For a while now an argument has persisted among driving enthusiasts: do realistic racing games help improve real racing technique? This question has been tested many times and for the most part the results have been mixed. The latest person to test the theory is Chris “HarrisMonkey” Harris whom, in the video below attempts to take on McLaren Test Driver Mat Jackson around the famous Brand’s Hatch circuit in the UK. To help him in his quest he uses the team at Codemasters and the upcoming GRID2 game to analyze his driving technique and get to know the track by driving its virtual doppelganger. Does it work? Will Harris Monkey best McLaren’s top gun? Scroll down to find out!
Gaming Hype: Chris Harris Takes On McLaren Test Driver With Help From GRID2 (Video)
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