Spyker C8 Spyder GT2-R v1.1

Spyker C8 Spyder GT2-R for GTR2

Cars for the GRID GT / GRID Prototypes Mod
(but can also be installed and driven as standalone)

Model : Spyker C8 Spyder GT2-R 2006-2010
Series : ALMS / FIA GT / LM / LMS / IMSA
Classes : GT2

CREDITS :

Spyker C8 Spyder GT2-R Model reworked by EnduRacers Modding Team
for the Endurance Series for rFactor
GTR2 Conversion by Merlin75
GTR2 physic files by GT Italia Modding Team for the GRID GT Mod

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Car Infos from ultimatecarpage.com :

The Spyder C8 Double 12R’s first race was the 2002 12 Hours of Sebring, though an accident prevented the car from finishing. It also participates in the 24 Hours of Le Mans and several other endurance races. Since 2005 it has also participated in FIA GT races in the GT2 class with a Spyker C8 Spyder GT2R.

With an unprecedented pace Spyker rushed onto the scene; less than two years after the launch of the first production car, the manufacturer made its debut in the 24 Hours of Le Mans race in 2002. Spyker, however, was not able to produce enough road going examples of the C8 Double 12 racer to fully homologate it. The car was allowed to run, but with smaller restrictors and a weight penalty, which heavily hampered the car’s performance. After two years of struggling Spyker abandoned the racing program, which had a finish in the 2003 Le Mans race as a highlight.

Spyker made a return to motorsport in the 12 Hours of Sebring race in 2005, with a completely new racer. Based on the regular C8 Spyder, homologation was not an issue for the C8 Spyder GT2-R. The silver and orange racer was the most remarkable car on the Sebring grid, which since the days of the AC Cobra had not seen an open GT car. Under the aluminium engine cover a slightly smaller version of the Audi V8 is installed. It was downsized to optimize it for use with the mandatory restrictors. The dimensions are similar to the road car, but widened to the maximum allowed width of 2 metres. Spyker could not disclose the exact weight of the GT2-R, but additional ballast is needed to bring it up to the minimum weight.

In the first two outings at Sebring and Spa, the Spyker showed promise, but it still lacked the pace and reliability to compete with the top runners. Next on the agenda was a trip to Le Mans for the third time in four years. Only eight hours in the race, the Spyker was forced to retire after a spectacular spin caused by an oil fire. In the following Le Mans Series and FIA GT the development work started to show resulting in two podium finishes in the Nürburgring 1000 km and the Dubai FIA GT race. With its deep rumble and fire spitting exhausts, the C8 Spyder was a welcome addition to the field and an immediate favourite of the fans.

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change-log / updates – reworked by SiGi :

Version 1.1 (November 2017) :

updates on internal cockpit :

– reworked texture settings and renamed materials
– created new cockpit body
– added middle mirror
– improved distorted mirror glass / view (doorside)
– reworked MoTeC (new bg textures and settings)
– added rainscreen
– reworked windows and created own textures for all teams (cpit01)
– improved steering wheel position (lower)

other updates :

– renamed some .gmt files for better overview
– reworked lights (added / included rear and rainlights to back lights LR/RR)
– reworked powered light textures
– reworked external windows and created own textures for all teams
– renamed all wheel parts for better overview and created genstring structure
– created missing, rotating tire and disc textures
– added expo floor
– added new collision and shadow file
– added new damage file
– created new CAS file
– reworked / created new .car files
– adjusted sound file (.aud)
– and some more i can’t remember…

Note :

the 3D Model and team skins are from the Endurance Series, the physic files are from the GRID GT Version – maybe some entries in the classes lines in .car files are not 100% correct because the Endurance Series and GRID Mod use different .gdb / class files.

since the grid physic are only from 2006-2007, i decided to add this also for the 2009-2010 Teams wich doesn’t exist in the GRID Version – that’s probably not correct and should be updated to correct values.

Deinstall / Install Instructions :

i recommend always to DELETE FIRST any previous versions of this car / mod to prevent crashes / mismatches !

for that, navigate into your “GTR2\GameData\Teams\GRID_GT\…” directory and delete the complete folder “Spyker C8 Spyder Teams” – done.

to install, extract with WinRAR or else and drop the GameData folder into your GTR2 main-directory – allow to overwrite existing one with “YES ALL” – done.

no original GTR2 files will be overwritten.

Recommended Addons for this mod :

4GB Patch for GTR2
Alternative Effect Sounds
HD Gloves & Driver Suits by BariCZ

Terms of Use :

– only for private, non-commercial use / entertainment
– use at your own risk

All copyrights belong to their respective owners.

good entertainment
SiGi

 

Size: 39 MB
Version: 1.1
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