To mark the cars on the road with an "O" (for other car's) after you select race and pick your direction on the track on the next screen that comes up press the r or L buttons. This will activate the "other car marker". Also when on that same screen press the "Y" button this will activate the Maximum speed indicator. Which tells you the maximum speed your car reached during practice and your last race.
After buying your car when ready to pick a license plate press Y to get a random plate. If all numbers are 7's then you get the car for free. You can try again if they are not by pressing B for another tryand answer No when asked if you want the car to start again.
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