Rennsport Teases New Car: Cup Racer Coming?

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The Rennsport team have teased a new car that will be getting added to the sim. We have a pretty good idea of what it could be.

Image credit: Rennsport

The closed beta of Rennsport has been available to select sim racers since June. The open beta is also supposedly available soon, with a full release set for December. In the lead up to its release, more and more content is being revealed.

The beta initially launched with the four cars and tracks seen in the ESL R1 esports series. The Praga R1 soon followed suit, and they also announced the future additions of the Porsche 963 and Goodwood Hillclimb. Now, another car has been teased.


New Rennsport Car​

We do not have a lot to work with, but it appears plenty of people already have a good idea. The majority of racers in the replies believe it to be the Porsche 992 GT3 Cup car, a very popular vehicle within sim racing that is available across many titles.

The 992 GT3 Cup can be found in titles like RaceRoom, rFactor 2 and Assetto Corsa Competizione, and more. Most prominently though, it features on iRacing where it’s used in the headline esports series, the Porsche TAG Heuer Esports Supercup.

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You will soon be able to drive the 992 GT3 Cup in Rennsport. Image credit: iRacing.com

Of course, there will be some confusion since there’s already a Porsche 992 GT3 in the game. But the 992 GT3 Cup is not the same as the 992 GT3 R: The GT3 R is used in GT3 competition like IMSA and GT World Challenge alongside other marque’s GT3 cars.

In contrast to that, the GT3 Cup is used primarily for spec racing like the Grand Prix-supporting Porsche Supercup and other national championships around the world. It’s typically a starting point for drivers to get into sportscar racing.

In terms of statistics, the R and Cup are relatively similar. They both have the same 4.0-litre Flat 6 producing over 500 horsepower, and weigh pretty much the same too. The difference is that the GT3 R has a lot more downforce and grip than the GT3 Cup, and thus is a lot faster around most tracks. Additionally, ABS and Traction Control are disabled in Cup competition.

When Will It Be Added?​

The Rennsport team are yet to state when the car will be added. They’re still yet to release the Goodwood Hillclimb and Porsche 963, so it could potentially be added with those. Keep posted to the Rennsport social channels to see when further content is coming to the title.

What do you believe the newly teased Rennsport car is? Let us know in the comments down below!
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I don't understand their logic... Focus on other non-gt3 cars to avoid being another ACC. They should unlock time of day and improve their FFB and Sounds. So far, I'm not very excited about what I see... The extremely slow progress is sad.
 
I don't understand their logic... Focus on other non-gt3 cars to avoid being another ACC. They should unlock time of day and improve their FFB and Sounds. So far, I'm not very excited about what I see... The extremely slow progress is sad.
The discussion about GT3 cars in all sims has already been beaten to death. Licensing, data, and relevance with real life racing series all over the world since its a "global" spec pretty much. Thats why.

If its another ACC, it will work. thats the logic here.

Also, what benchmark do you use for game development? Not sure why you label it as "extremely slow" when the game is already in beta testing.
 
The discussion about GT3 cars in all sims has already been beaten to death. Licensing, data, and relevance with real life racing series all over the world since its a "global" spec pretty much. Thats why.

If its another ACC, it will work. thats the logic here.

Also, what benchmark do you use for game development? Not sure why you label it as "extremely slow" when the game is already in beta testing.
This game has been in the works for at least two years. People got to play it more than a year ago, so even back then it was already a functional game. So yes, i would call it slow also given that.

The "problem" with this game is that it doesn't know what it wants to be, and i am sure the focus already shifted various times behind the scenes, hence the slow progress.
 
This game has been in the works for at least two years. People got to play it more than a year ago, so even back then it was already a functional game. So yes, i would call it slow also given that.

The "problem" with this game is that it doesn't know what it wants to be, and i am sure the focus already shifted various times behind the scenes, hence the slow progress.
What are the deadlines promised to investors? What was the original game plan from day one?
 
What are the deadlines promised to investors? What was the original game plan from day one?
I really dont care about any of those. When you are hyping a game 2 years running now, and you had a "selected group" playing more than a year ago, and you are in beta access since the beginning of the year, and you anounce almost nothing besides just a few cars, i can consider that slow progress yes.

Not only that, i think this normalizing of things being years in the making is a worrying trend and is more and more prevalent. If they want to milk their investors, it's their problem, but i wont be holding my breath about games that are hyped for years before we can even play them, and in the meantime announce nothing more than fuzzy half features and a few cars.

I stress again, people played this game more than a year ago. I would get the delay if they would be working hard on implementing a lot ofcontent, or features, but we heard nothing to suggest this.
 
I heard thick David Cameron accent in my ears all the way just reading this article about a cup car.
 
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Incredibly underwhelming.

And not just content wise but in every aspect of this platform so far.

They should have hired the Bell to hype it.
 
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I really dont care about any of those. When you are hyping a game 2 years running now, and you had a "selected group" playing more than a year ago, and you are in beta access since the beginning of the year, and you anounce almost nothing besides just a few cars, i can consider that slow progress yes.

Not only that, i think this normalizing of things being years in the making is a worrying trend and is more and more prevalent. If they want to milk their investors, it's their problem, but i wont be holding my breath about games that are hyped for years before we can even play them, and in the meantime announce nothing more than fuzzy half features and a few cars.

I stress again, people played this game more than a year ago. I would get the delay if they would be working hard on implementing a lot ofcontent, or features, but we heard nothing to suggest this.
You make claims that they are changing focus behind the scenes, slow progress, delays… blah blah… but with zero clue about their business strategy, commitments, funding, legal…. If you just want to whine about not getting your shiney new toy soon, then that’s a different story. Marketing, PR, “hype” will happen. Ignore all that and wait for the finished project for you to judge, or come back with something that actually proves there are deadlines not being met here.
 
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If they do go down the route of a subscription service (something I can fully support if not done in a shady fashion) I hope they make all the content available for a set fee, or if they have a function like the other platform where there are a number of active series running an any one time then they make that content available as part of the subscription while the series is active.
 
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You make claims that they are changing focus behind the scenes, slow progress, delays… blah blah… but with zero clue about their business strategy, commitments, funding, legal…. If you just want to whine about not getting your shiney new toy soon, then that’s a different story. Marketing, PR, “hype” will happen. Ignore all that and wait for the finished project for you to judge, or come back with something that actually proves there are deadlines not being met here.
Speaking from a consumer point of view is a perfectly legitimate position for comment chap..
 
No your not, Your looking for an argument.

Maybe I should tag ken in this so he can delete it for my sins.
I assumed you tested it to be in a position to comment on how the entire platform is underwhelming.

Sure, tag whoever you want bruv
 

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