Race 07: Official WTCC Game

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Real Cars. Real Racing. 300 Cars on 32 Tracks. Thats what it's all about in RACE 07. Enjoy 9 different racing classes, each with its own distinctive character. From the prestigious World Touring Car Championship to the insance speed of the F3000 class. These are just a few of the many cars and the classes featured in this ultimate racing curcuits or city tracks and see the track through the unique Helmet Camera or with the immersive Action Camera. Enjoy RACE 07 and esperience virtural racing like you've never expereinced it before.

Real cars, real racing. That's what it's all about in RACE 07. Enjoy 9 different racing classes, each with its own distinctive character. From the prestigious World Touring Car Championship to the insane speed of the F3000 class. These are just a few of the many cars and classes featured in this ultimate racing sensation. Hit the road on one of the 32 real-life racing circuits or city tracks and see the track through the unique Helmet Camera or with the immersive Action Camera. Enjoy RACE 07 and experience virtual racing like you've never experienced it before.

Experience virtual racing like you've never experienced it before.

The new damage model features detachable wheels, nose sections, engine covers, even wings are independently detachable upon impact.

Welcome to a New Level of Simulated Racing
RACE 07--The Official WTCC Game features the full FIA WTCC season of 2007 including all cars and tracks, as well as several new support classes and tracks from all over the world. The game also features the full WTCC season of 2006 which was included in the games predecessor RACE--The WTCC Game, released in 2006 on PC.

For the first time ever SimBin is also presenting single seater action with Formula cars. Race with the incredibly fast Formula 3000, Formula BMW and in addition also the Radical sports cars with the models SR3 and SR4.

To support these new race classes the player will be offered the choice between one- or two-race-format. The highly detailed damage system is also adapted to give the Formula cars the vulnerability they have in real life.

RACE 07 comes with a score of new tracks and added track variations including several new city tracks, alternate track layouts and reversed track option. Several new community oriented features, game modes and online functionalities will also be announced later.

All in all RACE 07 features more than 300 cars in 9 different classes on 32 real life racing tracks and city circuits from all over the world.

The Cars of RACE 07

WTCC 2007
All the real world championship cars from the WTCC 2007 series, modelled in minute detail. The ultimate in touring car racing!

WTCC 2006
All the real world championship cars from the WTCC 2006 series, modelled in minute detail. The ultimate in touring car racing!

Caterham
Rearwheel driven fun. Powerslides and an awesome sense of speed and control is what the three different Caterham models will bring to the table.

Radical
Enjoy six different Radical models and configurations, giving you the "trackday feel" of a car that is solely built for speed.

Formula 3000
Singleseaters like never experienced on a PC before. More power, more grip, more exitement

Formula BMW
The singleseater class where many talents start their career. Provides close racing and lots of overtaking.

WTCC 1987
A blast from the past! The classic cars from 1987 that defined an era in touring car racing.

Mini Cooper
Single car make racing series, providing the closest racing possible.



Key Features

  • Over 300 Cars
    RACE 07 features over 300 cars in 9 different racing classes. It includes the full 2007 and 2006 seasons of the WTCC, the fantastic BMW E30 M3 and Alfa Romeo 75 Turbo from WTCC 1987, Formula 3000, Formula BMW, the Mini Cooper Challenge, the Radical SR3 and SR4 in various configurations as well as the Caterham CSR200, CSR260 and CSR320 Concept.
  • Formula cars and Sports cars
    Next to the touring cars RACE 07 also features Formula cars as well as sports cars. To enhance the experience of driving the open race cars we have developed a helmet camera as never seen before. Not only does it accurately resemble the view from inside a helmet, it also has all the visor dynamics the real fan could wish for. The visor gets dirty and can be cleaned by pulling off a protective layer of plastic, the so called Tear-off. This all contributes to a unique experience.
  • True to life damage
    A new damage system have been created for RACE 07, this is done to also support the formula class and Radical cars, the new damage model features detachable wheels, nose sections, engine covers, even wings are independently detachable upon impact.
  • 32 Different tracks and variations from all over the world, including city tracks
    RACE 07 features 32 tracks from all over the world, closely modeled after their real-live examples. Next to the famous real life racetracks RACE 07 also feature several city tracks for even more intense action. Several tracks are exclusively represented in RACE 07 and are not featured in any other motorsports games.
  • Enhanced track dynamics
    With RACE 07 all tracks comes with a strengthened attention to details. Focus has been on trying to recreate the atmosphere surrounding real life racing and race tracks. 3D audience and more than double the amount of track side objects are just a few of the steps taken to improve the immersion of actually being on one of the real life race tracks included in the game.
  • Car filter
    RACE 07 features a car filter that allows you to mix cars and classes as you please. Use the car filter to create single make racing or mix formula cars, sports cars and touring cars.
  • Human-like AI opponents that will force you into an error.
    The AI in RACE 07 is better than ever. They behave as natural, trying to force you into an error, putting the pressure on by making moves and stressing you by flashing their headlights. You'll have a hard time defending from these fanatics; the strength/aggression of the opponents can also be adjusted in the game!
  • Online artificial intelligence
    RACE 07 includes online AI which means that you can fill up the field of cars on a server with computer generated opponents. This feature assures a challenging online experience, even if you are just a few people logged into the server.
  • Enhanced community appeal; community drivers, customized skins and league-support
    RACE 07 has everything racing-communities could wish for. Not only are the loyal fans of SimBin racing games already represented in the game through their names on various cars, they will also be able to host leagues and use their own car skins in the game, creating the ultimate individual championships.
  • The two-race-format
    RACE 07 truthfully recreates the WTCC all the way to the two-race format of the real WTCC races. The top eight finishers in the first race will switch places on the grid for the second race and the winner of the race session is the player who gathers the most combined points in the both races.
  • Bugs and dirt on window
    A new version of the bug on window and dynamic weather effects system used in RACE is being introduced for RACE 07, this will also work on the helmet visor and will greatly enhance the immersion factor while playing the game. Functioning window wipers allow you to sweep away both rain and insects.
  • Dynamic weather effects
    Dynamic water drops on helmet visor and windows are simulated in real-time to simulate the sensation of racing in wet or intermediate weather conditions, the liquids are also being affected by the wind speed.
  • Performance monitor
    The performance monitor included with RACE 07 is designed to help the player find the best compromise between visual appearance and game performance, the player can set a target frame rate, once set the game will suggest the best suitable graphical settings after having monitored the games performance during a race session.
  • New controller interface
    With the new controller interface much more attention is paid to the players wanting to drive the cars using a joy-pad, keyboard or utilize the mouse steering option. Added controller logics have been applied to make control of the cars with a joy-pad just as involving and satisfying as with a wheel. The new controller interface allows for several controller profiles to be created by the player.
  • Offline and online versions
    RACE 07 features the option of choosing between an offline and online version when the player installs the game. The offline version offers all the same content as the online version but the player will not be able to join in online multiplayer races or compete on the official RACE 07 leader boards with this version. The online version of RACE 07 needs to be installed in order to play multiplayer races and to compete on the official RACE 07 leader boards. The online version is Steam enabled and includes the Steam application.

