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Thomson Road Grand Prix 1.0

The track used for Grand Prix racing in Singapore from 1961-1973

  1. Fat-Alfie
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    This is the first track I have completed and released for Assetto Corsa. I found it by accident and then completely fell in love with it.

    It is a street circuit, half of it a twisty old road through the jungle, and the other half a newer, straighter section. It was used between 1961 and 1973, when it was cancelled due to financial and safety issues. It was badged as the Orient Year Grand Prix, the Malaysian Grand Prix and finally the Singapore Grand Prix once Singapore gained its independence. It measured just over 3 miles in length, or 4.865km, and featured sections such as The Murder Mile (the main straight which had a hump halfway along its length which caused the cars to take off at high speed), The Snakes (a series of twists and turns as the track climbed up through the jungle) and Devil's Bend (the most dangerous corner on the circuit). Seven lives were lost in the circuit's 11 year history. There were no run-off areas, and most of the fast bends were surrounded by trees.

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    The track features a well detailed 500,000 tri physical mesh, is ready for AI races (with 24 grid spaces), Hot Lapping and Time Attack. It has been optimised to run as well as possible, with various levels of detail and careful use of textures and materials. I have added a dynamic racing line and tyre marks, static track-side details such as rubber debris and leaf litter, as well as a few dynamic objects ;) Oh, and camera set 2 is by @norbs and the old cars in the undergrowth are by Kunos :D

    Thank you to everyone who has helped, or tested, or encouraged me along the way - you know who you are :)

    If you would like to make a small donation that would be cool:
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Recent Reviews

  1. TraceR
    TraceR
    5/5,
    Version: 1.0
    Fantastic track, same level as kunos tracks or above. Thank you.
  2. Jo Freund
    Jo Freund
    5/5,
    Version: 1.0
    Excelent my friend. It is a tremendous work! Greetings from germany
  3. Paul Middleton
    Paul Middleton
    5/5,
    Version: 1.0
    fantastic
  4. co199
    co199
    5/5,
    Version: 1.0
    This track has a great sense of speed, especially racing in something like the spec Miata. Great fun!
  5. UltimatePain
    UltimatePain
    5/5,
    Version: 1.0
    Great. Nothing else to say.
  6. Wing Nut
    Wing Nut
    5/5,
    Version: 1.0
    Having followed this author for quite a while (all the way back from 1nsane) i was so happy to find him hiding here (and a land rover hiding in the track) this is the first mod i have downloaded! i haven't even first run the game yet but i already know that I'm going to love the game and this community!!!!
    1. Fat-Alfie
      Author's Response
      Hi Wing Nut! That IS my Light Weight Landy from 1nsane, yes :D I hope you enjoy Thomson Road (suits slower or older cars more than modern, fast cars). And also, welcome to AC - I hope you enjoy your time here as much as I have ;-) (oh, and thanks for trying my track)
  7. Stefan Sparco
    Stefan Sparco
    5/5,
    Version: 1.0
    Very good quality track with great details.
    The trees give it a nice atmosphere that's different from most of the other tracks. Great job !
  8. Taddy
    Taddy
    5/5,
    Version: 1.0
    I'm a Singaporean and I would just like to say a huge thank you on behalf of all of Singapore! I was not even a nucleus when they had the grand prix and I felt like I just traveled back in time. It's really beautiful and I can see you've put in a lot of effort in the re-creation of the pit lane, grandstands and banners considering the limited resources out there. Keep up the great work!
    1. Fat-Alfie
      Author's Response
      Thank you for trying out my track. I felt like an honorary Singaporean when I finished working on Thomson Road! I spent so long scouring Government archives for photos, news reports, maps, anything I could find. My intention was to try and transport people back in time, so if that's how you feel then I succeeded in some small way.

      Thomson Road, and Singapore, will hold a special place in my AC heart. You should feel proud that your country held such a fantastic Grand Prix, at such an inspiring venue.
  9. NicoGTAF
    NicoGTAF
    5/5,
    Version: 1.0
    This track mod alone convinced me of creating an account here to give a rating. I bought Assetto Corsa a couple of weeks ago, and fell in love with it. However, its particular lack of tracks worried me a bit, until I found out there are modded ones as well. And this one, is by far the best track I've downloaded in every single regard. I'm a sucker for old school, fast circuits like the classic versions of Silverstone and Monza that are featured in the game.

    A couple of years ago I read an article about the Thomson Road Circuit that was released prior to a Singaporean F1 GP. I never, never expected a little known track like this to make its own way to AC, and even less with this level of quality. It looks like the result of someone travelling to the past with a laser scan - even though I don't really know if the track looked exactly like this, the result is so well done it looks believable.

