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                          R: Racing Evolution FAQ/Walkthrough
                                Created in: NotePad+
                              For Playstation 2 Console
                               Last Updated: 9-11-2004
                                    Version 1.1
    
                          Written By: Mark Tennis (LordFrieza)
                          E-Mail Address: Lord_Frieza16@msn.com
                         Copyright 2004 Mark Tennis (LordFrieza)
                                  All Rights Reserved.
    
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                                 Table Of Contents
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    I.    Author's Foreword
          1.  Version History
          2.  Introduction/Thanks
    II.   Racing Life Walkthrough
          3.  Racing Life 
    III.  Event Challenge Walkthrough
          4.  Single Race
          5.  One-Make Race
          6.  VS Rival
          7.  Tournament
          8.  Extra
    IV.   Cars
          9.   GT Class 1
          10.  GT Class 2
          11.  GT Class 3
          12.  Prototype Class
          13.  Rally Class 1
          14.  Rally Class 2
          15.  Drag Class
          16.  Privateer Class
    V.    Contact/Disclaimer
          17.  Contact/Disclaimer
    
    
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                              1.  Version History
    
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    Version 1.0 (9-9-2004) -- Completed Foreword, Began Racing Life
    Version 1.1 (9-11-2004) -- Finished Racing Life, submitted to Gamefaqs
    
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                             2.  Introduction/Thanks
    
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        Hi everyone! I looked on GameFaqs and noticed that there was no 
    FAQ/Walkthrough for this game, so I decided to make one.  It will pretty
    much be a bare-boned walkthrough that will just cover what you need to do
    in order to get 100% complete in this game.  I will also list what cars
    you can win/buy.  There is a LOT to do in this game and hopefully this
    walkthrough will help sort through everything.  Anyways, if anyone has any 
    suggestions or feedback, look in the contact section for how to contact me.
    
    This game is, in my opinion, almost up to par with Gran Turismo 3. There are 
    some factors that are worse then GT3 and some that are better.  I won't delve 
    into it much, I will leave it up to you to form your own opinions of the game.
    
    I would like to thank Namco for making such a fine racing game and GameFAQs 
    for posting this walkthrough.  I hope this will help you!  
    
    Now, on with the Walkthrough!!
    
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                                3.  Racing Life
    
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        This is the main story mode for this game.  If you are new to this game,
    I recommend going into Arcade Mode or Time Trial Mode first, to get the
    feel for the game.  When you are ready, I suggest doing the Racing Life Mode
    first. When I wrote this walkthrough, the difficulty was always set to EASY,
    so some stuff might be a little different in higher difficulties.  Also, any
    cars that I recommend will be the ones that I used and won with.  If you like
    any other cars better, feel free to use them.
    
                                 Chapter ONE
                                 -----------
    
        Some cutscenes will play in which the main character, Rena Hayami, is
    driving an ambulance for a badly injured race car driver.  After showing
    the manager of the race car driver's team some nice moves on the road, Rena 
    be offered a job by the manager to take the place of the injured driver.  You 
    will then be thrown into your first race:
    
    De Tomaso Pantera Cup
    ---------------------
    Course: Twin Ring Motegi Super Speedway
    Laps: 3
    Cars to choose from:  Pantera GT5-S: MR, 345 HP, 3064 Lbs.
    Objective: Finish First
    RP Gained: 6000
    
    After winning the race, you will receive the Pantera GT5-S (GT Class 2)!
    You can use the cars that you win in Racing Life in other modes, including 
    Event Challenges.  This will also be the end of chapter one!
    
                                 Chapter TWO
                                 -----------
    
        A cutscene will play and now you will be "trained in the basics".
    
    Test Session 1
    --------------
    ROUND ONE
    =========
    Course: Waterbridge
    Target Time: 1:51.000
    
    ROUND TWO
    =========
    Course: Waterbridge Reverse
    Target Time: 3:30.500
    
    Cars to choose from: 2 Random Rally Class 2 Cars
    Recommended Car: RSX Type-S
    Objective: Complete two rally courses in less then 3:30.500
    RP Gained: 8000
    
    NOTE: Whatever car you choose to use is the one that you will win at the end
    of the chapter and you will also have to use the same car in each of the
    rounds.  
    
    After beating the target time, you will now have a Rally Car.  This is the
    end of Chapter Two! (Quick, isn't it?)
    
                                 Chapter THREE
                                 -------------
    
        After the cutscene, you will continue the racing boot camp.
    
