F1 2015 achievements

F1 2015

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There are 45 F1 2015 achievements worth 2,453 (1,000)

12,349 tracked gamers have this game, 271 have completed it (2.19%)

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The Final Countdown in F1 2015

The Final Countdown104 (40)

Drive 500 laps on European tracks in any game mode.

  • Unlocked by 1,809 tracked gamers (15% - TA Ratio = 2.60) 12,349  

Achievement Guide for The Final Countdown

419,127 (190,665)
Achievement won on 22 May 16
TA Score for this game: 2,453
Posted on 22 May 16 at 16:58, Edited on 22 May 16 at 17:01
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First things first - don't bother grinding this achievement early on. You'll make a hefty chunk of progress towards it doing loads of other achievements in the game, so leaving it until last is probably the best idea.

Once you do come to this one, there's a nice method you can use so you don't actually have to drive every lap:

1. Load up a European track of your choice as a team of your choice. I advise Austria as it's nice and easy, and short.

2. Make sure Flashbacks are turned on and that Autosave is also on. Race distance doesn't matter.

3. Do one lap of the actual race. As soon as you've crossed the line (it doesn't have to be instantly, say within 5 seconds of crossing the line), pause it and create a mid-session save.

4. Restart the session. This puts you back on the grid at the start of the race.

5. Once the lights go out and the race starts pause the game and reload the previous mid-session save. Then, from a point before you cross the finishing line, resume the race.

6. Cross the finishing line, which will add a lap's worth of progress to this achievement.

Repeat steps 4-6. You don't need to create a new save after the initial one - just keep restarting the session and reloading the save, then crossing the finishing line in the race. It will still take a while, but it's far faster than doing all 500 laps needed.
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