Functioning window wipers allow you to sweep away both rain and insects.

Next to the touring cars RACE 07 also features Formula cars as well as sports cars.

300 cars on 32 tracks.

Game Modes

Race Event
In a Race Event being on the grid and waiting for the race to start can be just a few clicks away, or it can be a complete racing experience featuring all sessions and options of a real life race weekend. The player will be able to select which settings and sessions to use, to customize the race weekend to his/her liking.

Time Attack
Time attack is a multiplayer mode being played on one PC and should be thought of as a social game mode. The player can compete against friends sharing one PC, by setting lap times and chasing the ghost car of his/her friends, or aim for the top spot on the RACE 07 leader boards. Players can check their positions on the official leader boards after or even during a session.

Practice Mode
If the player want to improve lap times or experiment with car setups? Then practice mode is the ideal choice, in practice mode there are no restrictions and sessions can be arranged just as the player likes them.

Championship mode
Championship mode will give the player the chance to experience the 2006 or 2007 WTCC championship. The player will go through the full championship experience, visiting all the tracks of the 2006 or 2007 seasons, experiencing the unique 2-race format of the WTCC including the reverse grid for the second race, being penalized with penalty weights when performing well and much more.

Custom Championship
With Custom Championship we want to offer the players an easy to use configuration screen for setting up their own championships. This means the player chooses what car to use and then what track(s) to use, when these choices have been made the game will from these choices generate a new championship file.

In short the player can create a championship using all existing tracks in the game or as little as two when creating a custom championship. The choice of using a one or two race format is available to the player when setting up a custom championship. The choice of enabling or disabling the weight penalty is available to the player when setting up a custom championship.

Multiplayer
RACE07 features support for 24 opponents in multiplayer mode. These can be either players or AI opponents, or a mix of both. The option of having AI opponents (or Ôbots') makes sure that even with a small group of players you can still have a full grid of cars.

Multiplayer options are included for both online and LAN. Players can serve and play, hosting the game from their own computer and allowing other players to join or setup a dedicated server, the dedicated server application is included with the game.

The Tracks of RACE 07

WTCC TRACKS
The 14 tracks used by the WTCC series in 2006 and 2007

ADDITIONAL TRACKS
Three bonus tracks, not used in the WTCC series. Two classics and a brand new gaming debut!

ALTERNATIVE LAYOUTS
Different layouts as used on the real tracks, giving a completely different feel and race in well known environments.

The Cars of Race 07
In total RACE 07 features over 300 cars, from the touringcars from the official WTCC series to the formula cars of the International Formula 3000 Masters and the Radical sportscars. The purpose is to offer a wide variety of cars, giving you the possibility to try as many different cars as possible. Each car will be featured with its unique characteristics, sounds, behavior and details.

RACE 07 features 9 different racing classes including 3 fully licensed championships; FIA WTCC, International Formula 3000 Masters and the Mini Cooper Challenge.

The Tracks of Race 07
RACE 07 has received a significant boost in the track department. In total it features 32 tracks including several variations and alternate track layouts. It will feature purpose built legendary racetracks such as Monza, Imola, Zandvoort and Brands Hatch, but also narrow and intense city environments on circuits such as Pau, Porto, Macau and the unique Vara Raceway.

Like the cars, all factors are in place to give the customer the full racing experience on tracks that are closely modeled after their real-life examples. An approximate increase of 100% in details ( polygons ) have been added to the tracks in RACE 07 compared with all earlier SimBin titles, mainly focusing on adding more atmosphere and life to the tracks and pitlanes, with more trackside objects and more crowds and spectators.

Product Features

Enjoy 9 different racing classes, each with its own distinctive character, From the prestigious World Touring Car Championship to the insane speed of the F3000 class Over 300 cars in 9 different racing classes, and 32 tracks from all over the world, closely modeled after their real-live examples For the first time ever SimBin presents Formula cars, featuring Formula 3000, Formula BMW New, true-to-life damage system; dynamic weather effects; functioning window wipers allow you to sweep away both rain and insects Enhanced community appeal; community drivers, customized skins and league-support

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