Gran Turismo 6 versus the real world
Can our crack Playstation gamer beat GT Academy's finest round a dark Brands Hatch?
Posted: 28 Nov 2013
At the Druids hairpin, he takes late braking and a wide entry, clearing the near-180 degree corner with minimal wheel turn. At the tortuous Surtees-Clearways-Clark sequence, he remarks on an easily-missed change in the kerb brickwork that tells you when to floor it on the way out. Sure enough, there it is. And there's the tiny patch of mud that everyone catches as you speed onto the start straight.
With just a few minutes to go before official qualifying, I get back on to try and piece together something that's not an embarrassment. Miguel, who had previously been giving tips to Krisztian, is right beside me. With his and Bryce's pointers, I start to get that Senna feeling. I get a clean 1:03, then, between the odd overcooked corner, a 0:58, 0:56, 0:54.