Completing Forza 2 With Minimum Car Purchases 		
Don Brandes
(c) 2009

Draft Thursday, April 09, 2009

***** CONTENTS *****
INTRODUCTION
FORZA 2 EVENT GROUPS AND ABBREVIATIONS
MISCELLANEOUS TIPS
QUICK IDENTIFICATION OF ELIGIBLE CARS
KEEP TO THE RIGHT
SPEED vs. CLASS
RWD vs FWD and AWD.   
CARS FOR FACTORY SPEC EVENTS
MOST EVENTS WITH A SINGLE CAR
STARTING CARS
EUROPE
NORTH AMERICA
ASIA
WHERE TO GET THE CAR YOU NEED FOR EACH EVENT
PROVING GROUNDS
AMATEUR CUP 
MANUFACTURER CLUBS 
SEMI-PRO
RIVALRY FACE-OFFS
REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS
FACTORY-SPEC 
PROFESSIONAL and ENDURANCE RACES
MASTER LIST OF EVENTS AND PRIZE CARS
MASTER LIST OF PRIZE CARS AND EVENTS WHERE THEY CAN BE WON
LEVEL REWARDS CARS
CARS YOU MUST BUY


***** INTRODUCTION *****

You can complete the 90 events in Forza 2 with the purchase of only 
twelve or thirteen cars, depending on your choice of home region.   
The cars you win from racing are enough to complete 76 events. That 
leaves 14 events that require other cars.  You have to buy a car to 
start the game and, if you make an informed decision to buy 
something that you will have to buy later anyway, you have to 
acquire other cars for only thirteen more events.  You actually need 
only 12 more cars because one car can be used for two of the 
remaining events. If you are based in North America, you need to buy 
only more 11 cars because one of your level cars can be used in 
place of a bought one.  

You cannot race through 76 events with cars that you have won before 
buying a second car though.  Sometimes you have to buy a car to race 
in one event in order to win something that you can race in another 
event.  However, you can complete over 60% of the game and, 
depending on the difficulty settings you use, you can be somewhere 
driver levels 40 and 50 and have five to ten million credits before 
you have to buy a second car. 
 
Regardless of your home region, by the time you need to buy a second 
car, most of the vehicles in the game will be available to you, you 
will have accumulated discounts on many models, and you will have 
plenty of credits to buy anything you need, if you don't use hired 
drivers to much.  It takes less than 2 million credits to get the 
cars your need to complete the remaining races and you win it all 
back.  You should never be short of cash because Forza 2 is very 
generous with prize money and you don't need much of it early in the 
game. You should not have to repeat easy, low paying events to get 
enough funds to carry on.

Many faq writers for racing games will tell you which specific cars 
to run in which events but that doesn't hold water for most Forza 2 
events because you often have a choice of several eligible, 
competitive cars that you have won.  Your choice of which car to 
race often can be a matter of personal preference.  I ran the 
Porsche 914 in nine events because it looks exactly like one I used 
to own but very few other people will run it in more than the couple 
of events where it is required because there are better cars 
available for the other events.  I also ran Camaros in every event 
that I could and never a Mustang because I have been driving Camaros 
on the street for many years.  You may want to drive something that 
matches your street vehicle (or your desired street vehicle) in some 
events if it is available.

You often will have multiple cars eligible for an event and many of 
those cars can be used without spending money on upgrades, although 
some tuning of the handling may be needed.  I have played completely 
through Forza 2 twice (all while waiting for Gran Turismo 5 to come 
out!).  I chose Europe for my home region the first time and North 
America the second time.  The opportunities to run so many different 
cars in many events often resulted in me choosing different cars the 
second time through the game.


***** FORZA 2 EVENT GROUPS AND ABBREVIATIONS *****

Forza 2 events are divided into the nine groups shown below.  The 
abbreviations shown are used through the remainder of this faq to 
identify event groups.  Events in earlier groups generally are 
easier than those in later groups and events earlier within a group 
generally are easier than those later in the group.

Proving Ground (PG)
Amateur (Am)
Manufacturer Clubs (Mfg)
Semi-Pro (SP)
Rivalry Face-Offs (Riv)
Regional Championships (Reg)
Factory-Spec (Fac)
Professional (Pro)
Endurance (End)


***** MISCELLANEOUS TIPS *****

Before we get into the specific cars that are available, eligible, 
and competitive for specific events, here are some useful 
generalities:


***QUICK IDENTIFICATION OF ELIGIBLE CARS***

The lists of cars that I provide that are eligible for the various 
events generally will include some that you have not yet won when 
you are thinking about entering an event.  If you want to see what 
cars you currently own are a eligible for an event, try to enter the 
event with a car that is not eligible.  The game will automatically 
take you to the car selection screen and show you only the cars that 
are eligible for the event.


