3. Story walkthrough
Before you can do anything in this game you must watch the intro movie then complete the first race in a 2017 Ford GT.
• Rio de Janeiro Full Circuit 1 Lap
Unlocked by 97,838 tracked gamers (100% - TA Ratio = 1.00)
Career - Introduction
Qualifying Series (3 races)
• Lime Rock Full Circuit 3 Laps
• Yas Marina Circuit Corkscrew 2 Laps at night
• Circuit of the Americas West Route 2 Laps
Only after completing the race at Lime Rock can you exit the Introductory Volume and pursue other parts of the game.
Before the race at Yas Marina, you will be asked to go to Mods and open the Starter Pack. Select the Yas Marina Grip Specialist Mod that you got to equip it.
Unlocked by 78,578 tracked gamers (80% - TA Ratio = 1.11)
Career - Stories of Motorsport
From the main menu select Go Race then Career
From the Career menu select Stories of Motorsport
Stories of Motorsport is made up of 5 Volumes
Each Volume is made up of 3 Series (15 in total)
Each Series is made up of 6 Car Divisions (90 in total)
Each Car Division is made up of between 4 to 6 Races (498 in total)
Volume 1: Super Street
• Compact Sport Coupes
• Japanese Street Kings
• Hot Hatchbacks
• Rally Day Heroes
• Ultimate SpoCom
• Classic Compact
Series 1: Challenger Series (24 races)
Series 2: Club Circuit Series (30 races)
Series 3: U.S. Tour (36 races)
Volume 2: Sport Icons
• Ultimate Sport Machines
• Modern Sport Legends
• Executive Heavyweights
• Track Toys
• Sport Utility Juggernauts
• Historic American Muscle
Series 4: Nightfall Series (24 races)
Series 5: Daybreak Series (30 races)
Series 6: European Tour (36 races)
Volume 3: Grand Touring
• Sport GT
• Ultimate Grand Tourer
• Exotic GT
• Modern Hypercar
• Birth of the Supercar
• Vintage Touring
Series 7: Timberland Series (36 races)
Series 8: Rolling Roads Tour (36 races)
Series 9: Pure Motorsport Showdown (36 races)
Volume 4: Professional Racing
• Modern GT Racing
• Global Touring Cars
• V8 Supercars
• Formula E
• Early GT Racing
• Historic Sportscar Racing
Series 10: Stormfront Shootout (30 races)
Series 11: Redline Showdown (36 races)
Series 12: Southern U.S. Tour (36 races)
Volume 5: Ultimate Motorsport
• Endurance Prototypes
• Modern Grand Prix
• 1970s Grand Prix
• Legends of Grand Prix
Series 13: World Championship Tour (36 races)
Series 14: Timeless Racing Series (36 races)
Series 15: Ultimate Racing Championship (36 races)
You now have a choice. You can either complete one Car Division from each Series before starting the next Series, or you can complete up to all six Car Divisions from each Series before starting the next Series. Whichever approach you choose, it will not change the total time it takes to get the achievements. If you complete a race in a Ferrari, make a note of the model as it will save you some time later.
During a race, press to pause and select Photo Mode. Press to take a photo then press to save and select Save and share.
Unlocked by 33,886 tracked gamers (35% - TA Ratio = 1.69)
After a race, select Save Replay and select Save and share.
Unlocked by 24,837 tracked gamers (25% - TA Ratio = 1.98)
After completing 30 races:
Unlocked by 46,221 tracked gamers (47% - TA Ratio = 1.45)
After completing 60 races:
Unlocked by 31,865 tracked gamers (33% - TA Ratio = 1.75)
After completing 15 Car Divisions:
Unlocked by 22,221 tracked gamers (23% - TA Ratio = 2.09)
After completing one Division in each Series (a minimum of 15 Car Divisions):
Unlocked by 19,182 tracked gamers (20% - TA Ratio = 2.25)
Unlocked by 18,425 tracked gamers (19% - TA Ratio = 2.30)
For Volume 4: Professional Racing, Series 11: Redline Showdown, Car Division: V8 Supercars, Race 5: Bathurst, use the 2015 Ford #17 XBox Racing Ford Falcon FG X for the following achievement:
Unlocked by 23,789 tracked gamers (24% - TA Ratio = 2.02)
For Volume 5: Ultimate Motorsport, Series 14: Timeless Racing Series, Car Division: Modern Grand Prix, Race 6: Spa in the Rain, use the 2015 Lotus E23 for this achievement:
Unlocked by 19,853 tracked gamers (20% - TA Ratio = 2.22)
You will earn XP (experience) as you progress through the career and from other activities. When you get enough XP you will level up. Each time you level up, you get a Prize Spin. After 25 prize spins:
Unlocked by 39,147 tracked gamers (40% - TA Ratio = 1.58)
You will earn CR (credits) as you progress through the career and from other activities. You can use CR to buy Mod Packs (from the main menu select Options then Mods, then from the Select Mods menu select Buy Mod Packs). You can also use TK (Tokens) to buy Mod Packs which can be purchased through the Xbox Marketplace.
