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Donington Park Grand Prix Circuit 1938 0.9.1

Pre War Historic Donington Park Grand Prix Circuit

  1. jim lloyd
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    Hello Everyone, This is my second scratch built track for Assetto Corsa. I wanted this one to be as accurate as I possibly could make it, but also by using some artistic licence to recreate the feeling of the place (and hopefully some of the magic i was hoping to capture). I spent hours researching all the information I could find from the internet, videos, pics, magazine articles etc, a lot of people here helped by sending me these so many thanks.

    Most of the tracks height data is taken from the current lidar data and then cross referenced with all the existing parts of the modern day layouts (from all the sims) but bare in mind there was a lot of guess work involved.

    For track widths and old sections, I took a trip to Donington with my tape measure and theodolite and walked and shot images of the old Melbourne hairpin (which still exists) and measured as much as I could in the limited time I was allowed to walk around those areas.

    There are still a few things to do hence the 0.9 version, the trees need shadow planes adding (especially in the wooded areas - so avoid racing at 12 noon for now it will look kinda ugly) AI will probably need tweaking (if any body is game for this let me know) and bugs - let me know

    About - Please watch this Video - Explains more than I possibly could here - it will also get you hyped no doubt



    Track Features
    • 30 Pit boxes
    • Complete 3D terrain
    • Dynamic racing groove
    • Track Map
    • Working AI
    • 3 TV Cameras (Courtesy of Terra21)
    • 3D Grass
    • Audio Reverb's (Bridges and wooded areas)
    • 3D Crowds (Reduce world detail to remove for better performance)
    Credits:
    • All the folks over at the W.A.Y.W.O Thread for their support and help with info's and what not
    • Terra21 - for all his not stop track action, and the AI & Cameras
    • Lilski (I will change the trees to Y's eventually) & Fat Alfie for all your technical help, when i'm stuck
    While not required please feel free to donate a Quid (Pound) or two if you enjoy this track. Many Thanks and most of all please enjoy - and remember before you say something mean!!! (especially you harsh reviewers - you know who you are) I do this for free in my spare time and give this away for you all to enjoy. if you are going to critique PLEASE BE CONSTRUCTIVE.

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Recent Reviews

  1. Trauman
    Trauman
    5/5,
    Version: 0.9.1
    Uber!!!!!
  2. K4rBonStig
    K4rBonStig
    5/5,
    Version: 0.9.1
    Nice work, many thanks!
  3. ChikiWaki
    ChikiWaki
    5/5,
    Version: 0.9.1
    Wow, I enjoy it so much. Amazing track, thank you.
  4. A3DR
    A3DR
    5/5,
    Version: 0.9.1
    Amazing track, fast and dangerous, love the visuals and road feel, thanks for bringing this into AC!
    My only suggestion is to improve the optimization, even with a single car on practice, some parts during replay drops the FPS from 60 to 30.
  5. vash59
    vash59
    5/5,
    Version: 0.9.1
    Just the best old track on AC. Cool , really thk
  6. themission2
    themission2
    5/5,
    Version: 0.9.1
    FANTASTIC!!! THANK YOU!!! ;-/)
  7. manuelj3
    manuelj3
    5/5,
    Version: 0.9.1
    Excellent Work!!
  8. Klabautermann
    Klabautermann
    5/5,
    Version: 0.9.1
    Awesome track, very detailed and nice roadfeel. Even better than your previous track (mas du clos). Thanks!
  9. kore
    kore
    5/5,
    Version: 0.9
    Oh man I'm having a really good time with this track. Like to race it with 80's DTM cars. It feels so physic and painful. Awesome work. I wish there were more tracks like this one. Thanks!
  10. decipher
    decipher
    5/5,
    Version: 0.9
    this track came out of nowhere and impressed at first sight! brilliant idea (pre-war racetrack) - excellent execution. extremely fun to race with all the vintage racecars. top!
  11. Glen vw
    Glen vw
    5/5,
    Version: 0.9
    awesome work, thank you
  12. cheeveer
    cheeveer
    5/5,
    Version: 0.9
    Fantastic.
  13. CapitanulHaos
    CapitanulHaos
    5/5,
    Version: 0.9
    Awesome
  14. David Friedrich
    David Friedrich
    5/5,
    Version: 0.9
    great track Fantastic
  15. correca
    correca
    5/5,
    Version: 0.9
    Fantastic! I've sent you a well-deserved beer. Thank you!
    1. jim lloyd
      Author's Response
      Thanks very much
  16. cubadoo1
    cubadoo1
    5/5,
    Version: 0.9
    Awesome track well done.
  17. DKGORACE
    DKGORACE
    5/5,
    Version: 0.9
  18. gecco
    gecco
    5/5,
    Version: 0.9
    Just one word:
    A.M.A.Z.I.N.G