***KEEP TO THE RIGHT***

Anytime you have your pick of multiple cars, remember when you are 
on the car selection screen that Forza 2 arranges the cars according 
to increasing performance from left to right, unless you have 
designated them as favorites.  Having cars arranged according to 
performance helps you identify the best ones to race in each class.  
However, your designated favorites will always be to the left of the 
other cars and will be arranged in the order in which you last used 
them.  You will have to either look at the car specs and ratings in 
the upper right corner of the screen to compare your favorites with 
non-favorites or undesignate them.


***SPEED vs. CLASS***

R class cars are eligible to run against production cars in many 
Proving Ground, Amateur, Manufacturer Clubs, Rivalry Face-Offs, and 
Regional Championship events and most of the time an R class car is 
the hot setup.  However, R class cars are not necessarily faster 
than non-R class cars.  S and U cars sometimes are faster than R4 
and R3 cars, particularly if they have had power upgrades.  S and U 
cars generally do not handle as well R class cars but their handling 
can be upgraded enough to sometimes give them better lap times than 
R4 and R3 cars.  


***RWD vs FWD and AWD***   

Being aware of the Forza 2 game designers prejudices can help you 
pick out better handling cars.  They appear to believe that rear 
wheel drive (RWD) cars have to handle badly and that front wheel 
drive (FWD) and all wheel drive (AWD) cars always handle well.  RWD 
cars in Forza 2, even some with mid-engines, are prone excessive 
oversteer and FWD cars never understeer, neither of which is true in 
the real world.  

If you want to see how far you can go with a RWD car though, add air 
to the front tires, stiffen the front sway bar, lower the ride 
height, and stiffen the springs.  You may or may not have to buy 
upgrades to do these things, depending on how well the car handles 
initially and whether it is completely stock or a tuner special.  
You can make big improvements to RWD car handling but getting just 
the right balance between turning ability and stability is a very 
delicate matter and you can never get the car to handle overall as 
well as a FWD or AWD car in this game.  You will always be able to 
get on the gas sooner coming out a corner in Forza 2 if the car is 
FWD or AWD rather than RWD.  If you set up a RWD car so you can get 
on the gas pedal early exiting a corner, than you probably have the 
front end so tight that it won't go around the corner at a 
competitive speed.  


***CARS FOR FACTORY SPEC EVENTS***

You win two cars that are required for Factory Spec events(the 
Porsche 914/6 for the Fac 1 event and the Mazdaspeed Roadster 2001 
for the Fac 3 event).  Cars raced in Factory Spec events cannot be 
upgraded in any way for those events.  Sometimes you may want to 
upgrade one of these cars so it will be competitive in a different 
event.  Just remember, if the car will be needed for a Factory Spec 
event, race it in that event before you upgrade it.  Otherwise, you 
will have to remove the upgrades before you can do the Factory Spec 
event and that does not always work.  Once when I upgraded a car for 
some other event and then removed the upgrades to race it in a 
Factory Spec event, a bug in the game kept me from getting the PI 
points back down to the original level so I could not use it in the 
Factory Spec event.  I had to buy a separate car for the event even 
though I had already won the eligible model. Unlike Gran Turismo, 
you cannot win a car a second time by repeating an event in Forza 2.


*** MOST EVENTS WITH A SINGLE CAR***

Here is something that will add interested to the game for some 
people, especially if you have already played through the game at 
least once.  If you want to run the most events that you can with 
one car regardless of what other cars are available, start the game 
with a Volkswagen Golf GTi 2006.  With incremental upgrades, the car 
can win 20 events at the medium difficulty level and four more if 
you reduce the difficulty to easy.  It can be upgraded to over 400 
HP and all the way into S class.  However, it does not compete well 
in A and S classes even with upgrades.  The Volkswagen Golf GTi 2006 
can win the following events at the medium difficulty level, with 
appropriate upgrades for each event:
PG 3. European Open
PG 4. FWD
PG 7. Hot Hatch
Am 1. Inline 4
Am 2. Boosted
Mfg 1: Volkswagen
SP 1: Goodyear 150 HP
SP 2: Sparco 200 HP
SP 3: Kumho Tire 250 HP
SP 4: Castrol 300 HP
SP 5: Nissan 350 HP
SP 6: Stoptech 400 HP
Riv 1: Young Guns
Reg 2: Deutsch C-Class
Pro 1: Class D World
Pro 2: Class C World
Pro 3: Class B World
End 1: Tsukuba Class D
End 2: Class C Laguna Seca
End 3: Maple Valley B-Class
	
The Volkswagen Golf GTi 2006 also can win the these events if the 
difficulty level is set to easy:
Pro 4: Class A World
Pro 5: Class S World
End 4: Silverstone Class A
End 5: Mugello Supercar


***** STARTING CARS *****

The cars listed below are available for purchasing to start the 
game, at the prices shown.  If your home region is Europe or North 
America, you can avoid purchasing an extra car later by starting the 
game with one that you will have to acquire later for a race that 
you do not win an eligible car for.  You eventually will need a 
Volkswagen for the Mfg 1 event and a Ford Focus SVT 2003 for the Fac 
2 event.  Any of the three VWs available in Europe at the start are 
eligible for Mfg 1.  You would do best to pick one of the faster 
ones.  I bought the Golf GTi 2006 the first time I played, when I 
was based in Europe because it was the best car available (not even 
knowing that I would need it later for a specific event) and got off 
to a good start.  Being better informed the second time I played, I 
bought the Ford Focus when I was based in North America so I could 
use it in a Factory Spec race, even though it was well down the list 
for performance compared to other available cars.  I just had to 
upgrade it more as I went along and did not use it in as many events 
as the Golf.  Just be sure to run the Fac 2 event before you modify 
the Focus. 

