VG247 has a track list for GRID 2, a surprisingly large list of 82
tracks (counting preorder bonus tracks) in the game. Also,
this trailer from
Codemasters Racing shows off Asian cars and locations in the upcoming racing
sequel, along with some Asian-style racing competition, if you catch our drift.
Racers earn points for style and form in Drift events on
steep and aggressive mountain roads filled with hairpins inspired by Okutama in
Japan. Open Road racing is represented with Touge events in Hong Kong, where
players must close the gap and take their chance to pass in one-on-one,
The Street Racing category is showcased in Dubai, as cars power down highways
and speed past stunning skyscrapers in this distinctive city fuelled by
petrol-powered wealth. Track Racing is shown at Yas Marina in Abu Dhabi, one of
the most advanced and thrilling dedicated racing circuits in the world which has
played host to a wide range of motorsport up to the very highest
There are a few gameplay videos on YouTube, I looked a couple up since my G25 has been gathering dust for a while. The physics are definitely at the arcadey end of the scale, you have incredible tyre grip and you can correct huge mistakes during corners without mishap. On one vid a guy overshoots a fast corner on to grass and gets round the corner anyway, only losing a small amount of ground on the guy ahead, it seems quite hard to crash out. Also there's no cockpit view, having said that there is a decent bonnet cam and I always got on well with those.
Unless there are some options in there for more sim style handling then this one will probably satisfy more for action rather than simulation, but the presentation is great and there's lots of content so it's probably not impossible to enjoy.