GT Academy

Discussion in 'GT Academy' started by ADShift2360, Dec 22, 2013.

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  1. JohnScoonsBeard

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    It was very useful to me last year so I look forward to it. I'll not qualify for the finals but if I were to by some enourmous fluke then I'd change my slightly healthy diet to be solely a deep fried doner kebab and lard sandwich with every meal. I don't want to be a racing driver. I'm too old (not to mention liking lard sandwiches). Happy with a track day once in a while and computer games. Will still be trying my hardest though.

    Incidentally I felt sorry for the guy (was it Adam?) who won the British final and came 2nd in last year's European final. Anyone know what he's up to now?
     
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    he was hugely impressive. felt sorry for the guy :(
     
  3. CoachMK21

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    For those of us from the USA, should we still believe that GT Academy starts on the 21st? On the gran-turismo.com site it has a link for the "Green light for Sixth Edition...." on all the countries, except the US and Canada. Is it possible that they are not releasing this in North America at this time?
     
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    The only way is to ditch the pad entirely. As long as you're splitting your time you'll never get superior on the wheel. Ask the guys at the top that use wheels - they do WORSE on the pad. Because they never use it. It's a scary jump because for a few months there, you're still bad on the wheel, but you start losing your edge on the pad. I went through that transition this year.

    I'm not 100% sure... it seems like we'd start on the 21st, but there's so little info right now. We could very well be delayed. Last year it wasn't until July, so this seems very early...
     
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    I saw some where here some one posted a few pics of the "locked" GT Academy cars. Then PD releases a ad with the same cars. I think they were forced to rush GT Academy cause of the leak.
    Just like the leaked BMW, they rush released with no interior.
    I honestly think PD is trying to release things. But every time they, start to resume progress, something else is leaked and they have to rush to complete that cause of all the hype. All the hackers that leak things we shouldnt know about, are screwing up the progress of GT6 andthe legacy of the seiries...

    Rant done!
     
  6. Famine

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    As of yesterday, posting in this thread.
     
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    I'm glad it helps, to be fair it helps me just as much as everyone else in making sure I'm nailing the right lines and techniques and doing what I need to do! Adam was very good at the camp, and an amazing drive in those final races it really was! You had to be there as well to get even more of the atmosphere, it was pretty crazy!! Not sure what he's upto at the moment but I suppose we could tag Adam and find out :)? @Aderrrm
     
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    So where will all of these physical tests be held?
     
  11. Wardez

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    Hey guys, we want to avoid using one main thread for GT Academy this year. Every region is going to have its own thread. If you see one missing, start it up. You can also post in any thread you'd like, giving advice or kudos, what have you. You don't have to be from the region in order to post in the thread.

    Let's just let this thread die off, that's why I changed the title.
     
  12. beau231

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    i thought i would get a good record in this year GT academy but truth is that i suck with the 370z i dont find it a bad car just i always suck with road cars and i been a better driver with racing tyres i did good records in the GT6 tt but as everyone trying this is going to be hard and my driving skills are not going to be the best
     
  13. SpartanUK

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    There might be an announcement about Canada soon...
     
  14. JohnScoonsBeard

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    Can't we still have this generic thread as well for people who want to talk about this years GTAcademy no matter what region people are from. Everyone's doing the same time trials anyway and most people haven't really got a hope in hell of actually qualifying for the regional finals anyway. It just means there are even more threads to wade through and useful info might not get seen.
     
  15. Shirrako

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    I would love to see GT Academy 2014 competition to take place on Nurburgring/Bathurst.

    It would be something new, GT Academy is the same since the first edition.
     
  16. JerseyDriverSS

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    That doesn't mean anything. Chances are, if you got in the virtual world, you'd have it in the real world also.
     
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  17. Wardez

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    Here's what we can do as a compromise. Start up a "2014 News and Discussion thread" but make it absolutely clear in the OP that the thread is for general use only. I don't want it being hijacked into a thread for the Europeans like with what happened last year. That's what I'm trying to avoid.

    You can also mention that people can use the thread that want to share casual results and aren't in it for hitting a top 50 time.
     
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