***EUROPE***
Volkswagen Golf GTi 2006 11000 cr.  
Audi TT Coupe 3.2 Quattro 2004 11000 cr.
Volkswagen Corrado VR6 1995 10000 cr.  
Saab 9-3 Aero 2002 9500 cr.
Peugeot 207 RC 2007 9500 cr.
MINI Cooper S 2003 9500 cr.
Volkswagen Golf GTo 16v Mk2 1992 9000 cr.  

***NORTH AMERICA***
Chevrolet Cobalt SS Coupe 2005 11000 cr.
Chrysler Eagle Talon TSi Turbo 1998 10500 cr.
Acura RSX Type-S 2002 10500 cr.
Lexus IS300 2003 10500 cr.
Pontiac Solstice 2006 10000 cr.
Ford Focus SVT 2003 9500 cr.  
Scion tC 2005 9000 cr.

***ASIA***
Toyota Supra 2.0 GT Twin Turbo 1992 10500 cr.
Toyota MR-S 2002 10500 cr.
Mazda Savanna RX-7 1990 10500 cr.
Nissan Silvia K's 1994 10000 cr.
Honda CR-X SiR 1991 10000 cr.
Hyundai Tuscani Elisa 2003 9000 cr.
Honda Civic 1.5 VTi 1994 9000 cr.


***** WHERE TO GET THE CAR YOU NEED FOR EACH EVENT *****

This section tells you which cars you win are eligible and 
competitive for which races and which cars I drove, which were 
intentionally not always the best.  Sometimes the car may require 
upgrades to be competitive.  


***PROVING GROUNDS***

PG 1. North American Open.  You win the Acura VIS Racing Integra 
Type-R C-507 from Am 1 Inline 4 which is eligible and competitive in 
this event.  Integra is considered to be a North American brand 
because Honda only uses the name in North America.  I used this car 
the first time I played through the game, when I was based in 
Europe. Alternatively, you can use your starting car if North 
America is you home region.  The best overall available North 
American starting car is the Chevrolet Cobalt SS Coupe 2005 D-374.  
However, you eventually will have to buy a Ford Focus SVT 2003 D-263 
$9,500 for the Fac 2:  Ford Focus event.  You can avoid buying an 
extra car by getting one of these to start the game.  I did this the 
second time I played the game, when I was based in North America.  

PG 2. Asian Open.  I recommend the Honda Wings West Civic Si - D-384 
from PG 5 AWD because of its FWD handling.  Alternatively, you can 
use your starting car if Asia is you home region. The fastest 
available Asian starting car is the Toyota Supra 2.0 GT Twin Turbo 
1992.  However, you may want to run an FWD car for better handling.  
The best FWD Asian starting car is the Honda CR-X SiR 1991.  Its PI 
rating is only fifth of the seven available Asian starting cars but 
it is easier to add horsepower to a slow car than to make a RWD car 
handle well in Forza 2.  If Asia is not you home region, you win the 
cars listed below that are eligible for this event. Any of them can 
win the event, although the Mazda, which I used, will need a lot of 
upgrading. 
Toyota Do-Luck Supra - B-644 from Amateur 2 Boosted 
Honda Do-Luck NSX - B-604 from PG 9 Flyweight
Toyota Border MR2 Turbo T-bar - C-497 from PG 8 Mid-engine
Honda Wings West Civic Si - D-384 from PG 5 AWD
Mazda Mazdaspeed Roadster - D-296 from PG 4 FWD

PG 3. European Open.  Use your starting car if Europe is you home 
region.  The best overall starting car for Europe is the Volkswagen 
Golf GTi 2006.  That is really handy because you eventually will 
have to buy a Volkswagen for the Mfg 1: VW Club event.  You can 
avoid buying an extra car by getting one of these to start the game.  
The You quickly win some good European cars regardless of your 
region though. The Lancia Delta Integrale EVO - C-460 from PG 6 RWD 
and the Renault Sport Clio V6 RS - C-439 from PG 8 Hot Hatch are 
eligible and competitive in this event.  The Lancia is the much 
better handling of the two.  I used VW Golf the first time I played 
through the game and the Lancia the second time.

