Project CARS - Aston Martin Track Expansion

Project CARS – Aston Martin Track Expansion

Published On September 29, 2015 | By Anthony Barker | News

Project CARS continues its commitment to deliver fresh new content and updates via its ON DEMANDprogramme today with the release of the Aston Martin Track Expansion featuring three legendary AstonMartin cars and an exciting new location to drive them on.


Mojave is a private testing ground secluded in the wilderness of Nevada. The Mojave circuit comprises of five racelayouts and a special open Test Track layout allowing players to freely practice and test their car’sperformance/handling via Banked Oval, Drag Strip, Hillclimb, Skid Pan, and Tight Corner sections.


Designed by Ted Cutting and powered by an Aston Martin 2943cc straight six engine, the DBR1 rose to fame as Aston Martin’s first ever Le Mans champion. Driven by Caroll Shelby & Roy Salvadori, the open-top DBR1 clinched top honors at the French classic in 1959, followed by team mates Maurice Trintignant & Paul Frèrewho helped Aston Martin to an impressive maiden 1-2 victory at the Circuit de la Sarthe.


To celebrate the 40-year anniversary of their overall victory, Aston Martin returned to top-flight prototype racing at Le Mans in 2009, fielding the brand new Aston MartinDBR1-2.Built to the LMP1 class prototype rules, the DBR1-2 is a closed-cockpit race car, powered by the company’s proven 6-liter V12 engine. The DBR1-2 did not only hold up wellat Le Mans, it also helped the team clinch the 2009 Le Mans Series Championships, driven by elite sports car racing aces such as Darren Turner, Stefan Mücke & TomasEnge.


The Vantage is Aston Martin’s current choice for competition in the ultra-competitive GTE sports car racing class. Powered by an all-aluminium 4.5 liter V8 engine, theVantage is battling for glory against some of the world’s most prestigious sports cars.Competing in the world’s premier GT racing class, the Vantage is packed with the latest racing technology including fully adjustable double wishbone suspension, lightweightbodyparts made of carbon & CFK and a fully-adjustable rear-wing.The Vantage GTE has clinched countless poles, podiums, wins and fastest laps in sports car races around the globe, including classics such as the Le Mans 24 Hours and theSebring 12 Hours.

Both the Aston Martin Vantage GTE and DBR 1-2 can be used in career with brand-new contracts that furtherexpand your possibilities, whilst all three receive exciting new invitational events to try them out.And as if that wasn’t enough, all players will additionally be able to get behind the wheel of their next Free Car -the iconic 1952 Mercedes 300SL (W194) – and grab the third pack of Community Liveries that includes five real-life Zakspeed Capri Group 5 designs as well as the official Project CARS SMS-R livery sported in real-life by theMarc Cars Australia team in the International Endurance Series.

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