DiRT 3 tearing up the track in late May

Off-road racer DiRT 3 will be skidding onto store shelves worldwide on May 24, publisher Codemasters announced today.

The racing sequel packs in “double the track content” of its highly lauded predecessor, and features heaps more cars and events to boot.

A whopping 60 percent of the game’s career mode is comprised of Rally events, taking gamers to a variety of countries such has Finland, Norway, Kenya and North America.

Two new screenshots also popped up alongside the release date, which we’ve included for you below (click to view the full size).  DiRT 3 is due out on PlayStation 3, PC and Xbox 360 platforms.