PG 4. FWD.  Your starting car may be eligible and competitive here.  
If not, you win several good FWD cars early in the game.  I raced my 
starting cars both times I played through the game, VW Golf the 
first time and Focus SVT the second time.  FWD cars you win are:
Acura VIS Racing Integra Type-R C-507 from Am 1 Inline 4
Ford FocusSport SVT Focus 2003 A 736 from Fac 2:  Ford Focus	
Honda Mugen Civic Type-R 2004 C 514 from Riv 1: Young Guns	
Honda Mugen Integra Type-R 2002 C 506 from Mfg 2: Integra	
Honda Wings West Civic Si - D-384 from PG 5 AWD
Toyota APR Celica GTS 2003 C 525 from Riv 2: Sport Compact

PG 5. AWD. The Lancia Delta Integrale EVO - C-460 from PG 6 RWD is 
the first AWD car you win. It handles very well and can easily win 
this event, so there is no need to wait for something faster, 
although you do win some much faster AWD cars.  I raced the Subaru 
Tommy Kaira Impreza M20b the first time and the Lancia the second 
time.  Other suitable AWD cars you win are:
Mitsubishi Sparco Lancer Evo. VIII A-797 from SP 2: Sparco 200HP 
Nissan Tommy Kaira Skyline GT-R R34 B-665 from Am 3: 6 Cylinder
Subaru Tommy Kaira Impreza M20b B-642 from SP 1: Under 150 HP
Peugeot 207 Super 2000 B-629 from SP 4: 300HP 

PG 6. RWD.  You win 72 RWD cars, including front, mid-, and rear 
engine models. In addition, most of the level rewards cars are RWD. 
Level rewards cars are listed at the end of this faq.  Competitive 
RWD cars that you will have in your stable early in the game include 
those listed below.  You will have to work on the handling of any of 
them.  I raced the Camaro Z28 1969 - D 383 both times because I had 
it very early in the game and I like the car. There are better 
choices on the list though.
Toyota Do-Luck Supra B-644 from Am 2: Boosted
Shelby GT500 B-642 from PG 10 Heavy Weight
Honda Mugen S2000 B-554 from Am 5. Free Breathing
Toyota Border MR2 Turbo T-bar C-497 from PG 8: Mid-engine 
Renault Sport Clio V6 RS C-439 from PG 7: Hot Hatch
Porsche 911 Carrera RS C-429 from Am 4: Sports Car Classic
Camaro Z28 1969  D-383 from PG 1 North American 

PG 7. Hot Hatch.  You win several cars early in the game that work 
here.  I raced my starting VW Golf the first time and the Lancia 
Delta Integrale EVO the second time, although the Acura VIS Racing 
Integra Type-R is faster than either of them and is the better car 
if the others have not been upgraded.
Acura VIS Racing Integra Type-R - C-507 from Amateur 1 Inline 4.  
Lancia Delta Integrale EVO - C-460 from PG 6 RWD
Honda Wings West Civic Si - D-384 from PG 5 AWD

PG 8. Mid-Engine and PG 9. Flyweight.  The Porsche 914/6 - D-196 
from PG 3 European Open will work in either of these events if you 
do a lot of upgrades and tune the handling.  Otherwise, you 
eventually have to buy a Lotus Exige for the Factory Spec 4 event 
and most people probably would prefer the Lotus.  If you decide to 
upgrade the Porsche 914, wait until after you have used it in 
Factory Spec 1 so you don't have to remove the upgrades to make it 
eligible for that event.  Or, if you are willing to wait until later 
in the game to complete these events, you eventually win some 
seriously fast cars that come in under the Flyweight weight limit 
and most of these are mid-engine, except for the two Panoz cars.  
You can easily wipe out the field in any of the cars you win later.  
I used the Porsche 914 in the mid-engine event the first time and in 
both events the second time.  I used the Bentley in the Flyweight 
the first time.  You can get the Bentley pretty early in the game 
and it will easily win both events.  Other mid-engine and 
lightweight cars you win are:
Audi #2 FSI Champion Racing R8 R1 from SP 10. K&N Filters 700HP 
Audi #4 Johansson Motorsport R8 R1 from Pro 8: GT Legends
Bentley #7 Team Bentley Speed 8 R1 from End 4: Silverstone Class A 
BMW Motorsport #15 V12 LMR from Pro 10: Class R1 World
Ferrari #12 Risi Competizione F333 SP R1 from Pro 9: Class R2 World
Ferrari 330 P4 S-868 from Mfg 8: Club della Suceria Ferrari
Lotus Exige Cup 240 B-700 from Fac 4: Lotus Sport Exige
Panoz #11 JML Team Panoz LMP-01 2003 R1 from Reg 9:  North American
Panoz #81 Team LNT Panoz Esperante 2006 R3 from SP 8. Panoz 500HP 
Peugeot #3 Peugeot Talbot Sport 905 EVO 1 C R1 From End 10: Sebring
You also get the Cadillac #6 Team Cadillac NorthStar LMP-02 R1 when 
you reach North American Level 50, Audi #1 Infineon Audi R8 R1 when 
you reach European Level 50, or the Toyota #3 Toyota Motorsports GT-
ONE TS020 when you reach Asian Level 50.
	
