After the previous announcement that Donington would come to RaceRoom, KW Studios' patent-pending "Coming Soon" came true. Donington Park is now available as DLC for RaceRoom, just a week later.
With this classic race track, the development studio expands on its already impressive roster of native circuits. Donington Park is the third British track to be added to the seasoned sim, after Silverstone and Brands Hatch.
Donington Park Circuit and Its HistoryIn case some of you don't know the illustrious history of Donington Park, it remains the oldest still running motor racing circuit in England. The first race on the permanent track happened in 1933.
Much of the track layout from that time still remains to this day, which makes Donington Park a unique throwback to classic circuits in these modern times.
The track nowadays is rather short for major racing series at 4 km or 2.5 miles. Racing series that regularly pay a visit to the park circuit include World Superbike, BTCC, Britcar and British GT.
Which Classes to Race at Donington?Choosing from the vast roster of RaceRoom cars to race at Donington might be difficult. So here are a few combinations that might be interesting:
- WTCR - Since the British Touring Car Championship regularly visit the track, next to several other touring car series, RaceRoom's top content of the WTCR cars must be a good fit. With many high-speed corners, negotiating these tourers in the slipstream to get ready to overtake at Starkey's Straight must be a sight to behold.
- GTR 1 - RaceRoom's adaption of the FIA GT1 series from the early 2010s still holds up to this day. And seeing that these beasts raced on Donington in 2012, you can try and relive these not-too-far-away days.
- FR90 - Donington Park hosted just a single Formula 1 race in 1993, and you can revive it these days with RaceRoom's excellent FR90 class.
- GTR 3 + GTR 4 - This modern classic of combinations races on Donington through the Britcar and British GT championships.
About the DLCDonington Park is available via RaceRoom's in-game store for 499 vRP. That is 4.99€, £3.99 or $4.99.
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