Category Archives: Motor Racing

Seven Dales Heritage Run 2017

The De Lacy Motor Club (D.L.M.C) in Yorkshire has been running rallies, car trials and driving tests for over 50 years as noted in my previous blog post. My wife, Margaret and myself joined some other family members and entered … Continue reading

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Seven Dales Heritage Run 2016

The De Lacy Motor Club (D.L.M.C) in Yorkshire has been running rallies, car trials and driving tests for over 50 years as noted in my previous blog post. I was a frequent competitor in the 1960s and linked back up … Continue reading

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Project Cars in VR

Project Cars (http://www.projectcarsgame.com/) has been available since May 2015 [Wikipedia] along with regular add-ons and downloadable content. Support for VR headsets has been included for a while. Project Cars “Game of the Year” edition was released on 6th May 2016 … Continue reading

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Chaparral 2X Vision Gran Turismo

From Gran Turismo Web Site: Vision Gran Turismo is a project in which the world’s leading automotive brands develop concept cars for Gran Turismo (GT6) on the PlayStation PS3. Conceived as a “Garage 56” Le Mans Experimental Prototype, the Chevrolet … Continue reading

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OpenSim – Visit to Ingen Labs – Vehicles, Physics and Varregions

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Jim Clark Cars on Forth Bridge

On Thursday 21st August 2014, a number of Jim Clark cars were on show at the Forth Road Bridge HQ in South Queensferry and then were driven over the Forth Road Bridge, from South to North. http://www.forthbridgesfestival.com/events/jim-clark-50th-anniversary-british-touring-cars-forth-road-bridge-parade/ Jim Clark’s own … Continue reading

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De Lacy Motor Club Clubhouse 50th Anniversary Events

The De Lacy Motor Club (D.L.M.C) in Yorkshire was where I was a member in the late 1960s when I was first interested in motor sport, rallying, car trials, driving tests and drag racing. I had a Mini at the … Continue reading

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Gumball 3000 Rally 2014 in Edinburgh

The Gumball 3000 Rally in 2014 had a route from Miami, through Atlanta to New York and then over by air to the UK to drive though Edinburgh, Manchester and London… then onto Paris, Barcelona and then by ferry to … Continue reading

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Gran Turismo 6 – Ayron Senna Tribute

A tribute to the racing career of Ayrton Senna has been included in Gran Turismo 6 for the Sony PlayStation PS3. Ayrton Senna’s DAP Racing Kart, West Surrey Racing British F3 car and Lotus 97T Formula 1 car are available … Continue reading

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BMW Vision Gran Turismo

BMW have released their “Vision Gran Turismo” concept race car in Grant Turismo (GT6) for the Sony PlayStation PS3 with all the usual BMW visual features like kidney grill, short front overhand and the rear side window feature called the … Continue reading

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Gran Turismo 6

The Gran Turismo series of car simulation and racing games on the Sony PlayStation reaches its 15th anniversary with the release of GT6. I have had each iteration of this game through PS1, PS2 and PS3. My usual approach is … Continue reading

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Other Worlds in Serious Games

Simulations of real or imagined worlds have been used for many years to assist in training. One of my favourite simulated games is the PlayStation Gran Turismo series… our long loved Toyota MR2 Mk.I, now no longer with us, is still … Continue reading

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