F1 2012 achievements

F1 2012

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Golden Delicious in F1 2012

Golden Delicious75 (25)

Earn a gold medal in every scenario in Champions Mode.

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Achievement Guide for Golden Delicious

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Achievement won on 28 Sep 12
TA Score for this game: 2,082
Posted on 28 September 12 at 17:45, Edited on 11 April 13 at 14:14
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To get gold medals you must select hard difficulty before starting.

You have a single Flashback so you can make one mistake and just rewind it.

Your free to leave all your assists on as doing so will not affect the achievement. I would say take the breaking assist off as default as you will never see a gold medal with it left on.

A few other tips You CAN corner cut quite a few times when not overtaking .

I found having the brakes set to front during wet weather made the car easier to deal with.
According to the comments from Splinun the Pro and KeithB Changing the fuel mix to rich also helps
I can confirm that Changing your fuel to rich mix aka mix 3 Makes these easier !

Challenge 1 The Iceman returns : Kimi Raikkonen is ahead of you Catch and overtake him . Difficulty 8/10

For this one you are put in a pretty poor Lotus car at the spa track This one is pretty simple in terms of what you must do just overtake Kimi doing so is not so easy though.

Remember you CAN cut corners when not overtaking and get away with it a few times I found this useful for corner 8 after the straight as it seems your car will lose quite a bit of speed going up the hill before hand. Just keep pushing hard this one is with practice nothing more or less.

Try to stay within 1 second of the car in front on each lap during the Drs zones to get the best results. Kers I used off both the first and last corners.

Challenge 2 The past Master : Beat Lewis Hamilton in changing conditions. Difficulty 2/10

Your put in jensons Maclaren for this one it's pouring down with rain and your goal is to stay in front of a tralling lewis
I found this one impossible to fail even on hard I won this with 20 secs to spare .

Don't go for a pit stop and this one is easy just take it easy as Lewis won't be catching you .
Prob the easiest one of the lot .

Challenge 3 Gently does it : Following a safety car incident overtake and finish the race ahead of Jenson Difficulty 6/10

For this one your once again in heavy rain you start under safety car rules your in Hamiltons Mclaren . You have the upper hand over any other car by having wets on .
There are two ways of doing this one

The clean way Is to just race as normal about 2 laps in the ai cars will start to struggle and you will notice your car is about 10 secs a lap faster .
It still gives issues esp in the first 2 laps where your car has no grip and seems really slow. Again it's all about how you can get on with the car in the wet . Be very careful as many times I span out spinning other cars out with me and got constant penalties.

You can also do this the dirty way it's also very tricky to nail down but if you can do it you can do this with your eyes closed.

After the safety car comes in and you can resume racing as normal you come up to a Chicane if you cut across it correctly and cleanly with out hitting anyone then spin out Jenson you will either get away with it or be forced to give a few places back.

It takes a fair few tries to do this mind but if you do it correctly it makes this one very easy remember the main goal to this method is to spin out jenson. I did this with 1 penalty and still had 45 secs on him at the end . On the other hand I did get disqualified a fair few times before I gort this to work.

Challenge 4 The stats man : Catch and beat Vettle whilst also setting the fastest race lap Difficulty 5/10

When I first saw this one I was scared I mean Vettle is a beast but the beast can be beaten . In fact he's more of a goat over beast

Your put into Mark Webbers Red Bull and yay it's dry !
This one is another simple one and really not too hard. Just keep pushing you are given 4 laps to cut down the 6 second gap
The Car is very loose just remember that when coming into a corner and off one I span out a few times .
It seems the A.i have a few issues at Hockenhiem on the 1st and 4th corners . Take full advantage of this I was able to over take him by the end of lap 2 remember you Can cut corners and get away it a few times just don't do it whilst overtaking . Kers off corners 2 and 3. You beat the world champion Well done !

Challenge 5 Flying Fernando: Catch and finish ahead of team mate Fernando Alonzo Difficulty 5/10

For this one you are put into the car of Felipe Massa At Monza . Your goal here is to get a 1/2 finish with your team mate .

For me this one was more of a baby sitting race It's easy enough to stay in the lead yourself but with Vettle and Webber in faster cars than Both you and Alonzo it tends to go in their favor. I would suggest a little dirty blocking to make sure you two both get P1 and P2

The Ferrari has untouchable handling and drives like a dream so you should not have too many issues on that side . Just try to get a gap of + 1 second so your not getting caught up fast in the drs zones. I used Kers at the race start and then on every lap at the first two Chicanes It could of been made harder in the rain.

Challenge 6 Simply the best : Hunt down and overtake Michael Schumacher on fresh tires Difficulty 6/10

For this one you are put into Nico Rosberg's car at Sepang Malaysia You must catch and beat the legend in just 6 laps .
This one tends to be more like challenge 1 In the fact of it's very simple in what you have to do . Race clean and fast . Again You have a slight upper hand after a few laps due to fresh tires .

Just be very careful as you have 6 whole laps of a very tight track I was able to catch him by the end of lap 5 and keep him behind me till the end. He gets stuck in alot of traffic around lap 3 too this will help you gain on him.
There are a few corners you can cut pretty bad and get away with it 4,8 & 16 . I used kers at 1,2&6 Drs helps if your within the requirements too.

Challenge 7 The ultimate challenge : Race all 6 champions and beat them in Austin Texas Difficulty 4/10

Your put into a Williams for this one not sure who's it is though, Your at the brand new shiny and pretty cool Texas track . Your task is very simple start in last and finish in 1st against the worlds best in 6 laps

Despite all the talk it's nowhere near as hard as I expected In fact this one is close to the past master in difficulty. I had never raced this track before and still won with my flashback and a nice 8 second lead.
I used all my kers right off the start line it's key to get past them in that first comer . If you don't I would say start again but it's still doable .

Much like Challenge 6 Take it easy this track is very easy to drive but you can still spin out on a few of the corners Other than that It's pretty simple , There are so many corners you can cut again and get away with it . I used Kers off the first and last corners.

This achievement could of been harder but still is a nice challenge

I would say overall it's rated at 7/10 demanding little short of perfection but you get a nice buzz when you unlock it !

Any suggestions feel free to post them . I'm pretty sure there are a few mistakes in here . This is my 1st full guide so any help would be nice.
Edit 1 Changed difficulty of wet challenges after track grip was increased when wet in Tu1.
Corrected a few mistakes too.
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