• 12,000 CR (24 TK) Base Pack
• 25,000 CR (50 TK) Crew and Dare Pack
• 50,000 CR (100 TK) Superior Pack
• 150,000 CR (300 TK) Signature Pack
• 300,000 CR (600 TK) Premium Pack
Each Mod Pack contains 5 random Mods. You will also get Mods from Prize Spins. After you collect 50 different mods:
Unlocked by 32,264 tracked gamers (33% - TA Ratio = 1.74)
Equip a Boost mod (green), a Crew mod (blue), and a Dare mod (purple) before a race to get the 'Modified' achievement:
Unlocked by 44,257 tracked gamers (45% - TA Ratio = 1.48)
Equip a combination of Boost, Crew or Dare mods that give a total of 100% or more credits before a race for the 'Kickback' achievement:
Unlocked by 21,928 tracked gamers (22% - TA Ratio = 2.11)
Once you get the Uncommon Manual Transmission Dare mod, equip it before a race:
Unlocked by 10,428 tracked gamers (11% - TA Ratio = 3.06)
Once you get the Rare Immersion Dare mod, equip it before a race:
Unlocked by 12,275 tracked gamers (13% - TA Ratio = 2.82)
Once you get the Super Rare Back of the Pack Dare mod, equip it before a race:
Unlocked by 10,212 tracked gamers (10% - TA Ratio = 3.09)
You can also get these achievements in Showcases and Free Play. It is advisable to make the race simpler by selecting an easier track and drivatar difficulty. One such example would be the Indianapolis - Oval variant. This one is the simplest track and can make it easy for something such as Manual Transmission.
Career - Showcases
From the main menu, select Go Race then Career.
From the Career menu, select Showcases.
Showcases is made up of 10 Showcase Categories
Each Showcase Category is made up of between 5 to 13 Showcase Events (87 in total)
Bondurant Autocross (5 events)
Factory-Spec Racing (8 events)
Moments in Motorsport (9 events)
TopGear Stig 1-1 (10 events)
Track Day Shootout (7 events)
Endurance Racing (9 events)
High-Speed Chase (5 events)
Passing Challenge (10 events)
The Race Driver Experience (13 events)
TopGear Showcase (11 events)
For Factory-Spec Racing, Formula Ford Cup Showcase Event:
Unlocked by 18,609 tracked gamers (19% - TA Ratio = 2.29)
For TopGear Stig 1-1, Ariel Atom Showcase Event:
Unlocked by 19,935 tracked gamers (20% - TA Ratio = 2.21)
For Passing Challenge, Ferrari LaFerrari Showcase Event:
Unlocked by 20,270 tracked gamers (21% - TA Ratio = 2.19)
After completing 10 Showcase Categories (87 events):
Unlocked by 4,265 tracked gamers (4% - TA Ratio = 4.78)
After completing 90 Car Divisions and 10 Showcase Categories (589 races and events - EVERYTHING!):
Unlocked by 2,551 tracked gamers (3% - TA Ratio = 6.19)
From the main menu select Go Race then Multiplayer
Purchase the 1968 Alfa Romeo 33 Stradale then go to the Upgrade Shop and purchase all upgrades that increase speed and acceleration (including Drag Tyre Compound and Twin Turbo 6.0L V12). From the Multiplayer Hoppers menu, select RWD Unlimited Drag. From the Hopper Lobby menu, select your gamertag then select Assists and turn off all assists. At the start of the race, hold and then release , changing gear with .