    Please keep supporting this track. There are plenty of track and car mods that were released a long time ago and never got updated, and this gem is just too good to be lost.
  10. Inchmeal
    Inchmeal
    5/5,
    Version: 1.0
    Excellent track, with a very peculiar layout. Lovely details and very tense because of all the trees and bushes. The real "gruene hoelle"!
  11. A3DR
    A3DR
    5/5,
    Version: 1.0
    How did I miss this release! top quality work, everything looks so good it feels like official content or even better. The track flow is so good, this is becoming one of my favorite circuits.
    1. Fat-Alfie
      Author's Response
      Thanks very much! I had so much fun racing your Honda around this track whilst I was making it (I probably would have completed it a few week's earlier if it wasn't for your S800 RSC). The fact that it was raced, and held the lap record in class, at Thomson Road made it all the more addictive :)
  12. Makavelian
    Makavelian
    5/5,
    Version: 1.0
    Everything about this is top tier. Simply incredible work. Thanks!
  13. clemenskaa
    clemenskaa
    5/5,
    Version: 1.0
    Nice addition to the growing vintage content of AC.
  14. mr.t.
    mr.t.
    5/5,
    Version: 1.0
    What a great track, beautiful, dangerous and huge fun to drive!
  15. ThomasGocke
    ThomasGocke
    5/5,
    Version: 1.0
    love all the trees
  16. Emery
    Emery
    5/5,
    Version: 1.0
    It's been great to see the development and the finished product is most excellent!
  17. SvenUilhoorn
    SvenUilhoorn
    5/5,
    Version: 1.0
    Great track and great work on it. Feels very detailed, surface feels great. Only minor thing might be that I sometimes expect to collide with stuff when going over the limit, but am just fine.

    Great work!
    1. Fat-Alfie
      Author's Response
      Thanks for trying it, and thank you for you comments too. I was wary of making too many objects collideable, not only for performance reasons, but also so as not to spoil a potentially good race. In reality, sections of the track are surrounded by 1 metre wide storm drains, but I also left these out as they prevented you from rejoining the track once you fell into one.

      If there is anything that you really feel should be collideable, please, let me know, and I will look at it before I release an updated version. Thanks again :)
  18. kludermor
    kludermor
    5/5,
    Version: 1.0
    This is top quality content. And the track is really fun. The sense of speed is also amazing in VR when the trees are so close to the track.
  19. Deswribilator
    Deswribilator
    5/5,
    Version: 1.0
  20. Phoenix77
    Phoenix77
    5/5,
    Version: 1.0
    This is just about perfect... Fantastic job! The detail shown in this track is incredible... And that's not even touching on the superb layout... The racing line itself is really enjoyable and pretty technical in it's rhythm. A masterpiece!
  21. ALB123
    ALB123
    5/5,
    Version: 1.0
    We are so lucky to have you as a member of this community. The work you do is beautiful. It's one thing to provide a smooth, yet imperfect & detailed driving surface. The attention to detail that you provide is the real key to your track's magnificence. This track works in any weather setting (GBW recommended). Even the signs look they were pulled right out of the 1960s. When you drive this track you feel like you're actually there. Great, great job Fat-Alfie!
  22. trucidatio
    trucidatio
    5/5,
    Version: 1.0
    This is amazing! The track is fantastically well done, the decoration/ambience is fabulous and the layout is great.
    Thank you very much Alfie. Really looking forward to your next vintage track.
    (where is your "donate" button?)
    1. Fat-Alfie
      Author's Response
      Thank you very much :) I really enjoyed making the track, and I think that helps to get good results. My next track, the Deutschlandring (finished in 1940) is going well. I learned so much making Thomson Road, and that knowledge and confidence is helping me worker quicker, better, more efficiently.

      There is no "Donate" button though - I don't believe in charging for mods ;)
  23. fetzcat
    fetzcat
    5/5,
    Version: 1.0
    Absolute must have mod to AC
  24. davidrd85
    davidrd85
    5/5,
    Version: 1.0
    Awesome track! love the details
  25. maxxi09
    maxxi09
    5/5,
    Version: 1.0
    very gooooooodddddd
  26. grat
    grat
    5/5,
    Version: 1.0
    Fantastic job, as usual! Looking forward for some final touch of fps optimization and then it will surely be one of our favourites for online classic cars racing. Keep 'em coming!
  27. KeijoPettai
    KeijoPettai
    5/5,
    Version: 1.0
    Amazing work, 5 stars well deserved!
  28. AleDaRimini
    AleDaRimini
    5/5,
    Version: 1.0
    Wow! This is outstanding! One of the few kunos-quality mod tracks!
  29. Stnry
    Stnry
    5/5,
    Version: 1.0
    this is simply amazing! Thanks alot, you gave my historic cars a new home :)
  30. Celestiale
    Celestiale
    5/5,
    Version: 1.0
    Brilliant track. I think the best mod track i have ever driven. This and the Porsche 718 spyder rs, dream combination