There are some circuits that stick with you, the perfect blend of technical curves and flat out straights, easy to learn but hard to tame. When I think of the all the hours I spent playing Race Driver: GRID, the Touring Cars round Jarama is definitely one of the highlights. So, when we first started talking about what to include in GRID Autosport this Spanish gem was top of the list.
Located just outside Madrid in Spain the Circuito del Jarama was designed by John Hugenholtz, the same Dutch genius who gave us Suzuka and Zolder. It opened in 1967 and has hosted races featuring everything from superbikes to supertrucks with one highlight being the Spanish Grand Prix which was held there during the early eighties.
Like all of our tracks, Jarama has been converted into the latest game-engine tech and upgraded to reflect any changes or upgrades that have been made to the real circuit since it was last used in a game. This track was featured in the original GRID in 2008 but has not been in any Codemasters title since then.
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