The FIA’s Class 1 of touring cars was a category that was doomed to suffer an abrupt extinction in the short term. Not just due the money-pump business model it was surrounded by. Class 1 DTM/ITC was hands down what F1 wanted to be in its wet dreams.
The world’s biggest single racing event, the 24 Hours of Le Mans lasts... wait for it... 24 hours, which makes it a less-than-attractive basis for a video game adaptation. Here are a few examples of those who tried.
OutRun defined a generation of driving games in the 80s. Not racing, not a simulation, yet it was one of SEGA’s biggest ever hits. And this is how you could play with it at home: meet Martin Webb.
When you are a legend in the making - such as Ayrton Senna - powered by a Japanese company - i.e. Honda - and a Japanese entertainment company - SEGA, that is - wants to exploit your ventures, why wouldn't you want a say in it? Like designing your own race tracks.Screw Gran Turismo, screw Hermann Tilke. You need a…