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This page details one or more prototype versions of Jarrett & Labonte Stock Car Racing.

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...Well, all the articles here are, in a way. But this one moreso, and the article may contain incomplete information and editor's notes.

European Demos

Euro Demo series

Demos were released on four discs: SCED-02636, SCED-02639, SCED-03790, and SCED-04074 (Official UK PlayStation Magazine Issues 62, 65, 87, and 95, respectively). While all four have differences from the final version, the demos on Issues 65 and 95 are 100% identical to each other, while the one on Issue 87 only differs from those two in regards to the PIT_XA.XA file (present in WTC/SOUNDS). As such, only the demos on Issues 62 and 65 will be covered here.

All four demo releases contain all five of the European languages present in the final game (English, German, French, Italian, and Spanish). The final game ended up splitting them up into two different pressings.

Euro Demo 62 (SCED-02636)

This demo disc was released in September 2000. Unfortunately, all contents of this disc share the same timestamp: June 23, 2000.

  • Another copyright screen. Game name text designed slightly different.
  • Intro cinematic isn't shown, despite it being present in the files. It looks almost the same as final counterpart, but with an earlier game logo at the end. Later Euro Demo builds also contain this earlier intro.

Euro Demo 62 Retail
  • No menu music, only sounds. No crew and commentator voice in-race.
  • Loading screen close to final, but contains information about final game and it's release date. Helmet and gloves uses earlier "WTC" logo (also featured in Codemasters DPK), which later was reused as logo for Japanese version. Also when demo is quits to demo disc menu, additional loading screen appears.
  • Another game logo in menus. Just featured only "TOCA" abriveature, instead of full name.
  • Only Free Race and Time Trial modes available.
  • No options available to change. It's possible only to view predefined controller assignments.
  • When choosing Free Race, game starts Hockenheimring stage with Alfa Romeo.
  • Prerace track menu doesn't have track info. In prerace car setup menu no load/save functions.
  • If you win race, game will show race results (no replay functions) and load Adelaide stage with Mitsubishi GTO, after finishing this race in any position demo quits to demo disc menu. If you lose on first stage (any place, except 1st) demo also finishes itself. Rsce results screen also features earlier WTC logo.
  • Also exists files for Catalunya stage, but it's unknown is it works in demo. It could be in Time Trial mode (but it hang up on emulators). Probably it looks same as in Euro Demo 65.
  • Demo is same function as Load Replay from final game. Here available only replay of Mitsubishi GTO at night stage in Hockenheimring. Here draws game logo and demo instead of replay. Replay controls are disabled and if any button pressed, game quits to demo disc menu.
Euro Demo 62 Final
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TOCA WTC PS1 EU demo62 loading screen.png
TOCA WTC PS1 EU demo62 exit screen.png
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TOCA WTC PS1 EU demo62 lng screen.png TOCA WTC PS1 EU lng screen.png
TOCA WTC PS1 EU demo62 main menu.png TOCA WTC PS1 EU main menu.png
TOCA WTC PS1 EU demo62 controller options.png
TOCA WTC PS1 EU demo62 controls scheme.png
TOCA WTC PS1 EU controller options.png
TOCA WTC PS1 EU demo62 demo.png TOCA WTC PS1 EU demo.png
TOCA WTC PS1 EU demo62 replay race.png TOCA WTC PS1 EU replay race.png
TOCA WTC PS1 EU demo62 Hockenheimring.png TOCA WTC PS1 EU Hockenheimring.png
TOCA WTC PS1 EU demo62 Adelaide.png TOCA WTC PS1 EU Adelaide.png
TOCA WTC PS1 EU demo62 car setup.png TOCA WTC PS1 EU car setup.png
TOCA WTC PS1 EU demo62 race results.png TOCA WTC PS1 EU race results.png
  • All presented tracks (except TRAKTEX.ZOO in WTC/TRACKS/ADELAI) and cars files (except sound files) slightly differs (only header) from their counterparts in final build.
  • Localisation files use "CHEATS" instead of "BONUSES".

Euro Demo 65 (SCED-02639)

This demo disc was released in December 2000. Unfortunately, all contents of this disc share the same timestamp: October 9, 2000.

