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Hi everyone,

When OTL was formed in August 2017, we had no idea it would grow to the size it is today, and how many friends we’d make along the way. Starting with modest but unbelievably high-quality racing on Project Cars 2 on Xbox, then onto PS4, and eventually filling out the PC side too, there’s been no shortage of great racing and lots of fun.

All of this has only been possible due to the amazing work of our admin team, who have worked tirelessly to organise all kinds of events and leagues to such a high standard, spending long hours to ensure all of you had fun events to take part in.

Unfortunately, over the last 18 months to two years, I’ve struggled increasingly with my own health issues, which has meant I’ve not been able to give OTL the time or energy it needs from an owner. All our admins have pushed on as best they could during those times, but that can only go on for so long, and I wouldn’t want to keep doing that to them either.

So ultimately some tough decisions needed to be made. This is what’s happening:

Sadly, OTL will be closing its doors soon, and a new community has been formed under a new name (The Sim racing Collective aka TSRC), with a new Discord server, website, social channels, etc. It will be run by the same great admin team you all know and love, just without me (so a win-win really! 🤣). You’ll probably see me in there, going back to just enjoying being a (slow) driver and free of the responsibilities of being a community owner. This will allow them all to start afresh with all the excitement that comes with a new community, and to do things exactly how they’d like to.

All the links for the new group can be found at the bottom of this post, so please check them all out and go join them! I’ll also add any new posts below if we need to give out any extra information.

This of course means that soon the OTL Discord server, website, and everything else connected to it will be no more. I will wait a little while and leave an overlap of a few weeks or so between the new server opening and the OTL one closing so that everyone who wants to join the new group can do so, plus for the final OTL leagues to finish. It would mean the world to me if as many of you as possible join the new group, headed up by Average Sharpie, MrFish, JS-46, TC_WhiteRider, and Hydranockz, and help it get off to the best start possible. I know they’ll make a great success of it, bringing the same qualities to TSRC that they brought to OTL.

Finally, I’d like to send a heartfelt thank you to all of you that took part in events or just socialised here for making OTL what it was for just short of 5 years. It’s been a fixture in many of our lives for so long and it’s going to feel very weird without it, but all good things must come to an end eventually and while things didn’t end as I’d hoped, I’m glad that I leave as friends with all involved, and can’t wait to race with them again like the controller-using bang-average driver I am!

The pleasure has been all mine. Until next time ✌️

⬇️ The Sim Racing Collective Links ⬇️
Website: https://www.tsrc.club/
Discord: https://www.tsrc.club/discord
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thesimracingcollective
Twitter: https://twitter.com/TSRC_Official