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Sydney 500 1.00

By: DMz
Origin: Scratch | Real World
Category: Temporary Circuits
Initial release: 12-Aug-09
Current release: 1.000, on 12-Aug-09

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Sydney 500 at Homebush, New South Wales.
by DMz (Drew McPhee)
dmcphee@tpg.com.au

with thanks to:
Homebush Olympic Stadium by athinaios
Brickring by RAIA
Novotel and ferris wheel by pmolsen
grandstands and bridges from isi
Piddy for btb
Ennis for road textures
Google for ge images
Google for sketchup

comment by charlie the cat: ;r5t44444444

Krunch Skybox - An improved skybox system for rFactor tracks
By Neil 'Krunch' Faichney


LEGAL & CREDITING
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NOT FOR COMMERCIAL USE.
NOT TO BE USED IN ANY OTHER SOFTWARE WITHOUT EXPRESS WRITTEN PERMISSION FROM THE AUTHOR.
original skybox mesh files (c)copyright 2005 Image Space Incorporated.

A bit of artistic creativity was needed for this track as it is yet to be made. Turn 2 Chicane needs work, unfortunately I had a hard drive failure recently and lost the btb source files for this track and only have a very early backup, so there will not be any updates to this track for some time I'm afraid until I have the time to rebuild it. Meanwhile....

Enjoy.

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hoping to see an update, before i hit - the retirement village........
nikolarse68 on Dec-09-2011

Well, it's december 09th, 2011............Any UPDATED news on ur TRACK??????? Of course, u released a verion 9mths before it was raced on, lol.........2 events have occurred since
nikolarse68 on Dec-09-2011

Yes it might be a closer representation of the track, as it was made well after the track was made. My track was constructed when the homebush race was just announced, 10 months before the track ever saw the light of day. How are you meant to build a track that is a close representation of a track, when the f#$%ing track dosnt exist??????????????????
dmz on May-30-2011

There is an updated version of this track at fvrfactor which is a closer representation of this track.
bonza123 on Jul-12-2010

Awesome job mate. There may be some things not quite right as others have posted, but awesome job, and it's a fun track to race at in a V8
huey67 on Feb-24-2010

a no-rapidshare link, please?
Vezzoli 17 on Dec-30-2009

I have a error can someone help please


Error loading texture sydbg1 for material GRASS224_0

Erro loading global material GRAASS224_0

please help
C0starulz on Dec-10-2009

Can I use the objects for the Homebush circuit i'm making?
C0starulz on Dec-08-2009

Great job, mate. The only really significant errors that I can see are obviously the turn 2-3-4 chicane needs fixing, also I get the feeling that the main straight and the straight between turns 7 and 8 need to be longer. The track is about 10 seconds too quick, and I think a lot of that is the first chicane, but the circuit also needs stretching in an east-west direction.

Great effort though, considering the track didn't exist when you made it. :-)
Nick78 on Dec-06-2009

Why even post if you can't work out that this track was made even before the final track layout was decided. Hope you are enjoying all the free tracks that people make for you. Speaking of "inaccurate".....
RT1971 on Dec-06-2009

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