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      11-24-2010, 08:32 PM   #1
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Excruciating GT5 race...

The VW SambaBus lap on the top gear track is the most excruciating race ever...
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      11-24-2010, 09:43 PM   #2
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I can't finish it, has to be the worse vehicle ever. I get to frustrated as one mistake and you're done.
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      11-25-2010, 01:21 AM   #3
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I was dying that entire race, I hated it. The one with the Elise is a bitch. I spent most of my time sideways
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I was dying that entire race, I hated it. The one with the Elise is a bitch. I spent most of my time sideways
1 wrong shift and you are miles behind and dead when you run off the track. Not very Top Gear.

The AMG Driving Academy is nice, though.
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      11-25-2010, 02:17 AM   #5
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The VW SambaBus lap on the top gear track is the most excruciating race ever...
i thought this was a joke when i played this track LOL
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      11-25-2010, 10:30 AM   #6
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1 wrong shift and you are miles behind and dead when you run off the track. Not very Top Gear.

The AMG Driving Academy is nice, though.
I had a blast doing the AMG stuff, also the karting and NASCAR challenges were surprisingly fun.
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      11-25-2010, 12:37 PM   #7
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That VW race is nothing compared to the international license final race around Rome with a bunch of slow ass old cars that can't handle. Even if someone else crashes into you, -you- get disqualified. Fuck that.
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      11-27-2010, 12:40 AM   #8
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Practice working your way up the field. It's worth it, if you get gold you unlock the Top Gear track for arcade and practice mode. I just did it, hard as hell but soooo worth it.
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the top gear events teach you how to pass in corners. good stuff.

amazingly i got gold my first attempt at the vw bus event. best result in elise race is 2nd. that one is tough.
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      11-27-2010, 02:04 PM   #10
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I dont think ive ever been as happy for getting a bronze trophy in a race as i did in that VW race haha
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      11-27-2010, 02:40 PM   #11
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im on it now.......arrghhhhh <--tears hair out almost throws the damn controller.....damn you VW DAMN YOU
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The Elise race sucks BALLS. I can't even tap the brakes without the car going out of control.
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      11-27-2010, 04:02 PM   #13
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MR cars are difficult to master. Easy on the brakes entering the turn, easy on the throttle exiting.
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      11-27-2010, 05:36 PM   #14
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I'm finding the elise one worse than the camper vans..
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I had better luck on the Elise one. Just have to control the slide and cut the corners as close as possible.
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      11-27-2010, 08:07 PM   #16
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The Elise is so sensitive when you lift off the throttle in a turn. It feels as if the wheels always have to be loaded to keep it stable. I think the trick is to not lift entirely and just brake with your left foot. Saying it is one thing though, doing it is another.

After so many tries I finished 2nd, crossing the line sideways...
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The SambaBus one was frustrating, but there were a couple points on the track where you could make up shitloads of time. Other than that, it was kinda frustrating.

The Elise challenge was frustrating on a whole new level. Sucks setting up for a corner just to have the dbag in front of you cut over and slam on his brakes so early. That had me pissed as hell.
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Practice working your way up the field. It's worth it, if you get gold you unlock the Top Gear track for arcade and practice mode. I just did it, hard as hell but soooo worth it.

thats awesome, didnt know that, thats inspiration to keep trying

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I dont think ive ever been as happy for getting a bronze trophy in a race as i did in that VW race haha
LOL same here. I tried 3 diff times and kept getting bronze. Then gave up to try out the karting, which is insanely fun

Im pissed I still cant do rally, cant find a good used AWD car under 240hp or whatever the limit is
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      11-30-2010, 10:38 AM   #19
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Im pissed I still cant do rally, cant find a good used AWD car under 240hp or whatever the limit is
ya I effed that one up.... I bought an evo thinking that would work, then remember the hp limit
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      11-30-2010, 10:54 AM   #20
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ya I effed that one up.... I bought an evo thinking that would work, then remember the hp limit
LOL i did the exact same thing, even dumped a bunch of money into my evo
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      11-30-2010, 11:02 AM   #21
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LOL i did the exact same thing, even dumped a bunch of money into my evo
lemme know if you have any luck finding one, I'm continually searching and still no luck

I'm thinking maybe that will be the reward for doing that level 16 WRC special event? dunno still level 15 and a half
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