the bend motorsport park

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  1. back86

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    Is anyone making the new the bend motorsport park track?
     
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    Will be there in a few weeks to watch the ASBK and Asian SBK series :)
     
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    I'm working on licensing at the moment, all going well it'll be out before the V8 round.
     
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    Hi, GTVirus. Just wanted to ask is there any progress on this (even a WIP release?). V8s are due to run there weekend of 24th August and I have a mate who races in the V8 support GT86 series who wants to use my RF2 for a bit of practice before the event.

    cheers
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    Actually it doesn't look all that large(I didn't see the actuall full length in my short search)....and it's unfortunately flat. In the US, we have a similar venue, Miller Motorsport Park in Utah. Hot dry Desert locatiion with just a little elevation change.
     
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    Sorry, you are 100% wrong.

    Having visit the track this year for the Aussie Superbikes, the track in it's full config is 7.77km or 4.8 miles long & has many elevation changes. Then there is the 4WD & rally tracks, drift & kart tracks and a drag strip!

    The blurb from the website: At 7.77 kilometres in its maximum configuration, The Bend combines technical corners, fast flowing sections and an aggregate rise and fall of 85 metres to ensure exciting racing and an enjoyable drive. The track design is unique in offering 8 circuit configurations constructed with all forms of motorsport in mind.

    I do know Sector 3 are looking to licence the track.
     
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    Well I stand corrected. But it really does remind me of Miller MP. Depending upon the cars racing, some of the courses at Miller are so twisty there is rarely an overtaking opportunity. Much as I dislike most of the F1 Tilke designed circuits, a track like Cota provides several passing areas each lap. Also, again just referencing Miller....it is HARD to learn a track like these when so many sections of the track resemble previous sets of corners. Hopefully a trackbuilder will take a good look at it though.
     
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    Hi GT Virus, I was just wondering if you have made any progress on the track. I will be racing there in a couple of weeks time and was hoping to do some practice before hand. Cheers
     
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    I hope someone is making it since I am sure that sim racing leagues would like to use this track
     
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    Just watching first practice, the track looks good, decent amount of small elevation changes. Turn 13 (modelled off Oran Park) looks fun as does the long right hander of 8,9,10 I think it is.

    Very technical circuit by the looks of it, always busy on a long circuit with only the front straight to rest.
     
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    There's a wip atm.
    Here's a leaked vid...



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    Looks like it would make an excellent low tier open wheel circuit GP3 . FR 3.5 , F2 etc . Elevations are nice although could really do with something in the infield , few rows of trees , giant crow , just something
     
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    what is happening with this now I wonder
     
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    He's only making it for AC, as the track mesh density is to low for rFactor2.
     

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