[WIP] 1967 Formula 2 Mod

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  1. klaasvh

    klaasvh Well-Known Member

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    We’re very pleased to announce the 1967 Formula 2 Mod for rFactor 2.

    The 1967 European F2 season was the first using the new 1.6 litre engine formula and would establish the dominance of the Cosworth FVA engine in the class. Prominent chassis constructors such as Brabham, Lotus, McLaren, Matra, Cooper and Lola were all represented in the class throughout the 10 race season.

    During the 1960’s, many established Formula 1 drivers would compete in Formula 2 events. However, the two tier championship structure meant that “graded” drivers were ineligible for points but were able to compete for wins. Graded drivers that competed in the the 67 F2 season included Jack Brabham, Denny Hulme, Jochen Rindt, Graham Hill, Jim Clark, Bruce McLaren and John Surtees.

    Though the championship was won by Jacky Ickx (Matra) followed by Frank Gardner (Brabham) each with 1 win, the season was dominated by graded drivers with Rindt (Brabham) taking 5 wins with Clark (Lotus) and Stewart (Matra) taking 1 win each.

    This mod will include 3 unique cars and their drivers of the 1967 European F2 season:

    Brabham BT23 FVA
    Drivers: Jack Brabham, Denny Hulme, Frank Gardner, Jochen Rindt, Alan Rees, Robin Widdows

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    McLaren M4A FVA
    Drivers: Bruce McLaren, Piers Courage, Alan Rollinson

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    Lotus 48 FVA
    Drivers: Jim Clark, Graham Hill, Jackie Oliver

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    The 3 cars are obviously at different stages of development. All are still WIP.

    Credits
    Klaasvh : Modelling (Primary),Skins
    Crossply: Textures, Materials, Additional Modelling.
    ISI: Sounds, Base Physics, Additional Models and Textures (Brabham BT20)
     
  2. Slamfunk3

    Slamfunk3 Well-Known Member

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    Looking very good already. I'm really looking forward to trying these when ready. Seems exactly the type of a mod to introduce people to the goodness of rF2 and also one that would be a great driving learning/polishing tool. Best of luck finishing this and thanks for your hard work.
    TK
     
  3. Mauro

    Mauro Well-Known Member

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    :eek::eek::eek:

    Stunning project!

    I love that era. Finnaly more historic projects!
    You are my hero klaasvh :)
     
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  4. WiX

    WiX Well-Known Member

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    Superb Job! Real Passion Klaas.
     
  5. Sergio Loro

    Sergio Loro Member

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    fantastic!! more historic content on the way :)
     
  6. Navigator

    Navigator Well-Known Member

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    Very nice Klaas!!
    Knowing you; this will be a superb mod!
     
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  7. Tucker Fleming

    Tucker Fleming Well-Known Member

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    Awesome! Maybe more than awesome! Can't wait...
    Will they be along the line and competitive with the Matra and Techno we already have?
     
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  8. Chris Lesperance

    Chris Lesperance Well-Known Member

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    That looks great! I'm happy to see cars from that era to be in development!

    What car is the Techno? I'm not familiar with that one? I know of the ISI Brabham, EVE and Spark. Is it something that I'm missing?
     
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  9. vivemclaren

    vivemclaren Well-Known Member

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    Super! klaasvh! The BT23 Alfa will be with them?

    Eve = Matra
    Spark = Tecno
    more and less ;)
     
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  10. Postipate

    Postipate Well-Known Member

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    daaamnn!! great news :)
     
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  11. Bernd W.

    Bernd W. Active Member

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    omg, can´t wait :)
     
  12. hitm4k3r

    hitm4k3r Well-Known Member

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    This looks fantastic. Exactly the kind of mod that fits rF2. Can't wait to four-wheel-drift them around Monaco :)
     
  13. bears

    bears Active Member

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    Looks great
     
  14. CrossPly

    CrossPly Well-Known Member

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    Performance should indeed be similar to the Eve and Spark. The Eve is essentially the Matra mentioned in the OP, the Spark (Tecno) started racing in the '68 season. Both share the same Cosworth FVA engine as these cars.

    A few different angles to show off some of the details:

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  15. Cheeveer

    Cheeveer Active Member

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    Very, very nice! Best of luck with this!
     
  16. LeStrat

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    Huge work there. Amazing!
     
  17. pkelly

    pkelly Well-Known Member

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    Beautiful ! Attention to detail is amazing. Can't wait to take them for a spin...and Monaco is certainly an exciting venue. Thanks for all your diligent hours of concentration.
     
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  18. Oldseb

    Oldseb Well-Known Member

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    wow! really nice!! :)
     
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  19. ´goggo1peter

    ´goggo1peter Well-Known Member

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    Hope you can implement the BMW with German driver Hubert Hahne [​IMG]
     
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  20. Oldseb

    Oldseb Well-Known Member

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    and the mytique Jacky Ickx Matra MS5 F2 ;)

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