Subject: GRAN TURISMO: License Test
From: Fukumoto Atsushi 
Date: 02 Jan 1998 05:07:22 +0900
Newsgroups: rec.games.video.sony


For those who have difficulty figuring out...  (Anybody want to
maintain FAQ list?  In the mean time I'll keep this text at
.)  Note you need a B
License to enter A License test, and A License to enter International
A License test.


						FUKUMOTO Atsushi
						fukumoto@imasy.or.jp

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                                 LICENSE TESTS
                                       
B LICENSE

   License B-1 [Start, Accelerate, and Stop, part 1]
          Accelerate in a straight line from starting point and stop
          completely in the goal area at 1000 meters away. Overunning the
          goal area or over-time, you are disqualified. The car is Mazda
          Demio. Time limit is 36 seconds.
          
   License B-2 [Start, Accelerate, and Stop, part 2]
          Accelerate in a straight line from starting point and stop
          completely in the goal area at 1000 meters away. Since the car
          is heavier and more powerful, you'll need to brake earlier. The
          car is Mitsubishi GTO. Time limit is 27 seconds.
          
   License B-3 [Basic Cornering, part 1]
          Accelerate the straight from starting point, turn the first
          corner, and run through the finish gate over the hill. Be
          careful to corner smoothly. Course-out is disqualified. The car
          is Honda CR-X Del Sol. Time limit is 29 seconds.
          
   License B-4 [Basic Cornering, part 2]
          Accelerate the straight from starting point, turn the first
          corner, and run through the finish gate over the hill. Be
          careful to corner smoothly. Going out of the course
          disqualifies immediately. The car is Nissan Silvia. Time limit
          is 26 seconds.
          
   License B-5 [Basic Cornering, part 3]
          Accelerate the straight from starting point, turn the first
          corner, and run through the finish gate over the hill. Be
          careful to corner smoothly. Going out of the course
          disqualifies immediately. The car is Mitsubishi GTO. Time limit
          is 25 seconds.
          
   License B-6 [Basics of Complex Cornering, part 1]
          Accelerate from starting point, corner the S-curve smoothly,
          and go through the finish gate. Going out of the course
          disqualifies immediately. The car is a FF car, Mitsubishi FTO
          GPX. Time limit is 28 seconds.
          
   License B-7 [Basics of Complex Cornering, part 2]
          Accelerate from starting point, corner the S-curve smoothly,
          and go through the finish gate. Going out of the course
          disqualifies immediately. The car is an FR car, Nissan Silvia
          K's. Time limit is 27 seconds.
          
   License B-8 [B License Examination]
          Time trial using the full course of Highspeed Ring. Start from
          still and circle the course once. The car is Mazda Roadster V
          Special. Time limit is 1 minute 22 seconds.
          
A LICENSE

   License A-1 [Practical Cornering, part 1]
          Accelerate from starting point, turn the first corner, and go
          through the finish gate. Beware that the straight is longer
          than previous tests, and the entrance speed to the corner is
          higher. The car is Toyota Supra. Time limit is 34 seconds.
          
   License A-2 [Practical Cornering, part 2]
          Accelerate from starting point, turn right the first corner,
          and go through the finish gate. Beware that the straight is
          longer than previous tests, so that the entrance speed to the
          corner is higher. The car is Toyota Supra RZ. Time limit is 26
          seconds.
          
   License A-3 [Practical Cornering, part 3]
          Accelerate through the long straight, and turn right tightly
          the first corner. Since you have to brake while turning
          gradually left before the first corner, the machine tend to
          lose stability. The car is Mazda RX-7. Time limit is 44
          seconds.
          
   License A-4 [Applied Complex Conering, part 1]
          Go through the complex series of corners efficiently. Do not
          slow down unnecesarily, maintain the average speed of the whole
          section. The car is Nissan Skyline GT-R. Time limit is 39
          seconds.
          
   License A-5 [Applied Complex Cornering, part 2]
          Go through the high-speed left-right S-curve, and turn tight to
          left. It is vital to keep the exit speed of the last tight left
          turn. Touching to the wall will lose the time big. The car is
          Honda Prelude. Time limit is 32 seconds.
          
   License A-6 [Applied Complex Cornering, part 3]
          Go through the complex corners after the acceleration section.
          Since you have to brake while turning left for the first right
          tight-turn, machine will tend to lose stability. Also keep the
          line smooth. The car is Toyota MR2. Time limit is 27 seconds.
          
   License A-7 [Special Technique]
          Go round the 100 meter small specially set-up circuit for 5
          times. You need to turn quickly without spinning, using
          low-speed side-brake technique. The car is Subaru Impreza. Time
          limit is 33 seconds.
          
   License A-8 [A License Examination]
          Start, turn right the first corner, go through the high-speed
          section, turn right a hair-pin, then finish. Difficult test
          that goes through tight turn with high-speed entrance. The car
          is Toyota Supra RZ. Time limit is 1 minute 8 seconds.
          
International A License

   License IA-1 [Attack the High Speed Ring]
          Start from still and time the one lap time. Since it's a full
          course time attack, it will require every technique. The car is
          TVR Griffith. Time limit is 1 minute 7 seconds.
          
   License IA-2 [Attack the SS Route 5]
          Start from still and time the one lap time. Since it's a full
          course time attack, it will require every technique. The car is
          Dodge Viper. Time limit is 1 minute 30 seconds.
          
   License IA-3 [Attack the Grand Valley]
          Start from still and time the one lap time. Since it's a full
          course time attack, it will require every technique. The car is
          TVR Griffith. Time limit is 2 minute 3 seconds.
          
   License IA-4 [Attack the Deep Forest]
          Start from still and time the one lap time. Since it's a full
          course time attack, it will require every technique. The car is
          Dodge Viper. Time limit is 1 minute 23 seconds.
          
   License IA-5 [Attack the Autumng Ring]
          Start from still and time the one lap time. Since it's a full
          course time attack, it will require every technique. The car is
          TVR Griffith. Time limit is 1 minute 24 seconds.
          
   License IA-6 [Attack the Trial Mountain]
          Start from still and time the one lap time. Since it's a full
          course time attack, it will require every technique. The car is
          Dodge Viper. Time limit is 1 minute 33 seconds.
          
   License IA-7 [Attack the SS Route 11]
          Start from still and time the one lap time. It's a long and
          complex course. Study the course and reduce the time. The car
          is TVR Griffith. Time limit is 2 minute 11 seconds.
          
   License IA-8 [International A License Examination]
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