristol Speedway
Las Vegas

* Plus: Catalunya (Spain)
Monza (Italy)
Vallelunga (Italy)
Fuji (Japan)
TI Circuit AIDA (Japan)
Mantorp Park (Sweden)
Zolder (Belgium)
A1 Ring (Austria)
Rockingham Motor Speedway (International)
Rockingham Motor Speedway (Oval) (UK)

The Cars

42 cars created using telemetry data and featuring full physics system,
including a spectacular damage engine.

* Ford Falcon AU
* Holden Commodore VX
* Lexus IS200
* Alfa Romeo 147
* Peugeot 406 Coupé
* Vauxhall Astra Coupé
* Alfa Romeo GTV
* Mitsubishi Mirage
* Subaru Impreza WRX Type-R STI Version 6
* Toyota Chaser
* Chevrolet Cavalier Z24 Coupé
* Dodge Neon Highline Sedan GT-R
* Eagle Talon (Turbo)
* Proton Satria Gti
* DPRS T-230
* Saab 95 Aero
* Audi TT
* Mercedes CLK
* Opel Astra Coupé
* Toyota Supra Mk4 93-98 Turbo
* Lotus Sport Elise
* Chevrolet Corvette Z06
* Chevrolet Monte Carlo with Stock Car Body Kit
* Plus, still to be announced, a 18-strong "final tier" of ultimate
touring cars

The Championships

V8 Supercars Race Driver is set to feature a staggering 13 world
championship series, from local to continental to global:
* Australia's V8 Supercars
* TOCA Tour (British Touring Car Championship)
* DTM (German Touring Car Championship)
* Alfa GTV Cup
* Pacific Challenge
* Americas Series
* Southern European Challenge
* Northern European Challenge
* European Tour
* American All Stars
* Lola World Championship
* Elite championship - Class B
* Elite championship - Class A

V8 Supercars Race Driver is currently in development at Codemasters with a team of 56 working on it and is expected to cost £3 million in production. The title will launch on PlayStation 2 and PC in June 2002.

V8 Supercars Race Driver also incorporates an innovative story mode, where the player takes on the role of Ryan McKane, a promising rookie race driver whose ambition is to make it to the top. You must take control of all aspects of his career from practice session, shopping for sponsors and winning races to keep them happy.

V8 Supercars Race Driver puts you in the driving seat.
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Old 02-22-2002, 20:45   #2 (permalink)
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I got that email too... I'll be buggered if I knew where it came from, and why I got it though ?
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I heard about this too, good news is there will be NO HRT in it!! That's because one of HRTs sponsers is EA Sports who do a similar game.
You know, somebody actually complimented me on my driving today. They left a little note on the windscreen. It said, 'Parking Fine.'So that was nice.

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