I’m not that far. I’m on level 10, 150k in the bank, driving various things such as a Nissan Skyline, Honda Civic Type-R and some other cars I have won by winning races.
I’ve done A and B licenses with mostly silver medals, a few golds and a couple of bronzes. I aim to improve all of them to gold eventually. I’ve also done all of the beginner special events up to the Gullwing on the Nurburgring event, most of them gold. I’m utterly frustrated with the Top Gear track events though. The VW Camper Van one I did three times just to get a silver medal and it was so dull I really don’t want to try it again and the Lotus Elise one I’m finding hard as hell because that car slides so much.
I’ve also won every race I’ve entered in A-Spec so far, such as the Front Wheel drive one, the open competition, the 90s Japanese one, the karting championship etc.
One thing I have to ask, is anyone using a wheel? Currently I’m just using the control pad and it’s working okay but I’m considering getting a Driving Force GT. I can see it helping me, especially in time trials where I want to get the car in a specific place on the line instead of having to correct it and then overcorrecting it constantly with my thumbs. This will also be very useful in F1 2010, especially on straight lines where I’m finding myself constantly trying to get it to go straight instead of slightly to the left or to the right.