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GT7 Race Log - Weekly Challenges

 Ah the weekly challenges - lots of fun and great for topping up the credit balance! This week's had a single vehicle type race - the Tesla Model 3 Performance on the GT circuit at Nurburg, then Kei car racing and finally the 800 PP racecars at Watkins Glen in a 10 lap, tyre wearing, fuel burning race for the cash.

I took the ever reliable and wonderful Nissan GT-R NISMO GT500 '16 around Watkins Glen. There's a tune on Reddit to get it down to 799PP and this car is just so enjoyable to drive. The performance and long range are nice, but the handling, braking and speed are altogether excellent. By the 4th lap I was in front and dialled the fuel economy all the way down to 6, cruising home with a 40sec plus win and no pits. 

The Porsche Cup challenge race I took the Cayman GT4 Clubsport '16 for a spin and it's another really enjoyable car to drive. Not quite tearing the doors off performance, but very nice and in for an easy win in that race. I really like the handling and braking of this vehicle and I'll be doing more with it in the future.

Another element of the weekly challenge - the American Sunday Cup 600 at Michelin Raceway was fun too. I too the Corvette C7 Gr.3 Road Car out for it's maiden drive and I was pleasantly surprised. I do enjoy the growl of the big American engines and it's a good car to drive once you lock in the handling. Won handily and enjoyed the race to boot.

Next up I need to grind a bit - nearly finished all the Cafe extras but still have a few white whales to catch out there. Enjoy your racing!


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