    Test Session 2
    --------------
    Course: Suzuka Circuit East
    
    Cars to choose from: Toyota VM180: MR, 153 HP, 1984 Lbs.
    Objective: Pass the car that starts ahead of you within 5:00.000
    RP Gained: 6000
    
    Afterwards, you will win the VM180 (GT Class 3).  This is the end of Chapter
    Three!
    
                                 Chapter FOUR
                                 ------------
    
        In the next cutscene, Rena will be introduced to her rival, Gina Cavalli.
    Now you will begin your first race as a member of G.V.I.
    
    Japan Touring Car Championship Class 3
    --------------------------------------
    ROUND ONE
    =========
    Course: Yokohama Street Circuit
    Laps: 2
    
    ROUND TWO
    =========
    Course: Suzuka Circuit East Course
    Laps: 2
    
    Cars to choose from: 3 Random GT Class 3 Cars
    Recommended Car: Audi TT
    Objective: Place First in the Series (Grand Total)
    RP Gained: 12000
    
        No matter what car you choose, you will win a GT Class 3 Car.  This is
    the end of Chapter Four!
    
                                 Chapter FIVE
                                 ------------
    
        After the cutscene, you will continue to race.  This time a longer and
    more challenging championship series.
    
    Japan Touring Car Championship Class 2
    --------------------------------------
    ROUND ONE
    =========
    Course: Suzuka Circuit
    Laps: 3
    
    ROUND TWO
    =========
    Course: Yokohama Street Circuit
    Laps: 3
    
    Cars to choose from: 4 Random GT Class 2 Cars
    Recommended Car: Mazda RX-7
    Objective: Place First in the Series
    RP Gained: 12000
    
        Again, no matter what you choose, you will win a GT Class 2 Car.  This is
    the end of Chapter Five!
    
                                 Chapter SIX
                                 -----------
    
        After the cutscene, you will compete against other G.V.I. members.  You
    will be driving a Fiat.
    
    G.V.I. Secret Competition
    -------------------------
    Course: Suzuka Circuit
    Laps: 3
    
    Cars to choose from: Fiat 500 F: RR, 299 HP, 1433 Lbs.
    Objective: Place First in the Race
    RP Gained: 6000
    
        You will win the Fiat 500 F after winning the race.  This is the end
    of Chapter Six!
    
                                 Chapter SEVEN
                                 -------------
    
        After the cutscene, you will start a series of rally races.
    
    International Rally
    -------------------
    ROUND ONE
    =========
    Course: Waterbridge
    
    ROUND TWO
    =========
    Course: Windmill Hill
    
    ROUND THREE
    ===========
    Course: Waterbridge Reverse
    
    ROUND FOUR
    ==========
    Course: Windmill Hill Reverse
    
    Cars to choose from: 4 Random Rally Class 1 Cars
    Recommended Car: Peugeot 206
    Objective: Place First in All Four Stages
    RP Gained: 32000
    
        My opponents finished around 11:30 for a total time.  You will win a Rally
    Car Class 1 Car afterwards and that will be the end of Chapter Seven!
    
                                 Chapter EIGHT
                                 -------------
    
        After the next cutscene, you will enter three drag races.
    
    Surfside Drag Race
    ------------------
    ROUND ONE
    =========
    Course: Surfside
    
    ROUND TWO
    =========
    Course: Surfside Reverse
    
    ROUND THREE
    ===========
    Course: Surfside
    
    Cars to choose from: 2 Drag Class Cars
    Recommended Car: Dodge Charger
    Objective: Win all three drag races
    RP Gained: 3000
    
        Afterwards, you will win a Drag Class Car.  This is the end of Chapter
    Eight!
    
                                 Chapter NINE
                                 ------------
    
        After the cutscene, you will have to race in a GT Class 1 Series.
    
    Japan Touring Car Championship Class 1
    --------------------------------------
    ROUND ONE
    =========
    Course: Phillip Island GP Circuit
    Laps: 3
    
    ROUND TWO
    =========
    Course: Yokohama Street Circuit
    Laps: 3
    
    ROUND THREE
    ===========
    Course: Suzuka Circuit
    Laps: 3
    NOTE: You MUST place second in this race, otherwise you wont be able to
    continue with the story.
    
    Cars to choose from: 3 Random GT Class 1 Cars
    Recommended Car: Honda NSX
    Objective: Win the Series, place second at Suzuka
    RP Gained: 18000
    
        You will now win a GT Class 1 Car.  This is the end of Chapter Nine!
    