PG 10: Heavy Weight.  The car must weigh at least 3850 pounds. You 
will have to buy a car for this event.  There are only 9 cars over 
3850 pounds in the game but you are not really limited to them 
because you can start with something a little lighter and add bigger 
wheels and body pieces to bring up the weight.  The Ferrari 612 
Scaglietti 2005, 158,000 cr., is the fastest car that starts out 
above the weight minimum and you will have to race against one so 
you had better not have anything slower.  I raced the Scaglietti the 
first time I played. On the other hand, the second time I played 
through the game, I chose the Mistsubishi GTO, 24,000 cr., and added 
weight.  Even with a lot of upgrades it came out much cheaper than 
the Scaglietti and, because of the Forza 2 prejudice against having 
RWD cars handle well, I had superior handling in the AWD GTO.  


***AMATEUR CUP*** 

Am 1. Inline 4.  So many choices!  The majority of the cars you win 
in Proving Ground events are inline 4s and you probably chose an 
inline 4 to start the game.  Take your pick but remember when you 
are on the car selection screen that Forza arranges to cars 
according to increasing performance from left to right.  The inline 
4 that is furtherest to the right will be the fastest you have when 
you are looking, although maybe not the best handling.  I raced my 
starting cars both times I played through the game, VW Golf the 
first time and Focus SVT the second time, both with upgrades.

Am 2. Boosted.  Run whatever you feel like driving.  It does not 
even have to be boosted.  Again, I raced my starting cars with 
upgrades both times I played through the game, VW Golf the first 
time and Focus SVT the second time.

Am 3. 6-Cylinder.  You win the Porsche 914/6 - D-196 from PG 3 
European and the Renault Sport Clio V6 RS - C-439 in PG 8 Hot Hatch 
early in the game.  The Renault is a lot faster unless you have 
upgraded the Porsche for other events.  Either one needs work on its 
handling.  I used the Porsche 914 both times.  You win a lot of 
better cars though if you want to wait, a lot of Porsche 911s, 
Nissan Skylines, Toyota Supras, etc., too many to list them all.  If 
you are not in a hurry to complete this event, you can wait until 
later in the game and pick something else from further right in the 
selection screen.

Am 4. Sports Car.  This car has to be pre-1975 and cannot be a 
muscle car.  That leaves you with the Porsche 914/6 from PG 3 
European if you want to get this event out of the way early in the 
game.  The 914 with major upgrades will do the job.  Otherwise, you 
can wait until later in the game for the Ferrari 330 P4 S-868 from 
Mfg 8: Club della Suceria Ferrari, which is a much faster car.  I 
used the Porsche 914 with upgrades both times.

Am 5. American Iron.  Must be a pre-1975 muscle car.  The Chevrolet 
Camaro Z28 1969 D-383 from PG 1: North American is the first thing 
you win that qualifies.  It will work with adequate upgrades, 
including a stiffened front sway bar.  I used the Camaro Z28 1969 
both times I played.  If you are based in North America, you also 
can choose from the cars listed below, from levels 5, 10, and 15,  
However, the Camaro Z28 has a higher PI rating:
Shelby Mustang GT-500KR 1968 D-333
Dodge Charger R/T-SE 1969 D-333
Chevrolet Chevelle SS-454 1970 D-353
If you have Forza 2 Platinum or downloaded the appropriate expansion 
pack, you also have a Dodge Challenger R/T Hemi 1970.

Am 6. Free Breathing.  There are way too many cars to bother 
listing.  Just pick something from the far right of the selection 
screen and upgrade it if you need to.  I used the Viper #23 the 
first time I played and the Camaro Z28 1969 the second time.  There 
are a lot of better cars than the Camaro available.

Am 7. Big Block.  Again, there are way too many cars to bother 
listing, both North American and European.  Just pick something from 
the far right of the selection screen and upgrade it if you need to.  
I used the Guldstrand Corvette the first time and the Camaro Z28 the 
second time.  Again, there are a lot of better cars than the Camaro 
Z28 available.

Am 8. Five by Five.   This event requires a ten cylinder engine. You 
win several Vipers and the Peugeot #3 Talbot Sport 905 EVO 1 C R1 
that can be raced here.  See list below.  You can have a good race 
with any of the Vipers or blow away the field with the Peugeot.  If 
you are based in North American, you also get the 1999 Dodge Viper 
GTS ACR A-774 when you reach Level 30.  Your top competitor is rated 
S-914.  I used the Hennessey Viper the first time and upgraded the 
GTS ACR Viper the second time.  Any of the R class cars would have 
been better.
Dodge #23 Magellan Viper Comp. Coupe 2003 R4 from SP 6: 400HP
Dodge #57 Carsport Viper GTS-R 2000 R3 from End 6: Road Atlanta
Dodge #58 Larbre Viper GTS-R 2001 R3 from Riv 9: Corvette vs Viper
Dodge Hennessey Viper 800TT 2000 S-953 from Mfg 9: Viper Performance 
Peugeot #3 Peugeot Talbot 905 EVO R1 from End 10: Sebring 50 R1
(You also win Dodge #22 3R-Racing Viper Competition Coupe 2004 R4 in 
this event.)

