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GT5 Arcade Challenge Series - Time trials

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It's time for our second challenge in the GT5 Arcade Challenge series. This week your challenge is to complete a time trial using a specific car and track in Arcade Mode only.

 

How to take part

We want you to complete your fastest lap on the given track, then after you are satisfied with your fastest lap, quit to the pre-race menu and take a screen shot of the Rankings board on the pre-race screen and post it in this thread. The time in your screen shot must be after the time that the challenge was set.

 

 

Week 8

 

 


 

 

Mode: Arcade Time Trial

Track: Sazuka Circuit East Course

Car: GranTurismo S '08

Transmission: Any

Front Tyres: Any

Rear Tyres: Any

Driving Line: On or Off

Car Tuning: Allowed

All other settings can be set to your own personal preference

 

The deadline for entries of Week 8 is Tuesday 17th April at 11:00pm (UK Time)

 

 

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Hmmmmm, Zonda's don't like me :smileymad: I'll give it a go. But im not expecting a quick time for this one.

 

Cool ModNation Racers figurine btw. Will fo next to all my other Collector's Edition things :) Thanks bambaroo

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Hmmm...... Tricky the Zonda R to drive is.

At least this week understeer not have will I. :Lol:

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Don't know if I have a Zonda. Better go buy one.

 

Another good track selection though. :smileyhappy:

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Or you could just use the one supplied.

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Don't know if I have a Zonda. Better go buy one.

 

Another good track selection though. :smileyhappy:


 

Firstdave is correct you win one in professional level B-spec for winning the Gran Turismo World Championship.

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From Mad_Max... we have a 1:08.632

 

 

and from me a 1:10.653 (also in picture above.)

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I did a 1:07.442 :BigGrin:

 

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My best effort.I could maybe shave a bit off this but not much.

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Here goes my 1st attempt. And probably my only one coz I plan to do some endurance races over the weekend. And also play a bit of F1 2011. :)

 

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Still a great time there mate.I might have another crack but i think i will struggle.I,m 4 races off completing season 5 on F1 2011 and want to wrap it up so i can start it again this weekend.F1 series best game ever.

 

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Bambaroo! I nearly died when I seen the size of the envelope you sent my prize in :P Then I unfolded it again. Eak! But then I found Access Issue 2 inside. Yay! :D Thanks :)

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Something tells me adding a mid range turbocharger breaks the rules of this challenge.

 

But if it doesn't here is my best time. 1:06.817

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Hmmm...... Tricky the Zonda R to drive is.

At least this week understeer not have will I. :Lol:



Put TC at 2 works good for me

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SpinDrK wrote:

Hmmm...... Tricky the Zonda R to drive is.

At least this week understeer not have will I. :Lol:



Put TC at 2 works good for me


Ewww no. You got to have TC off always :) It's all about throttle control :)

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TC can also bog down the throttle when you want it.Heres my best so far.

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kennyuk77 wrote:

SpinDrK wrote:

Hmmm...... Tricky the Zonda R to drive is.

At least this week understeer not have will I. :Lol:



Put TC at 2 works good for me


Ewww no. You got to have TC off always :) It's all about throttle control :)



Yeah I aim to move towards all da's off on a car but a  bit of tc can help to bring the zonda r under control.

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are people using the 'arcade' version of the car or their own tuned up one? just used the arcade one at the moment. though i struggled with that so highly likely to crash my tuned up one lol.
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1:06.947 will try to improve...

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are people using the 'arcade' version of the car or their own tuned up one? just used the arcade one at the moment. though i struggled with that so highly likely to crash my tuned up one lol.

 

Tuned up. Unless Bambaroo sets restrictions you can do whatever you like with the setup. :smileyhappy:

 

I haven't really tried the Zonda yet so I hope to post a time by Tuesday.

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Been playing F1 2011 for the last 5 days. But had another bash at this time trial today :) Think you have a big advantage if your using a wheel with this car. Been working on my throttle management. So was able to drift a bit around some corners to stop the rear end spinning out.

 

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Wow the Zonda is way harder to control than I expected. Too tail happy for my liking. Sorry if the photo looks a bit squished. :smileytongue:

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