                                 Chapter TEN
                                 -----------
    
        After the cut-scene, you will play an independant race.  It is a two
    round rally event.
    
    Rally La Mancha
    ---------------
    ROUND ONE
    =========
    Course: Waterbridge
    
    ROUND TWO
    =========
    Course: Waterbridge Reverse
    
    Cars to choose from: Mini Cooper S: 4WD, 316 HP, 3108 Lbs.
    Objective: Place first in both races
    RP Gained: 16000
    
        After winning, you will get the Mini Cooper S (Rally Class 1).  This is 
    the end of Chapter Ten!
    
                                 Chapter ELEVEN
                                 --------------
    
        After the cutscene, you will enter a rally tournament.  This is a series
    of one-on-one races.
    
    Rally Arena Special Tournament
    ------------------------------
    ROUND ONE
    =========
    Course: Rally Arena SS
    
    ROUND TWO
    =========
    Course: Rally Arena SS
    
    ROUND THREE
    ===========
    Course: Rally Arena SS
    
    Cars to choose from: 4 Random Rally Class 1 Cars
    Recommended Car: Peugeot 206, but since I already had it, I went with the 
                     Lancer Evolution VIII
    Objective: Place First in all Three races
    RP Gained: 24000
    
        After winning, you will win another Rally Class 1 Car.  This is the end
    of Chapter Eleven!
    
                                 Chapter TWELVE
                                 --------------
    
        After the cutscene, you will be in a series against Gina and some other
    drivers.  This one is a bit longer and more challenging then the previous
    championship series'.
    
    International GT Car Championship
    ---------------------------------
    ROUND ONE
    =========
    Course: Yokohama Street Circuit
    Laps: 5
    
    ROUND TWO
    =========
    Course: Phillip Island GP Circuit
    Laps: 5
    
    ROUND THREE
    ===========
    Course: Suzuka Circuit
    Laps: 5
    
    ROUND FOUR
    ==========
    Course: Circuit De Monaco
    Laps: 5
    
    Cars to choose from: 7 Random GT 1 Class Cars
    Recommended Car: Chevrolet Corvette C5-R
    Objective: Win the Series/Defeat Gina
    RP Gained: 24000
    
        After you win, you will get a GT Class 1 Car.  This is the end of Chapter
    Twelve!
    
                                 Chapter THIRTEEN
                                 ----------------
    
        After the cutscene, you will enter a classic race.  It is just a single
    race.
    
    Holiday Classic Race
    --------------------
    Course: Green Field
    Laps: 3
    
    Cars to choose from: 3 Random Privateer Class Cars
    Recommended Car: Renault Alpine
    Objective: Win the Race
    RP Gained: 6000
    
        After you win, you will receive a Privateer Class Car.  You now have a car
    in every class except for one.  This is the end of Chapter Thirteen!
    
                                 Chapter FOURTEEN
                                 ----------------
    
        This is the last chapter.  You will now enter a race with a Prototype 
    Class Car.  This is, of course, the best type of car.
    
    Motegi Super Speedway
    ---------------------
    Course: Twin Ring Motegi Super Speedway
    Laps: 10
    
    Cars to choose from: Bentley EXP Speed 8: MR, 612 HP, 2019 Lbs.
                         Audi Infineon R8: MR, 608 HP, 2011 Lbs.
    Recommended Car: Bentley EXP Speed 8
    Objective: Win the Race
    RP Gained: 12000
    
    
    Congratulations! You have now cleared the Racing Life mode.  If you care about
    winning all of the cars, then I suggest you go back into Racing Life mode and
    pick the cars that you didnt the first time. You can go to any chapter you
    want at any time by going into the Chapter Menu.  When you are ready to 
    continue on the path towards 100%, head into the Event Challenge mode.
    
    NOTE: If you want to get 100%, you will have to get all of the cars as well
    as their different colors.
    
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                        4. Event Challenge -- Single Race
    
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                              17. Contact/Disclaimer
    
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         This is my first walkthrough so I welcome feedback.  My e-mail address
    is Lord_Frieza16@msn.com.  I will try and respond to each e-mail as soon as
    possible (within a day or less).  Also, I allow the following websites to post
    this walkthrough:
    
    	www.gamefaqs.com
    	www.neoseeker.com
    
    	If you would like to post this walkthrough on your website, please ASK
    my permission first (in an e-mail) and I will most likely grant your request.

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