Unlocked by 5,260 tracked gamers (5% - TA Ratio = 4.31)
Vote for a track either before or after the race.
Unlocked by 30,238 tracked gamers (31% - TA Ratio = 1.79)
From the Multiplayer Hoppers menu, press to create a Private Match. From the Private Lobby menu select your favorite fast car and set the following Game Options.
• Track: Daytona Tri-Oval
• Track Scenario: Night
• Max Drivatars: 1 (so that it counts towards Setting Pace and Chase Car achievements)
• Laps: 50 (125 miles, 202 kilometres)
Unlocked by 10,388 tracked gamers (11% - TA Ratio = 3.07)
Unlocked by 66,961 tracked gamers (68% - TA Ratio = 1.20)
Unlocked by 56,232 tracked gamers (57% - TA Ratio = 1.31)
From the Private Lobby menu set the following Game Options.
• Track: Top Gear West
• Track Scenario: Rain
• Max Drivatars: 1
• Laps: 50 (40 miles, 65 kilometres)
Unlocked by 9,100 tracked gamers (9% - TA Ratio = 3.28)
Unlocked by 17,830 tracked gamers (18% - TA Ratio = 2.34)
Unless you are an exceptional driver, you are going to want to do this next one with 23 other people. Have the host create a Public Lobby with 23 other people, and then when you join them it should put you in the last position. Once the race starts, the 23 people should cross the start line and then quit.
Unlocked by 1,872 tracked gamers (2% - TA Ratio = 7.22)
From the Private Lobby menu, select your favorite fast car (or a Ferrari for progress towards the next achievement) and set the following Game Options.
• Environment: Bathurst
• Laps: 1
Complete the race and then change the Environment to each of the following, excluding those already driven.
• Bernese Alps
• Brands Hatch
• Circuit of The Americas
• Le Mans Circuit
• Lime Rock
• Long Beach
• Mazda Laguna Seca
• Rio de Janeiro
• Road America
• Road Atlanta
• Test Track
• Watkins Glen
• Yas Marina
Unlocked by 8,087 tracked gamers (8% - TA Ratio = 3.47)
From the Private Lobby menu, Select Car (or rent car) 2014 #62 Risi Competizione 458 Italia GTLM and set the following Game Options.
• Track: Daytona Tri-Oval
• Laps: 1 (2.5 miles)
Complete the race and then change the Car to each of the following (excluding cars used in Showcases or Career):
• 2014 #51 AF Corse 458 Italia GTE
• 2014 California T
• 2012 F12berlinetta
• 2011 #62 Risi Competizione 458 Italia GTC
• 2010 599 GTO
• 2009 458 Italia
• 2007 430 Scuderia
• 2003 360 Challenge Stradale
• 2002 Enzo Ferrari
• 2002 575M Maranello
• 1998 #30 MOMO Doran Racing F333 SP
• 1998 #12 Risi Competizione F333 SP
• 1995 F50
• 1994 F355 Berlinetta
• 1991 512 TR
• 1987 F40
• 1984 288 GTO
• 1982 #71 Ferrari France 512 BB/LM
• 1982 #72 N.A.R.T. 512 BB/LM
• 1976 #1 Scuderia Ferrari 312 T2
• 1969 Dino 246 GT
• 1968 365 GTB/4
• 1967 330 P4
• 1962 250 GTO
• 1962 250 GT Berlinetta Lusso
• 1957 250 Testa Rossa
• 1957 250 California
• 1953 500 Mondial
• 1952 375
Unlocked by 8,460 tracked gamers (9% - TA Ratio = 3.40)
All those multiplayer achievements will have been counting towards your progress of 300 Laps and 1000 Miles (1610 kilometres) driven. If you don't intend on playing anymore multiplayer, you should select a fast car and a quick track (such as Daytona Tri-Oval) and start running Private Matches of 50 laps to mop these two up.
Unlocked by 10,770 tracked gamers (11% - TA Ratio = 3.01)
Unlocked by 9,180 tracked gamers (9% - TA Ratio = 3.26)
From the main menu, select Go Race then Free Play
From the Free Play menu, choose Select Car then Buy Car and purchase the 2017 Ford GT for 250,000 CR. From the Free Play menu, choose Game Options then set Max Drivatars to 23.