Am 9: Extreme Performance.   This event requires a very fast car 
with a twelve cylinder engine. Your top competition is rated S-954.  
You win the twelve cylinder cars listed below.  I drove the Maserati 
#15 the first time.  By the second time I did this event, I had the 
Forza Platinum Murcielago LP 640 that I bought for the Mfg 10 event, 
so I used it.   
BMW Motorsport #15 V12 LMR 1999 R1 from Pro 10: Class R1 World
McLaren #43 Team McLaren F1 GTR 1997 R2 from Fac 10: McLaren F1 
Maserati #35 Risi Competizione MC12 2005 R2 from SP 9. 600HP 
Maserati #9 Vitaphone MC12 2005 R2 from Pro 7: Class R3 World
Maserati #15 JMB Racing MC12 2005 R2 from End 5: Mugello Supercar
Pagani #17 Zonda GR 2003 R2 from Riv 10: Ferrari V12 vs Lambo 
TVR Cerbera Speed 12 1998 U-999 from Fac 6: TVR Tuscan S 
Maserati MC12 2004 S-954 from Reg 7:  Italian Masters
Ferrari 330 P4 1967 S-868 from Mfg 8: Club della Suceria Ferrari
Ferrari #12 Risi Competizione F333 SP 1998 R1 from Pro 9: Class R2 
Lamborghini Diablo GTR 1999 S-869 from Mg 10: Furioso
(You win the Chrysler ME Four-Twelve Concept 2005 U-999 in this 
event.)

Am 10: 20th Century Supercar.  This event requires that the car must 
be built before 2000 and be very fast.  You win the S and U class, 
pre-2000 cars listed below.  The TVR Cerbera Speed 12 1998 is the 
fastest.  I used the Ferrari 330 P4 1967 868 the first time and the 
Lamborghini Diablo GTR 1999 the second time.  The old Ferrari was 
not a good choice.  It needed a lot of upgrading but I did not know 
at the time that I would win much better cars later.
TVR Cerbera Speed 12 1998 U-999 from Fac 6: TVR Tuscan S
Toyota Top Secret 0-300 Supra 1998 S-960 from Pro 3:  World Class B 
Toyota VeilSide Supra Fortune 03 1998 S-901 from Reg 3:  Jap Class B
Toyota AB Flug Supra Turbo 1998 S-900 from Pro 1: D-Class World
Nissan MINE'S R32 Skyline GT-R 1993 S-883 from End 3: Maple Valley 
Lamborghini Diablo GTR 1999 S-869 from Mfg 10: Furioso 
Jaguar XJ220 1993	S-870 from Reg 5: British Sports Car Championship
Nissan R390 1998 S-872 from SP 5: Nissan 350HP
Ferrari 330 P4 1967 S-868 from Mfg 8: Club della Suceria Ferrari


***MANUFACTURER CLUBS*** 

Mfg 1: Volkswagen.  You have to buy a VW for this event.  This can 
be your game starting car if you are based in Europe, as it was mine 
the first time I played.  You need something fast enough to outrun a 
C-455 rated competitor, so you may have to upgrade if you use a game 
starting car.

Mfg 2: Integra.  No choice here.  You win the Acura VIS Racing 
Integra Type-R - C-507 from Amateur 1 Inline 4.  You can't even buy 
a different Acura Integra.

Mfg 3: MR2 Cup.  You have your choice of the Toyota Border MR2 Turbo 
T-bar from PG 8: Mid-engine 5 564 or Toyota VIS  MR2 GT Turbo T-bar 
C-448 from Mfg 3: MR2 10.  I drove the VIS MR2 GT Turbo T-bar both 
times even though the Border is faster.

Mfg 4: Quattro.  The Audi #8 Audi ABT TT-R R3 from Pro 2: Class C 
World 20  537 is your only car for this event.

Mfg 5: Nissan.  You can run any Nissan but you will be competing 
against cars up to S-864 so you need to be fast.  I drove the Nissan 
Skyline GT-R Mines 2002 both times. Competitive cars you win are:
Nissan #12 Calsonic Skyline R3 from Pro 6: Class R4 World 
Nissan #23 XANAVI Nismo GT-R R3 from Riv 8: Ultimate Tuner 
Nissan MINE'S R32 Skyline 1993 S-883 from Pro End 3: Maple Valley 
Nissan MINE'S R34 Skyline GT-R 2002 S-869 from Pro Reg 1 Asian D
Nissan R390 1998 S-872 from Pro SP 5: Nissan 350HP		
Nissan Top Secret D1-Spec S15 2000 S-864 from Pro Mfg 5: Nissan Club
	
