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Dallara DW12 Honda and Chevrolet Indy Car (rFactor2) 1.50

By: ISI
Origin: Scratch | Real World
Category: Open Wheelers
Initial release: 24-May-14
Current release: 1.500, on 24-May-14

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Founded in 1994, the IndyCar Series traces it’s roots back to the Indianapolis 500 and American Championship car racing (known as CART). Names like Andretti, Unser, Foyt, Franchitti, Bettenhausen and so many more fill the history books.

IndyCar racing is without doubt the top tier of open wheel motor racing in North America, even featuring some familiar names to European Grand Prix racing fans that have come and gone. Cross-over between the two series has been surprisingly difficult for many drivers, however, with the last very successful driver to do so being Nigel Mansell.

IndyCar and Dallara worked to develop a faster, safer, Indy car with the DW12 (named after Dan Wheldon, the driver who helped develop it). Recent seasons using this car have been some of the most competitive in the long history of the sport.

In peak trim, the car is capable of some 750hp, and only weighing in at only 700-715kg (about half that of a typical road car), giving a power to weight ratio probably 6-10 times what most people are familiar with as their daily drive. The car is pretty much state of the art, featuring an advanced 2.2L twin-turbo engine, Xtrac sequential 6-speed gearbox, triple-plate carbon clutch, and carbon brakes to deliver extreme performance in every aspect. The chassis and body panels are all produced from carbon fibre, making the car both very strong, rigid and light.

This all makes the car very agile, fast, and when up to correct operating temperature, stable and predictable.

Our Indy car comes in three physically different Dallara DW12 chassis configurations and has two engine configurations, making a total of six technically different cars. Within the roadcourse configuration, we also have two tire options, Primary (black-sidewall) and Alternate (red-sidewall). This means effectively seven combinations.

We have two licensed vehicles, each with the specifications listed here:

Jack Hawksworth – #98 Honda – Bryan Herta Autosport
Sebastien Bourdais – #11 Chevrolet – KVSH Racing

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Enjoy the fun and: Keep Racing!I have drived a complete F1 1955 Season of rFactor and the I think: "Why is only the Mercedes selected. And then I had painted the Mercedes in a Ferrari but then I think: "Why I don`t make all Teams of this Season?" And here it is! All Teams+private Teams with the new Sounds by Wolfer!
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newstart027 on Oct-13-2016

racinnexus.co is hosting a Friday (late)night DW12 series.

Website: http://racinnexus.co

Series schedule at a glance:
12/5/2014 Laguna Seca
12/12/2014 Nazareth
12/19/2014 Mid-Ohio
1/2/2015 Road America
1/9/2015 Orchard Lake
1/16/2015 Texas World Speedway
1/23/2015 Streets of Toronto
1/30/2014 Indianapolis

Feel free to join in the fun!

Series Info:
The simulator will be rfactor 2, DW12 mod
Races will be Friday nights, 9PM EST
~30 minute races
Open setups
Open registration
Non-points series
We use simsync to download all server files.


The idea of this series is to use it as a fun rookie series for all of us (drivers and admins) to become more familiar with RF2.
xerocoul on Nov-12-2014

It wont let me install says that it is unable to verify file???
Brad90 on Jun-26-2014

I can't get it to work. I just purchased it. I keep getting a rFactor has encountered a problem and needs to close message. Don't know what to do
kinser14 on Jun-07-2014

This car feels very nice to drive, really fun!! And deadly fast on the oval!!!
dumberdog on May-31-2014

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