22 December 2017
Race fans will have the chance to test themselves against the best talent in the LMP3 Cup Championship on the Bute Motorsport stand at the popular Autosport International show (11/14 January 2018).
It has teamed up with Slightly Mad Studios and Vesaro to provide a high-quality Vesaro VR Motion simulator experience on a Ligier JS P3. Drivers from the series will be asked to set a benchmark time at Donington Park, with fans attending over the weekend aiming to go faster – if they can!
The LMP3 Cup Championship will be run over 12 races at six circuits, with the inaugural championship won by Alasdair McCaig and Colin Noble in an Ecurie Ecosse / Nielsen Racing Ligier JS P3, who's car will be on the stand at the show.
Vesaro designs, engineers, and builds some of the world's most advanced simulators. It produces the world's only commercial grade modular simulation system, which offers full-motion capability, professional Cobra seats and Virtual Reality display solutions, and is compatible with the most popular control systems, which is ideal for both dedicated and professional eSports drivers, and for race drivers looking to hone their skills in the comfort of their own home.
It has recently launched the McLaren driving simulator range, which embodies the engineering and design of the McLaren Sports, Super and Ultimate vehicle ranges. With the GT Cup-winning McLaren MP4-12C and a McLaren 570S GT4 on the Bute Motorsport stand, prospective owners can test themselves on a Vesaro system next to the car itself.
Slightly Mad Studios is a multi-award-winning game developer founded in 2008, which has worked on a number of titles including the popular Project CARS franchise. Building on the success of 2015's Project CARS, Project CARS 2 its fans into a blistering new era of motorsport simulation with the largest track roster ever seen on console, 5 motorsport disciplines, 29 motorsport series, 180 cars from dozens of elite brands, and over 140 revolutionary “living”, organic tracks in 60 locations.