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Tortoise and the Hare

Complete a PvP Showdown Race in an X class and a D class car.

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How to unlock the Tortoise and the Hare achievement

  • Anima PuraAnima Pura339,540
    22 Sep 2018 22 Sep 2018 20 Mar 2019
    200 46 54
    You first need to have qualified for the Horizon Roster, by completing all four intro seasons and unlocking the respective achievement. Once you've done that, you will unlock the Horizon Festival Drag Strip, which is just to the west of the Horizon Festival hub, which in turn is at the southwest of the map.

    Completing an X vs D class car race isn't required. What's required is to finish a race in an X class car and another race in a D class car, so you can unlock this faster with another player. Make sure you have a car in D Class and one in X (999). Have a friend or boosting buddy join your Convoy. Drive to the Drag Strip, enter it and select the PvP option. Select to invite your convoy when prompted.

    Select Create Blueprint. From the "Current Car" tab, select "Anything Goes", so any type of car can participate in the event. Next, select the "Showdown" option for the Car Class. You can now edit the Event Settings if you want to change the season or time of day and you're set. Select Create Blueprint when you're done. Chose your newly created Blueprint and start the event.

    You simply need to complete that event, once with the X class car and once with the D class one. Any two cars will do, as long as one has a PI of (X)999 and the other is anywhere in the D class. Who wins doesn't matter, so once you're back in Free Roam, pause the game and switch to the other car for the second race and repeat the process. The achievement will pop for the both of you once you've completed the second race.

    EDIT: You can obviously do Showdown drag races on any of the drag events on the map, but the very first one you unlock is the shortest and therefore the fastest, especially when we're talking about D class cars.

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    ameracin desiI ran into the same problem as Gridl0k, but havent created the blueprint yet. After creating blueprint can you matchmake this, or you must have a convoy to get it? Asking so future folks can get all the info just by reading this solution/thread because it's not really clear.
    Posted by ameracin desi on 20 May at 16:57
    Anima Pura@ameracin desi
    You'll need somebody in a Convoy, otherwise there are no guarantees they'll have a car in the class you want.
    Posted by Anima Pura on 21 May at 08:12
    Tchuck11Can somebody help me doing this?
    Posted by Tchuck11 on 21 May at 16:47
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  • Demon Fox 00117Demon Fox 00117300,632
    13 Oct 2018 08 Nov 2018 26 Jan 2019
    65 5 5


    Tortoise and the Hare step by step video guide!

    Note: You don't need to win, just complete the two races.

    For those posting negative scores can you please let me know how the guide can be improved, as I can use that information to hopefully make better guides in the future.

    Before posting a negative score because it didn't unlock for you can you please check the achievement is not stuck unlocking, and if that is not the issue retry the event. When doing the second attempt double check you have set it up as 'PVP' and set it as a 'Showdown' Race as these are specific requirements to unlock this.
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    Shish Kaa BobbyVideo is so simple to follow. Thank you
    Posted by Shish Kaa Bobby on 11 Dec 19 at 19:49
    FiveWizzExcellent guide thanks.

    The other guide makes it sound like you have to do it with a friend. Too confusing.
    Posted by FiveWizz on 12 Feb at 20:34
    Tchuck11There is a kinda soul here willing to help me?
    Posted by Tchuck11 on 21 May at 16:50
  • STREG0NESTREG0NE33,152
    18 Feb 2020 22 Feb 2020 22 Feb 2020
    3 0 0
    If you can't organize a group to complete this achievement just go to the horizon dragstrip during a busy time of day and start up a PvP showdown race. Sometimes it can take a while, but usually in a minute or two someone will join. Even if it takes a while you only need to do it twice.

    Pay it forward and check the map whenever you see that someone is hosting an event. Give them a hand if its a PvP Showdown, it will only take a minute!
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