Simraceway - New Car–McLaren MP4-29


Shaun Cole On July 5, 2014
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McLaren unveiled its 2014 Formula One World Championship challenger, the MP4-29, at its Woking headquarters as a wind of change swept through the sport. And with 2013 Formula Renault 3.5 Series champion Kevin Magnussen replacing Sergio Perez as Jenson Button’s teammate, there was more than just a new car for the British team to get used to.


Read on to find out more or discover it for yourself by purchasing it or taking it for a free, weekend-long test drive in-game.

The biggest change in Formula One for decades, the replacement of normally-aspirated engines—a staple in the series for a quarter of a century—with 1.6-liter V6 turbocharged units, meant the MP4-29 would be McLaren’s first turbo-powered F1 car since the peerless MP4/4 in 1988. The team’s new Mercedes PU106A Hybrid engine would have a lot to live up to.




 Having parted company with its long-time main sponsor, McLaren sent their new car into action bedecked in a new, predominantly silver, livery—and it began the season promisingly. Also distinguishable from its predecessors thanks to its stooping nose—one of a number of design alterations required by the summer’s far-reaching rule revisions—it notched impressive second and third places at the Australian Grand Prix.

To take McLaren’s all-new Formula One racer onto the track, download the MP4-29 right now onSimraceway.

 

Note: Due to a last-minute hitch, the MP4-29 will initially ship with seven gears. Rest assured, we are working on this issue and will provide a free-to-download car update in due course.

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Tim Chitwood On 2014-07-21 16:09:09
Tim Chitwood

Sadly Simraceway is DX9 technology and that does limit the quality of the game play. I have been with them for over 2 1/2 years, but I have seen a real drop off in the on hand techs. There used to be srwTechs on hand 24/7, but that is no longer true. I hope they can get better as time goes because they are being left behind by some of the other and newer games.

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