    The road, texture, and mesh, how it blends into the surrounings, is truely a work of art.
    As you've specifically asked for constructive critisim: The trees may seem slightly low poly, and do not blend in as seamlessly.
    But this really is just nit picking on a high level, because everything else is just so unbelievably good.
    Easily the most beautiful addon track. Absolutely immersive to drive. A masterpiece!!!
    Thanks a thousand times for releasing this gem.
  19. the_Thunderbirds
    the_Thunderbirds
    5/5,
    Version: 0.9
    Very nice! Thank you. Loved this track in GPL.
  20. ross hallam
    ross hallam
    5/5,
    Version: 0.9
    fantastic track,really well done and interesting too.nice and bumpy like i imagine an old race track should be.
    it is my local track,only half an hour up the road and it is nice to imagine the history of the place in this way.
  21. Terra21
    Terra21
    5/5,
    Version: 0.9
    Awesome work Jim!...And imo the mesh is absolutely spot on for the era of this track.and feels great!
    1. jim lloyd
      Author's Response
      Thanks pal. The Ai and Cameras are great. Good work my friend
  22. smeisinger
    smeisinger
    5/5,
    Version: 0.9
    Amazing track. Approaching the hairpin needs a lot of balls!

    The whole track also has this classic Need for Speed feel to it, even if that wasn't your intention, I assume ;-)

    AI line is great as well.
    1. jim lloyd
      Author's Response
      Need for speed you say. Haha not sure if i should take that as a compliment or not. Isnt that the one with all the 100% simulation factor or somthing. You know the game that came before weather simulator 1 and now 2
  23. Mad_Mike
    Mad_Mike
    5/5,
    Version: 0.9
    OMG thank u so much for making and sharing this track!!!!
    I was making some pretty obvious choice by taking the old Masserati v12 on this track(with AI). And I immediately had the best fun I ever had driving any historic track in AC.
    So, i just wanted to tell you special thanks 4 that little tinkle under my skin=) Keep it up man!
    1. jim lloyd
      Author's Response
      thanks that's what i was after, Super Glad your having fun with it, its what i did it for
  24. pristy27
    pristy27
    5/5,
    Version: 0.9
    Realy interesting track and good done!
  25. gs2004
    gs2004
    5/5,
    Version: 0.9
    Brilliant, pro quality and atmospheric.
  26. Dupontd
    Dupontd
    4/5,
    Version: 0.9
    Very impressive and good work ! And special thumb up for a scratch made track ! We need more tracks like that in AC, especially this kind of all racing tracks.

    From the improvements to be done, in my opinion, are the optimization of the performances (a bit heavy on my mid-end config), and the darkness of the track which is a bit too strong IMHO. It's hardly undrivable under the forest, even using a 150% exposure.

    But 4 stars anyway (to be able to put a fifth one when it will be perfect ;-) ). And keep up the excellent work :-) Many thanks for sharing !
    1. jim lloyd
      Author's Response
      Thanks for the constructive critique. It is supposed to be dark in the wooded areas. But point taken. Its doesnt feel dark to me. But i will recheck my shader settings to be sure. Performance is being worked on as we speak. Already made break through with this. So watch out for the next update
  27. jerry090460
    jerry090460
    5/5,
    Version: 0.9
    Fantastic track , top job ....Thanks for sharing !
  28. bworthen23
    bworthen23
    5/5,
    Version: 0.9
    Just WOW. Absolutely beautiful setting and super challenging to get right all at the same time. Really enjoyed it with both the Maserati and the Ferrari 250 GTO - already have done 20 laps!
    1. jim lloyd
      Author's Response
      Thanks. 20 laps you say done hundreds. And maybe only 2 or 3 clean. Damn those guys had big balls back then
  29. Andor
    Andor
    5/5,
    Version: 0.9
    *****
  30. HighFructoseKronSyrup
    HighFructoseKronSyrup
    5/5,
    Version: 0.9
    5 star 5 star 5 star 5 star 5 star 5 star 5 star 5 star 5 star 5 star 5 star 5 star 5 star 5 star 5 star 5 star 5 star 5 star 5 star 5 star 5 star 5 star 5 star 5 star 5 star 5 star 5 star 5 star 5 star 5 star 5 star 5 star 5 star 5 star 5 star 5 star 5 star 5 star 5 star 5 star 5 star 5 star 5 star 5 star 5 star 5 star 5 star 5 star 5 star 5 star 5 star