When the BTCC was king of the racing games

When the BTCC was king of the racing games

As part of our touring car celebration, GLENN FREEMAN looks at the great TOCA racing games of the 1990s and asks why there are no modern equivalents

The boom of touring car racing during the 1990s extended beyond TV ratings and big-budget manufacturer entries. While Super Touring was king of the tin-top world, the British Touring Car Championship grabbed a significant chunk of the burgeoning gaming market with its 'TOCA Touring Cars' series.

For reasons that we'll go into later, the BTCC hasn't been officially featured in a computer game for more than a decade, but if anything that rarity has added to the mystique and appeal of the games released towards the end of the 20th century.

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