iRacing – Updated Silverstone Track – Preview Video
iRacing.com already had the Silverstone circuit in its track portfolio. However, it was based on an old laser scan representing the Previous iteration of the British Grand Prix venue.
It was not a secret that iRacing already re-scanned the modern version of the track a few years ago, but never shared a build/release schedule for it. Last week iRacing officially announced that the track was ready to be released together with the upcoming iRacing build. Today, iRacing published a new teaser video showing us the first in-game footage of the re-scanned version of the track.
The iRacing Silverstone Circuit will be available in June as a new purchase for $14.95. However, whoever purchased the existing Silverstone in the last 24 months (as of the build date) will receive a credit of $14.95. The existing Silverstone will be made a free track and granted to everyone.
The Silverstone circuit is a famous racing track situated near Northamptonshire villages of Silverstone and Whittlebury in England. Silverstone is the current home of the British Formula One Grand Prix.
The track is 5.891 km (3.660 mi) long and features 18 turns while the National configuration is only 2.638 km (1.639 mi) long and features 6 turns. Besides the Formula One GP, The Blancpain Endurance Series, and various international racing series, Silverstone also hosts many club racing series and the world’s largest historic race meeting, the Silverstone Classic.
The self-contained Stowe circuit. Utilizing some of the original runways near to the Vale complex, the new triangular course offered excellent and safe facilities for the Silverstone Racing School.
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