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How to Get Two Million GT7 Credits in Less Than 90 Seconds

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I just remembered that part of my automotive collection/memorabilia is locked away in a studio somewhere. Among those items is a poster from the Mazda Museum in Hiroshima. It's a picture of the 787B and the text: Never Stop Challenging.
With that motto in mind, I am always eager to become faster at the racetrack or drift with a higher angle and speed. That goes both for the real world and the virtual world. A few things keep me pinned to Gran Turismo 7 whenever I'm not working on something else. I can use the PS VR2 set for once, making driving more immersive than using my small laptop screen in Assetto Corsa.

Then, there's the customization part: tuning your car inside the game is technically free. I'm also enthusiastic about online time trials. I can't believe I have only been doing them for a few weeks, starting with the McLaren Ultimate Vision Gran Turismo at Suzuka. Taking the Jaguar XJ13 '66 for a spin around Interlagos was the most exciting, while the two EV time trials were probably the most boring.

Speaking of which, the Skoda challenge at Watkins Glen International has concluded. I feared my lap time of 1:38.333 wouldn't allow me to score the Silver Reward. By the end of the challenge, I was P 62,194 out of over 156,000 drivers worldwide. So, I banked on the 1,000,000 credits and decided to head to Legend Cars and buy something nice. I couldn't find anything I liked (or could afford), so I discovered the RUF CTR3 '07 was for sale at 900,000 credits at Brand Central.

I spent some time chasing one of these during a Gumball 3000 event a few years ago, and the Audi I was driving had the same color as the one I chose for my in-game car here. The latest GT7 Time Trial is set for WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca, so I took the RUF monster there for a test drive using my controller. It's a handful to drive, let me tell you that! After setting a fast lap of one minute and 34 seconds, I decided to move on to more serious things.

How to Get Two Million GT7 Credits in Less Than 90 Seconds
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If you plan on getting rich fast in GT7, there are quite a few ways of doing that. Getting two million credits in under 90 seconds is feasible if you can score Gold in an Online Time Trial like this. You'll find several guides online explaining the braking points and lines to take to get there. And I wanted to see if I could achieve that performance. The Volkswagen Scirocco Gr.4 is the weapon of choice for the event at Laguna Seca. I was pretty confident about the outcome at first.

I have driven FWD cars for most of my life and feel comfortable pushing them hard. I'm also quite familiar with this racetrack, having driven in multiple games. We're discussing a 2.23-mile-long (3,602-meter-long) course with 12 corners, including the iconic Corkscrew section. Thirty hours after the Online Time Trial became available, just over 56,000 people had signed up for the challenge. The fastest was user TX3_Lewis, with a lap time of 1:27.358. One of the slowest laps was a 1:38.684.

For some reason, I thought it would be amusing to have a go by using the controller instead of the steering wheel at first. I stopped the clock at 1:35.766, which meant I was 54,030th fastest overall. I soon realized that I might have a genuine chance of winning the Gold Reward for the first time since I started these challenges. So I powered up my sim setup, hoping I would dip below the 1:30 mark in less than an hour. But I guess I was a bit too optimistic about the whole thing.

With 326 bhp on tap and weighing 2,403 lbs (1,090 kg), I drove almost 14 miles (23 km) on my first session. That was enough to put me at 1:31.192, but I had achieved my fastest sectors on different laps. Being one of the Top 20,000 drivers worldwide felt nice, but it wasn't enough for me. I needed another eight more laps to improve by just 0.028 seconds, and I was optimistic about the next session. But going at it for 10 more laps, I realized I was getting tired: I spun out for the first time, as my inputs became chaotic.

How to Get Two Million GT7 Credits in Less Than 90 Seconds
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Understeer can be annoying as hell, and after another 12 more laps, I was going nowhere fast. So I did what I always do when I'm in a rough spot and put the wheel away for the night. Going back into it earlier today, I thought I'd just magically shave off another second from my previous fast lap. But I went through hell and back for the next 20 laps, struggling to get ahead of my ghost.

Once again, I'm unsure whether having it on is helpful. Still, I scored a 1:30.868 lap, which is good enough to have me sitting in P21,518th overall. But it's not enough for a Gold Reward. Oh well, I might give it another go on the event's last day.

It will take a few more days until the AFEELA time trial is over, and I'm extremely curious to see what's coming up next. I'd love to see some diversity, like taking a Group B car out for a drive at Fisherman's Ranch. I'd also love another Nordschleife challenge- is anyone curious to see how fast the Volkswagen ID. R '19 would be around the Green Hell? Anyway, I'll report back after the new event goes live, and I will get to try it out. Until then, good luck with Turns 5 and 11 at Laguna Seca; those are the ones that gave me the hardest time.
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About the author: Dragos Chitulescu
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The things Dragos enjoys the most in life are, in no particular order: cars, motorcycles, diecast cars, and drifting. He's seen (and driven) many vehicles since he started his writing career back in 2009, but his garage currently houses a 1991 Mazda RX-7 FC3S Turbo II and a 1999 Suzuki SV650-S.
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