iRacing have released some impressive images of the soon to be released digital version of McLaren Honda's current Formula One race car, the MP4-30. Piloted by former World Champions Fernando Alonso and Jenson Button and powered by the first Honda engine to grace a Formula One grid since the Japanese marque withdrew from the Grand Prix scene at the end of 2008, this soon to be released car will surely make a welcome addition to fans of high performance open wheel machinery. Unlike the 2009 Williams Toyota FW31 in game since 2010, this latest car will feature all the modern goodies currently employed in the current era of Formula One. iRacing's Steve Myers had this to say about the development of this impressive looking content, "Nobody in this industry goes further to try and accurately replicate a race car than we do and I quote Jonathan Neale when I write that “McLaren has never given anyone the amount of data on a car than what they gave us". And then we went back and asked for more. "Just to give you an idea of the new technology we have developed for this car (by the way we received updated CAD for the MP4-30 as recently as three weeks ago), we are integrating all the technology you would expect in a currently competing F1 car. This work has required us to redesign our engine model to support the F1 Energy Recovery System (ERS) which allows us to harvest thermal energy from the turbo and braking system. We are then propelling the car with a Motor Generator Unit (MGU) that provides a bank of extra electrical power that you will be able to use for overtaking. Because you will not be able to harvest enough energy to fully recharge the system, you will need to manage this extra power over the course of a race. You will also need to manage your fuel to ensure that you have enough to run the full race distance.We will also be implementing a Drag Reduction System (DRS)" The car is scheduled to hit the sim before Christmas. iRacing also plan to implement DRS zones at all of the primary tracks used with the F1 cars and aim to roll-out additional tracks as time allows. Although not the most impressive car ever produced by the boys and girls in Woking, this virtual edition promises to be an experience not to be missed for sim racing fans.