F1 2011 achievements

F1 2011

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There are a maximum of 38 F1 2011 achievements worth 2,071 (1,000)

13,733 tracked gamers have this game, 625 have completed it (4.55%)

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Down to the Wire in F1 2011

Down to the Wire55 (30)

Take the lead on the final lap of a 20%+ distance Race and win

  • Unlocked by 4,127 tracked gamers (30% - TA Ratio = 1.82) 13,733  

Achievement Guide for Down to the Wire

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Achievement won on 25 Feb 12
TA Score for this game: 2,071
Posted on 25 February 12 at 16:28, Edited on 25 February 12 at 22:32
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To save yourself some time you can combine this achievement with the following 2 achievements, so you get all 3 from 1 race

F1 2011Blue FlagThe Blue Flag achievement in F1 2011 worth 27 pointsLap at least 6 other cars during a Race in any game mode

F1 2011Slap on the WristThe Slap on the Wrist achievement in F1 2011 worth 21 pointsReceive a Drive-through Penalty then go on to win the Race

From the main menu choose:
Grand Prix - Red Bull - Sebastian Vettel (or another Team & driver if you prefer)

From the Race Settings menu choose:
Participation Level: Race Only
Race Distance: 20%
Difficulty - you need to go into this menu by selecting A

From the Difficulty Settings Menu choose:
Driving Assists:
I kept it as Full Traction Control, Full Racing Line, Auto gearbox & Pit Assist on, just to keep it simple

Simulation Options:
Rule & Flags: Realistic
Tyre, Fuel & Damage: these can all be OFF; there is no need to have damage or the safety car on.

AI Difficulty: Amateur

B button out and set the Weather Setting to Clear and then hit continue.

Select Montreal as the track and start the Race

You will be starting in 4th but that’s actually perfect, because as soon as the race starts you want to cut the grass on the left hand side and make it into 1st place.

Don't be too greedy when you cut the grass or it will DQ you. As it's right at the start of the race you can restart if you need to.

This will trigger a Drive Thru penalty for illegal overtaking, so get round the lap and pit straight away, depending on your lap time you should exit the pits anywhere from 2nd onwards.

Now get into 1st and set some good times, don’t cut the track to avoid getting more penalties and keep pumping in the laps.

After a number of laps it will tell you to pit, but ignore this and just keep racing, you don't need to as there is no tyre wear, after another couple of laps (lap 9 for me) you should find that as you pass the start/finish line you will pass cars in the pits, and then during the next lap pass the remaining cars to trigger the Blue Flag achievement.

Once you have that, it will pop straight away, pit and change tyres, when you come out it’s time to slow right down and let the driver in 2nd place overtake you.

Follow them round the track, you can slipstream them to get some time towards the following

F1 2011SlingshotThe Slingshot achievement in F1 2011 worth 21 pointsSpend a total of 10 minutes slipstreaming your opponents in any game mode

Keep lapping until you get into the final lap, pass the guy and move into first and finish then finish the race in first.

It will pop the achievements individually, so don’t worry when only one pops at first.

So there you go 1 race and 3 achievements
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