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Sol 2

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Location Makana
Length 4400 m
Variation 218 m
Track Material Unknown; Anti-gravity generators
Appearence(s)

Sol 2 is a race track located on the man-made Hawaiian island of Makana. It was first introduced in Wipeout Pure, and reappeared in Wipeout HD.

Description[]

The 4.4km Sol 2 circuit lies suspended a full kilometre above Makana. It's one of the fastest tracks in the games due to its high-speed straights and banked corners, but can get tricky at times, particularly with an long open-sided section. A track that demands respect from even the most skilled pilots.

Landmarks[]

Daedalus Institute[]

The centre of anti-gravity research and development the Daedalus Institude marks the start of the Sol 2 track, being an integral part of Sol Platform Alpha.

Talos Sweep[]

Talos Sweep is the open-sided section of the track. It may look simple to navigate on paper, but can catch out even the most experienced pilots. Be especially careful if racing in a pack.

Perdix Loop[]

The Perdix Loop is a series of two corners that weave around Sol Platform Beta. It consists of: Perdix Approach, a tight blind right-hander uphill; a short straight infront of the Perdix Gallery viewing platform; and a long downhill right which is Perdix Retreat. The platform also houses the proactors that control the drift and dip of the station.

Condors Swoop[]

Despite how dreadful it may seem, it's actually not that bad. A good area to get some speed leading into the last few corners on the track.

Trivia[]

  • In Wipeout HD, the background of the track shows a mountain range surrounding it. It is unknown why it is there, but it makes no sense as Sol 2 is supposed to be located above the island of Makana.


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