Nürburgring 2008 v1.0

Nürburgring 2008 for GTR2

GTR2 Conversion by RMi / m.wood

inclusive optional texture updates by DucFreak and RMi (more infos below)

Credits :

Original Track created by 10TACLE STUDIOS AG for the game “BMW M3 Challenge”

Track Infos from Wiki :

The Nürburgring is a 150,000 person capacity motorsports complex located in the town of Nürburg, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. It features a Grand Prix race track built in 1984, and a much longer Nordschleife “North loop” track which was built in the 1920s around the village and medieval castle of Nürburg in the Eifel mountains. The north loop is 20.8 km (12.9 mi) long and has more than 300 metres (1,000 feet) of elevation change from its lowest to highest points. Jackie Stewart nicknamed the old track “The Green Hell”.

The new track was completed in 1984 and named GP-Strecke (German: Großer Preis-Strecke: literally, “Grand Prix Course“). It was built to meet the highest safety standards. However, it was considered in character a mere shadow of its older sibling. Some fans, who had to sit much farther away from the track, called it Eifelring, Ersatzring, Grünering or similar nicknames, believing it did not deserve to be called Nürburgring. Like many circuits of the time, it offered few overtaking opportunities.

Prior to the 2013 German Grand Prix both Mark Webber and Lewis Hamilton said they like the track. Webber described the layout as “an old school track” before adding, “It’s a beautiful little circuit for us to still drive on so I think all the guys enjoy driving here.” While Hamilton said “It’s a fantastic circuit, one of the classics and it hasn’t lost that feel of an old classic circuit.”

more infos

Virtual Track Infos :

BMW M3 Challenge 2008 Nürburgring Track for GTR2

This mod contains the 2008 BMW Challenge Nuerburgring Track as taken from the free game ‘BMW M3 Challenge’ which was produced by 10TACLE STUDIOS AG and developed by Blimey! Games Ltd. and is being freely distributed by BMW via their website.

alternative texture update by RMi :

Platforms : GMOTOR2 (GTL / GTR2 / RACE07 / rFactor)

This texture update is for all conversions and the original Nürburgring that came with the BMW M3 Challenge free demo.

Features :

* alternate sand coloration and blending
* alternate matched and weathered track textures
* building and signage weather “bleed and fade”
* other various texture tweaks

this compliments another update by “DucFreak” which features :

* sun road glare
* less saturated trees and bushes
* correctly coloured fences
* TV cams
* revised kerbs

(this does overwrite only 3 of his files, the rumble strips)

Credits :

m.wood for texture editing
SimBin / Blimey for original textures


Installation Instructions :

for the Track : extract the .rar file with WinRAR or similar unpacker and drop the track-folder into your GTR2\GameData\Locations\…directory – done. There should be no conflicts with other installed Nuerburgring tracks.

for the texture updates : to install the texture updates, extract the .rar files in the included “texture updates” folder and copy all included files in to the main “Nuerburgring_BMW” folder – done.

Copyright and Trademark

BMW M3 Challenge (c)2007 10TACLE STUDIOS AG. Produced by 10TACLE STUDIOS AG and developed by Blimey! Games Ltd. All rights reserved. Software, graphics, music and text are all protected by copyright law. No part of the software may be reproduced, used, mailed or translated in any way without previous written consent of 10TACLE STUDIOS AG. The BMW logo, the BMW name and the BMW model designations are trademarks of BMW AG and are used under license.

The Nürburgring circuit, name and logos are used under the license of the Nürburgring GmbH.

RAD Software. Uses BINK Video. ©1997-2007 by RAD Game Tools, Inc.
Uses Miles Sound System. ©1991-2007 by RAD Game Tools, Inc.

Utilizes gMotor2 from Image Space Incorporated ©2007. All rights reserved.

All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

This readme credits to anonymous



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