The CART Season 2002 from the Smoking Pen is available for both Grand Prix 3 and GP3-2000. Please note that all carsets are HARDWARE MODE only - but I've got good results for software versions of most cars using the Create Software option in GP3Edit. The Grand Prix 3 carset is available in 2 sets, Series A with the lower numbered cars of the two car teams, plus cars from Mo Nunn Racing, Walker Racing, Herdez Competition and Sigma Autosport. Series B has the higher-numbered cars of the two car teams, plus the Patrick Racing and Team Motorola entries. Updates for both the Series A and Series B sets are available at the bottom of this page, covering all races in the season, with race-specific performance data and livery changes. Scroll down the page to find the GP3-2000 carset - race updates for the GP3-2000 carset are included in the one download.
With only 20 cars racing in CART in 2002, I added two extra cars, making Sigma and Herdez into two car teams, with the extra drivers being Roberto Moreno and Max Wilson respectively. Car liveries for these two cars are based on the 2000 and 2001 Dale Coyne entries.
The GP3 carsets require GP3Edit to install. The GP3-2000 carset will unzip into your Grand Prix 3 Season 2000 folder and create it's own folders, whilst the GP3-2000 team art requires Marc Aarts' Art Tool to install. To run properly, the Grand Prix 3-2000 set requires gpxpatch 2.21.
CART 2002 carsets for Grand Prix 3
CART 2002 for Grand Prix 3 Season 2000
The Grand Prix 3 Season 2000 set includes everything you need for to recreate the every race of the 2002 season - program the carsets to match the tracks you have and you will get the right drivers, the right car liveries and the right performance data for that kind of track.
The set features 197 different car liveries, as well as the cockpits, driver helmets, pit-boxes and Bridgestone tyres.
Race Updates for Grand Prix 3
The race update packages below, (for GP3 only), feature updates for each race in GP3Edit format, reflecting the changes in drivers and liveries that occured throughout the 2002 season. Each update comes complete with a revised performance to reflect the individual good days and bad days for the drivers, as they happened race-by-race. Some illustrations of the changes are shown below.
|Tecate Telmex Grand Prix of Monterrey||Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach|
|Bridgestone Potenza 500, Motegi||Miller Lite 250, Milwaukee|
|G.I. Joe's 200, Portland||Shell Grand Prix of Denver|
|Sure for Men 500, Rockingham|