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Following a dearth of official BTCC gaming content material over the previous decade, the Toyota Corolla GR and Infiniti Q50 from the 2021 season will probably be made out there as a part of rFactor 2‘s Might Q2 replace.
Accessible as further paid content material, each automobiles will function drivers and liveries used final 12 months. Within the Toyota, which means Rory Butcher and Sam Smelt and the Infiniti, Aiden Moffat and Ashley Sutton.
The automobiles have been laser scanned together with the championship and groups, whereas tyre knowledge from real-world provider Goodyear has additionally been used alongside driver enter.
Butcher took the Corolla to three race wins within the 2021 BTCC season and seventh within the championship standings, whereas Sutton was topped champion for the third time, the second utilizing the Q50. Laser Instruments Racing additionally received the Groups’ Championship with the Infiniti.
Each of those 2021-specification automobiles use the TOCA/Swindon Powertrain engine. The Toyota is front-wheel drive, whereas the Infiniti is rear-wheel drive.
The announcement by developer Studio 397 and Motorsport Games additionally highlights that these are solely the primary two, with extra BTCC automobiles to return to rFactor 2 later within the 12 months.
As well as, 2022 liveries are being created for a future replace, alongside a 2022 technical replace, which incorporates the implementation of a Hybrid Energy Management system for the first time.