Published on November 15th, 2012 | by Alisdair0
Nicolas Hamilton Announced As The Latest Project CARS Handling Consultant
In an exciting announcement this week Slightly Mad Studios were pleased to announced that the Renault Clio Cup driver Nicolas Hamilton will be joining the Project CARS team to serve as a handling consultant for the development team.
Nicolas Hamilton will help the studio fine-tune the vehicles physics and handling model through his vast and growing experience in motorsport and also his extensive knowledge from racing various simulation titles in his spare time.
Born in Herfordshire, England, in 1992, Nicolas was brought up in the motorsports world alongside older brother Lewis. Born with Cerebral Palsy, Nicolas has always made sure this wouldn’t stop him from pursing his passion for racing. After a first try of karting at the age of seven, Nicolas’s racing career kicked into higher gear in 2010 when he impressed everyone testing a BMW M3 at PalmerSport. His smooth driving style earned him his MSA Novice Racing License and secured him a seat in the Air Asia Renault Clio Cup where he has been competing ever since. Nicolas has started his second Renault Clio Cup season this year, driving for T.C.R.
Aside from making it in the real racing world, Nicolas has also made a name for himself in simulation racing, finishing first in the 2009 SBTCC Championship and racing successfully in plenty of other community-organized sim racing events. Nicolas will be assisting the development team with making the handling in Project CARS as authentic as possible, as well as providing other general feedback. Furthermore, he’ll join tens of thousands of members in the WMD forums, sharing his view of all the latest developments in a weekly blog for all members to enjoy.