While it may not quite have the glamour of Formula 1, the World Touring Car Championship is nevertheless still pretty darned exciting. This realistic simulation puts you in the seat of a speedy car which you must steer through a series of rigorous tracks. The cars in this case are not expensive protypes, but the kind of machines that you see on the road - only souped up to the extreme.
The result is an exciting competition in which each race is a genuine battle, as all the cars are of a similar standard, with the only difference being the degree to which each has been modified. Race 07 boasts all the official circuits, cars and drivers of the WTCC and is incredibly realistic. Luckily, you can automate many of the driver functions, giving you the ability to take corners at 200 kmph without too many problems. The rendering of the vehicles and the motion in this game are quite amazing and sonically you can hear every roar and screech of the motors. One of the best driving games of the year.