F1 2014: Sochi hot lap

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The newest F1 2014 Hot Lap video features Danil Kvyat on the Sochi Autodrom driving his Toro Rosso STR9 very fast.  He hits all the apexes.

F1 2014 hits the PS3, Xbox 360, and PC on October 17th.

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NEW F1?? 2014 HOT LAP VIDEO REVEALS NEW SOCHI AUTODROM - HOME OF THE 2014 FORMULA 1 RUSSIAN GRAND PRIX - IN FULL

RUSSIAN DANIIL KVYAT BLASTS HIS TORO ROSSO STR9 AROUND STUNNING NEW CIRCUIT IN NEW VIDEO NOW PLAYING AT WWW.YOUTUBE.COM/FORMULA1GAME

Wednesday 3rd September 3pm CEST ?? Today Codemasters® released a new hot lap video for F1 2014 showing one of the new circuits for this year??s game. The hot lap shows 20 year-old Russian driver Daniil Kvyat in his Toro Rosso STR9 taking on his home track, the Sochi Autodrom. 

This year??s 2014 FORMULA 1 RUSSIAN GRAND PRIX will be the first time that Russia has hosted a FORMULA ONE?? race. The fast and flowing 19 turn track features a demanding final sector and includes 1.7km of public roads and the GRAND PRIX?? is set to be run in front of 55,000 fans. The new hot lap video is FORMULA 1 gamers?? first chance to see the full circuit in the game.
 
The Sochi Autodrom is one of four tracks which offer new gameplay experiences in F1 2014, including Austria??s Spielberg circuit which features on the FORMULA ONE calendar for the first time in a decade, the return of the Hockenheimring to the calendar which last held a race in 2012 and the BAHRAIN GRAND PRIX which was run as a night race for the first time in 2014.
 
F1 2014 will arrive on October 17th for the Xbox 360 games and entertainment system from Microsoft, Windows PC and the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system. Codemasters will then introduce a new FORMULA 1TM title in 2015 the Xbox One all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft, Windows PC and for the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system. With more to be announced through production for both titles, follow Codemasters F1 games blog and social channels on Twitter and Facebook for updates.

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F1 2014

· October 17th, 2014

· For: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and PC

· A Codemasters Birmingham production

The 2014 FORMULA ONE season has seen the most seismic rule changes in the sport??s 60 year history, including new turbocharged power units and new aerodynamics, which combine to place more emphasis on racing skill and control in cars with more explosive power delivery but less downforce than previous seasons. All but two teams have changed their driver line-ups and new circuits have been added to the roster. Players will experience how 2014??s radically different new cars feel to drive and how race strategy has changed as the season, cars, circuits and teams are authentically recreated.

F1 2014 also delivers a range of new gameplay modes and enhancements to create the most accessible FORMULA 1 video game from Codemasters® to date. A new driver evaluation system quickly identifies a gamer??s ability and tunes game settings to an appropriate level, whilst re-graded difficulty settings enable players to compete at incrementally higher levels as they become more experienced. The new Very Easy difficulty level is the most accessible yet for new players and a range of shorter game modes and career options cater for absolute novices who simply want a fun and quick race.

At the other end of the spectrum, experienced gamers who enjoy a more serious simulation of the demands placed upon FORMULA ONE drivers can customise their settings to provide a true challenge. Expanded game modes, new career options and multiplayer modes extended by RaceNet further enhance F1 2014??s recreation of the world of FORMULA ONE for long-established fans and newcomers to the series.

F1 2014 includes the full FORMULA ONE circuit roster, including the new 2014 FORMULA 1 RUSSIAN GRAND PRIX set to be held at the stunning Sochi Autodrom, and the return of Austria??s Spielberg circuit which brings a classic track with dramatic changes in elevation back to top level motorsport after over a decade??s absence. This season also sees the return of the famous driver??s favourite Hockenheimring to the calendar, and players will also experience THE BAHRAIN GRAND PRIX which was held as a night race for the first time in 2014, including its full day to night transition.

The introduction of turbochargers to the cars this year has increased both overtaking opportunities and the demands placed on drivers, as huge amounts of torque are unleashed under acceleration from these entirely new power units. The turbochargers require greater throttle control than before and F1 2014 players will experience the dramatic effect in handling the world??s most advanced racing cars.

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