Tame the Track With Ford at Gamescom 2017 and Win Big

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  1. GTPNewsWire

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  2. Double Ayyys

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    Pretty interesting. I drive a '14 Focus ST (FWD; 252hp / 272tq) and when I use the '09 Focus RS (FWD Euro Model; 300hp / 325tq) in Project Cars I put down some mean lap times because the car handles as I have experienced in my own real car. Too bad they don't have events like these in my neck of the woods nor do I own an XBox or gaming PC (ps4 pro for the time being). Oh well. With the wave of new sim vs real or just sim racing events catching headwind as of late all I can say is I'm happy the newfound respect being given to the multitude of racing titles from more than just the gaming family.
     
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    After commenting on this iRacing announced it will have a booth at my local dirt track Knoxville, IA. 45 minute drive and can get down on one of their rigs and some will be fitted with the Oculus. :)
     
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    I'm looking into to buying a '17 Focis RS next year. It's hard finding one with 19" Painted Forged wheels with summer tires, RS2 Package, without the sunroof though. Kind of a hard combination to come by in Nitrous Blue in the states from what I've seen.
     
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    There is one on a lot in my area here stateside (Iowa). It was ordered and the person who ordered it tried to negotiate a price and the dealer didn't budge so the guy bought a new STI instead.
     

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    This is a great idea. Would work online just as well, without having to rely on being at gamescom...
    Has that been attempted before...?
     
  7. Joey D

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    Pitting a real car against a digital car? Clarkson did it with a Honda NSX on Top Gear several years back. I'm sure others have done it too, I'm just not sure.
     
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    I meant in an online game-y sense...

    Like a "Here's X's time with this car at Y track in our game, try and beat it!"
     
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    Gran Turismo 5 had a live race-off between gamers (including @daan) and David Coulthard in an SLS AMG at the Top Gear Test Track.

    A special Seasonal Event followed with the same event.
     
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  10. GT Kelv

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    Thanks for the heads up!!
     
  11. jm79

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    Pretty awesome, didn't know about that.
    Hopefully there'll be more of this stuff in the future...