  • Very simillar to demo from previous disc.
  • Copyright screen same as final.
  • Loading screen designed as in previous demo, but it uses final game logo and has updated release date: "Out now".
  • Menu/UI also doesn't get any significant changes from previous demo. Main menu is same. In prerace track/car setup and race results menus demo uses final game logo.
  • Free Race contains same tracks and cars as in Euro Demo 62. Demo shows same replay.
  • Time Trial mode now works and presents Catalunya stage with Alfa Romeo.
Euro Demo 65 Final
TOCA WTC PS1 EU demo65 loading screen.png
TOCA WTC PS1 EU demo65 exit screen.png
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TOCA WTC PS1 EU demo65 Hockenheimring.png TOCA WTC PS1 EU Hockenheimring.png
TOCA WTC PS1 EU demo65 Catalunya.png TOCA WTC PS1 EU Catalunya.png
TOCA WTC PS1 EU demo65 race results.png TOCA WTC PS1 EU race results.png

Codemasters Q3 2000 Demo

Dated July 6, 2000.

  • Loading screen same as in Euro Demo 65, but as release date here mentioned "August 25, 2000".
  • Contains same intro, as in final game.
  • This build has both music and crew/commentator voice.
  • Main menu using structure and game logo from retail version, instead of Euro Demo builds.
  • Championship and Quick Race modes are unavailable.
  • Only Controller Setup and Game Options available in options menu.
  • Controller Setup duplicate in main menu shows predefined controls, as in Euro Demo 62 and 65, but this version used final game logo.
  • Free Race mode offers Nürburgring stage with Audi TT, Catalunya with Alfa Romeo and Adelaide with Holden Commodore. Other tracks and cars are not presented in demo, and also lacks it's files in game. Only previews could be seen.
  • Time Trial offers some tracks and cars, but here Nürburgring has only "night" weather preset, when other tracks in any mode always used "sunny" preset.
  • Stages runs with 3 laps in demo, when default quantity of laps in final game is 2.
  • Locked track previews have red cross, when in released game they have text with unlock condition.
  • Car menu also lacks unlock condition in demo.
Q3 2000 Demo Final
TOCA WTC PS1 EU Q3 demo loading screen.png
TOCA WTC PS1 EU Q3 demo exit screen.png
TOCA WTC PS1 EU loading screen.png
TOCA WTC PS1 EU Q3 demo main menu.png
TOCA WTC PS1 EU Q3 demo controls scheme.png
TOCA WTC PS1 EU main menu.png
TOCA WTC PS1 EU Q3 demo Surfers Paradise.png TOCA WTC PS1 EU Surfers Paradise.png
TOCA WTC PS1 EU Q3 demo Galant.png TOCA WTC PS1 EU Galant.png
  • Contains 8 dummy X.PAD (where X=1-8) files.

US Demos

Codemasters Demo CD

Dated August 29, 2000.

  • Another Codemasters intro.
  • Loading screen when exiting from demo looks simillar to counterpart from Euro Demo 62. Screen states, that game releases in October of 2000.
  • Game intro had another footage in the beginning and features Jason Jarrett with Justin Labonte. Final game used same intro as European releases, except ending with game logo. In the end game logo also has difference: in demo text is colored in blue and have some lightning effects.

Demo CD Retail
  • No music, only sounds. No crew and commentator voice in-race.
  • Demo presents two quick races and Demo, which works same as Demo from Euro Demo 62 and 65: also replay without playing controls. Demo from this build shows Ford Mustang GT on Laguna Sega stage at night.
  • Jason Jarrett Race is Watkins Glen stage on Alfa Romeo 156.
  • Justin Labonte Race is Surfers Paradise stage on Ford Mustang GT.
  • Prerace track/car menu looks simillar to Euro Demo 62.
Demo CD Final
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TOCA WTC PS1 US demo cd controls scheme.png
TOCA WTC PS1 US demo cd exit screen.png
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TOCA WTC PS1 US demo cd Surfers Paradise.png TOCA WTC PS1 US Surfers Paradise.png
TOCA WTC PS1 US demo cd Watkins Glen.png TOCA WTC PS1 US Watkins Glen.png
TOCA WTC PS1 US demo cd replay race.png TOCA WTC PS1 US replay race.png

Official U.S. PlayStation Magazine Demo Disc 38

This disc was released in November 2000, so demo from this disc was made later.

  • Looks very simillar to previous demo.
  • Another copyright and loading screen. Looks like that they were mentioned to be used in earlier demo from Codemasters Demo CD, but used here, when version on aforementioned Demo CD used their final counterparts, which is strange. Although, loading screen when exiting from demo used same in both demo builds.
  • Same another Codemasters logo.
  • Game intro same, as in final version.
  • Same available content and menus sctructure.
U.S. Demo Disc 38 Final
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TOCA WTC PS1 US demo 38 loading screen.png TOCA WTC PS1 US loading screen.png
  • Demo walktrough starts at 1:00:13