Mfg 6: Porsche.  You can run any Porsche.  The top competitor is an 
A-794, so any of the R class Porsches you win will easily take the 
event. I drove the #5 XBOX 360 911 GT3-RSR 2005 because I won it 
early in the game.  Cars you win are:
Porsche #17 Porsche AG 962c 1987 R1 from End 7: Nurburgring Porsche 
Porsche #26 911 GT1-98 1998 R2 from Fac 8: Porsche 911 GT2 
Porsche #5 XBOX 360 911 2005 R3 from Riv 7:  Porsche vs Farrari
Porsche #55 911 GT3 2005 R4 from Fac 1: Porsche 914

Mfg 7: Corvette.  You can run any Corvette but it had better be very 
fast.  The top competitor is a Lingenfelter S-911 with 725 HP. 
Fortunately, you win one of these in a different event.  
Unfortunately, it handles horribly, extremely loose.  You also have 
your choice of adding power to the Guldstrand Vette or running an R4 
car which will handle better.  You win the following cars:
Chevrolet #73 3R-Racing Corvette Z06 R4 from Reg 6:  American A
Chevrolet #99 Tiger Racing Corvette Z06 R4 from Mfg 7: Corvette
Chevrolet Lingenfelter 427 Corvette 2002 S-911 from Am 7: Big Block 
Chevrolet Corvette Guldstrand 2003 A-790 from Am 5: American Iron 

Mfg 8: Club della Suceria.  You can run any Ferrari but the top 
competitor is rated S-898, so you need something very fast.  You win 
a R1 Ferrari but not until late in the game.  You also win an R3 
Ferrari but it come from a Factory Spec event that you have to by a 
car for. You may want to upgrade a different car to do this race 
earlier in the game.  I drove the F355 Challenge A - 800 from 
European Level 30 the first time but waited for the #12 Risi 
Competizione F333 the second time since I was based in a different 
region then.  You win:
Ferrari #12 Risi Competizione F333 SP 1998 R1 from Pro 9: Class R2 
Ferrari #62 Risi Competizione F430GT R3 from Fac 9: Ferrari F430
You win the Ferrari 330 P4 1967 here.

Mfg 9: Viper.  You can run any Dodge Viper but it has to be very 
fast to beat the Hennessey Viper 800 TT - S-953.  You win the 
Hennessey Viper in this event but that does not do you any good 
until later.  If you are based in North America, you get the Viper 
GTS ACR at Level 30.  I used the GTS ACR the second time through the 
game.  I used #57 the first time.  Any of the Vipers you win will do 
the job:
Dodge #22 3R-Racing Viper Comp. Coupe 2004 from Am 8: Five by Five
Dodge #23 Magellan Viper Comp. Coupe 2003 R4 from SP 6: 400HP
Dodge #57 Carsport Viper GTS-R 2000 R3 from End 6: Road Atlanta
Dodge #58 Larbre Viper GTS-R 2001 R3 from Riv 9: Corvette vs Viper
Dodge Hennessey Viper 800TT 2000 S-953 from Mfg 9: Viper Performance 

Mfg 10: Club del Toro Furioso.  You can run any Lamborghini but you 
will have to buy it.  The Diablo GTR, 236,000 cr., is the fastest 
but I prefer a Murcielago for its all wheel drive.  I chose the 
basic Murcielago, 214,500 cr. the first time.  By the second time I 
played the game, I had Forza Platinum, with more cars available from 
the expansion packs.  The extra cars included the faster Murcielago 
LP 640 for 229,500 cr., so I used it instead.  Both Murcielagos 
handle really well.


***SEMI-PRO***

There are too many possibilities to list everything that you could 
successfully run in these events.  I will tell you what I used in 
each event but it generally won't mean much.  Eligible cars within 
50 HP below the limit for each event are listed below according to 
their initial HP but any listed car can race in a higher HP group.  
With varying degrees of upgrades, you sometimes can use the same car 
in two or three SP events.  Just start with a car that is somewhere 
close to the right amount of horsepower and remember that, in 
addition to bringing the horse power as close to the limit as 
possible, you can reduce vehicle weight, put on racing tires, and do 
anything else that will improve the car's performance without 
exceeding the horsepower limit.  In general, try to avoid RWD cars 
if you have a choice because of the Forza 2 prejudice against their 
handling.  R class cars are not listed here because they cannot be 
raced in SP events.

SP 1: Goodyear 150 HP.  It does not make much difference which car 
you choose for this event if you want to race something that you 
won.  All the cars you win that are below the HP limit are 
squirrelly RWDs that will require you to tune the handling. I used 
my favorite little old Porsche 914/6 both times.  You win the 
following cars that are below the HP limit:	
Porsche 914/6 1970 125 HP from PG 3: European Open 
Toyota Sprinter Trueno GT Apex 1985 130 HP from PG Asian Open 
Mazda Mazdaspeed Roadster 2001 146 HP from PG 4: FWD 
			
SP 2: Sparco 200 HP.  Either the Honda Wings West Civic Si 2004 171 
HP from PG 6: AWD or the Acura VIS Racing Integra Type-R 2000  197 
HP from Am 1: Inline 4 can be used here and then upgraded for the 
Under 250 HP event.  I used the VW Golf I bought to start the game 
the first time but switched to the Acura VIS Racing Integra the 
second time.  
			