Unlocked by 31,399 tracked gamers (32% - TA Ratio = 1.76)
Unlocked by 21,923 tracked gamers (22% - TA Ratio = 2.11)
Select Car (or rent car), 1966 Mclaren M2B, Max Drivatars 23.
Unlocked by 19,782 tracked gamers (20% - TA Ratio = 2.22)
Select Car (or rent car), 2014 BAC Mono, Max Drivatars 23.
Unlocked by 20,596 tracked gamers (21% - TA Ratio = 2.18)
Unlocked by 18,680 tracked gamers (19% - TA Ratio = 2.28)
Select Car (or rent car), 2015 Chevrolet #9 Target Chip Ganassi Racing IndyCar, Select Track Indianapolis Motor Speedway, The Brickyard Speedway.
Unlocked by 17,463 tracked gamers (18% - TA Ratio = 2.36)
This next achievement can be obtained in other game modes, but it is easiest in Free Play. Select Car (or rent car), 2011 Bugatti Veyron Super Sport, Select Track Le Mans Circuit de la Sarthe, Old Mulsanne Circuit. Go faster than 250 mph (242 kph) and complete the lap.
Unlocked by 29,090 tracked gamers (30% - TA Ratio = 1.83)
From the main menu, select Go Race then Leagues.
Leagues are only open between specified dates and times. If there are no Leagues available, then you will need to come back later. Make sure your car is fully upgraded for the League. If you are having problems finishing first, try joining a League as soon as it opens as hopefully you will be in a race with less drivers.
Unlocked by 20,555 tracked gamers (21% - TA Ratio = 2.18)
Unlocked by 9,247 tracked gamers (9% - TA Ratio = 3.25)
From the main menu, select Go Race then Test Drive.
Cross the start line then quit.
Unlocked by 51,850 tracked gamers (53% - TA Ratio = 1.37)
From the main menu, select Go Race then Rivals
Select Class A Time Attack. Select Top Gear West and press for the Leaderboards. Select the gamertag with the slowest top score and Set As Rival. Use 2015 Tesla Model S P85D if you are not used to using a clutch. Select Assists and turn off all assists. Start the race and set a time that is only just faster than the rival. For the next 9 laps improve on that time.
Unlocked by 7,091 tracked gamers (7% - TA Ratio = 3.71)
From the main menu, select Home then Forza Hub.
Download and install the Forza Hub:
Unlocked by 55,515 tracked gamers (57% - TA Ratio = 1.32)
Each day that you load the game, you will receive a Drivatar Reward of between 2,500 CR - 20,000 CR. From the main menu, select Home then Message Centre to check how much you received. After receiving a total of 50,000 CR.
Unlocked by 50,562 tracked gamers (52% - TA Ratio = 1.39)
From the main menu, select Tune then Tune. Change any setting then press for Setup Manager and select Apply, save and share setup.
Unlocked by 20,410 tracked gamers (21% - TA Ratio = 2.18)
From the main menu, select Customize then Paint Car. Paint any part of the car then select Save to design catalog and share.
Unlocked by 23,316 tracked gamers (24% - TA Ratio = 2.04)
Create 34 tunes and 34 designs and then get another gamertag to download and like each tune and design. You get 500 CR per download, 1000 CR per like and 100 CR per use.
Unlocked by 4,323 tracked gamers (4% - TA Ratio = 4.75)
Unlocked by 4,614 tracked gamers (5% - TA Ratio = 4.60)
From the main menu, select Options then Change Badge.
Equip a Bronze Badge once you have earned one.
Unlocked by 39,415 tracked gamers (40% - TA Ratio = 1.57)
Equip a Silver Badge once you have earned one.
Unlocked by 37,485 tracked gamers (38% - TA Ratio = 1.61)
Equip a Gold Badge once you have earned one.
Unlocked by 31,645 tracked gamers (32% - TA Ratio = 1.75)
Equip a Platinum Badge once you have earned one.
Unlocked by 23,254 tracked gamers (24% - TA Ratio = 2.05)
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