Empoli 2010 v2.21

Empoli 2010 for GTR2

Credits :

Track created by barcika / 2010
course scheme and testing by Pacanto
camera by patrickramirez

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3DSimED & TrkMaker
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Track Infos :

Location = Empoli, Tuscany
Length = 3.136 mil/5.048 km
36 car/pit/garage

Track Infos from gdecarli.it :

Circuit open probably in 1957; on April 24th-25th 1983 it was reopened after it was completely changed by Architetto Passeri. In 1986 it hosted kart Italian Championship, won by Zanardi. Aerial photo taken in 1999 shows a slighly different layout, but I don’t know when it was changed. This circuit was closed several years ago, but I don’t know exact date. In June 2013 there are rumors about a reopening of the circuit in September 2013.

Description by Lorenzo Tommasi (October 2004) and by Luca from Empoli (February and March 2005); translation is mine :

New Marcignana circuit was opened in 1999, but in 2000 was closed because of the usual problems about noise. It is close to the old one, and still today is in a good state, closed in a private estate. This circuit was opened in 1957 and the last race was held on June 16th 2000. In 2001 Tuscany Championship of car models was held on the new circuit.

The track is in via Lucchese between no. 209 and 211, on Marcignana road and it’s abandoned. I hardly found it, becase there are no more signs. It is close to a factory recently build, so it can’t be lengthened. Tarmac is in quite good conditions (of course talking about an abandoned track), so I can presume it was used up to 1999-2000, even if I don’t know exactly when it was abandoned. There are signs of degradation, high grass is everywhere. Pits buildings and ticket office are still there. Near to 180° hairpins somebody is cultivating artichokes. Start/finish line is on the longest straight. IMHO, this track is not bad and it could be an attracting point, as the only kart track in this area is at Ampugnano (that is quite far from) and repairing jobs would not be so hard, but installalling some sound absorbent walls. Moreover, this track is very close to Florence – Pisa – Leghorn main road, so it’s very easy to go there.

Source

change-log :

GTL updates by Neel Jani :

– corrcted trees and bias adjustment
– corrected entered fires, wall exit and starting fires
– fixed a large numbers of objects which did not receive the lighting of the headlights of the cars, example all the buildings, cranes, some wall, pavement (vibrator) bridge and other,
– corrected rails BIAS
– corrected rain reflections

and finaly, corrected GDB & TRK files and modification of the lines of the values sky, and addition of line in the TRK (environment color).

Version 2.2 – further updates philrob (19/10/2012) :

– replaced the grass with a correctly working multi textured version
– tweeked the road surface
– repaired the rumble strip shadows, they now work
– removed the drawn shadow from bridge and replaced with a cast version
– added cast shadows to startlights
– changed a number of textures and changed to DDS a quantity of JPG files
– added some new logos around track
– added trees to various areas
– added tents
– retextured team trucks
– changed track geographic location to correct italian coordinates in deg°
– changed daytime lighting
– changed concrete pitlane materials, as they were acting as grass
– opened up armco alpha
– changed glass in pit buildings, with alpha now
– added crowds with banners
– added some 3d team crews
– added crowd in upper pits area
– and many other small fixes that i cant remember…

Version 2.21 – udpate by Team PBB :

– corrected race grove

Thanks for all,
Enjoy!

 

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