The Open Racing Car Simulator for PPC features many different cars, tracks, and opponents to race against. You can steer with a joystick or steering wheel, if the device is supported by your platform. It is also possible to drive with the mouse or the keyboard. Graphic features lighting, smoke, skid marks and glowing brake disks. The simulation features a simple damage model, collisions, tire and wheel properties (springs, dampers, stiffness, …), aerodynamics (ground effect, spoilers, …) and much more. The game play allows different types of races from the simple practice session up to the championship. Enjoy racing against your friends in the split screen mode with up to four human players.

Run the following commandsto install TORCS:

$ cd torcs-1.3.7
$ ./configure        # --prefix="target dir", --enable-debug or --disable-xrandr might be of interest
$ make
$ make install
$ make datainstall