SP 3: Kumho Tire 250 HP.  I upgraded the Acura VIS Racing Integra 
the first time but switched to the Lancia Delta Integrale EVO the 
second time.  You win the cars listed below that are within 50 HP of 
the limit.  I recommend the Lancia, Honda Mugen Integra Type-R, 
Toyota APR Performance Celica GTS, or Volkswagen Golf R32 for their 
handling over the RWD cars listed.	
Porsche 911 Carrera RS 1973 207 HP from Am 4: Sports Car Classic 
Lancia Delta Integrale EVO 1992 210 HP from PG 6: RWD 
Toyota Border MR2 Turbo T-bar 1995 210 HP from PG 8: Mid-engine 
Honda Mugen Integra Type-R 2002 217 HP from Mfg 2: Integra 
Toyota APR Celica GTS 2003 223 HP from Riv 2: Sport Compact  
Honda Mugen Civic Type-R 2004 240 HP from Riv 1: Young Guns 
Toyota VIS  MR2 GT Turbo T-bar 1995 241 HP from Mfg 3: MR2
Volkswagen Golf R32 2003 241 HP from Mfg 1: VW Club
Lotus Exige Cup 240 2006 244 HP from Fac 4: Lotus Sport Exige
			
SP 4: Castrol 300 HP. I used the Camaro Z28 1969 the first time but 
switched to the Lancia Delta the second time. I recommend upgrading 
the Lancia over running any of the cars that start out closer to the 
HP limit because of the Lancia's excellent handling.  It is easier 
to add power than to tune handling.  Don't bother with the Camaro 
unless you have a penchant for them like I do.  You win the 
following cars that are within 50 HP of the limit: 			
Mazda INGS RX-7 1995 255 HP from Riv 6: Super Tuner 
Renault Sport Clio V6 RS 2003 255 HP from PG 7: Hot Hatch 
Honda Mugen S2000	2003 257 HP from Am 5. Free Breathing 
Mazda AB Flug RX-7 1995 265 HP from SP 3: 250HP 
Honda Do-Luck NSX 1994 276 HP from PG 9: Fly Weight <2055 lb
Chevrolet Camaro Z28 1969 290 HP from PG 1: North American
			
SP 5: Nissan 350 HP.  I used the Camaro Z-28 1969 the first time and 
the Lancia Delta the second time, both with substantial upgrades, of 
course.  The Lancia is the better choice, much better handling.  You 
win the cars listed below that are within 50 HP of the limit.  If I 
were racing one of them, I would take the Ford FocusSport SVT Focus 
2003 for its handling.	
Shelby Series 1 1999 320 HP from Fac 7: Shelby Cobra 
Ford FocusSport SVT Focus 2003 334 HP from Fac 2:  Ford Focus 
Lexus Foose Design IS430 2003 340 HP from Riv 3: Tuner Face-off 
			
SP 6: Stoptech 400 HP.  I used the Nissan Tommy Kaira Skyline GT-R 
R34 2002 the first time but bought a Chevrolet Camaro SS 2002 that I 
made to look like my own real life 2000 model to race in this event 
the second time just because I felt like it.  That was my personal 
whim. The Camaro 2002 is not something anyone needs to buy.  The 
Nissan or Subaru are better choices.  You win the following cars 
that are within 50 HP of the limit:
Subaru Tommy Kaira Impreza M20b 1998 350 HP from Under 150 HP 
Toyota Do-Luck Supra 1992 375 HP from Am 2: Boosted 
Nissan Tommy K. Skyline GT-R R34 2002 394 HP from Am 3: 6 Cylinder
			
SP 7: Toyo Tires 450 HP.  I drove the Mitsubishi Mine's CP9A Lancer 
EVO VI 1999 both times for its AWD handling.  You win the following 
cars that are within 50 HP of the limit:
Mitsubishi Mine's CP9A Lancer 404 HP from Riv 5 Impreza vs Lancer  
Mazda RE-Amemiya RX-7 1995 441 HP from Fac 3: Mazdaspeed
			
SP 8. Panoz 500 HP.  I used the Mitsubishi Sparco both times because 
of its great AWD handling.  You win the following cars that are 
within 50 HP of the limit:  	
Mitsubishi Sparco Evo VIII 2003 450 HP from SP 2: Sparco 200HP 
Ferrari 330 P4 1967 468 HP from Mfg 8: Club della Suceria Ferrari
			
SP 9: Risi Competizione 600 HP.  I used the Nissan MINE'S R34 
Skyline GT-R 2002 the first time but upgraded the Mitsubishi Sparco 
Lancer Evolution VIII 2003 the second time.  You win the following 
cars that are within 50 HP of the limit:
SEAT Cupra GT Prototype 2005 500 HP from Reg 10:  Pan-European
Shelby GT 500 2007 500 HP from PG 10 Heavy Weight
Chevrolet Corvette Guldstrand 2003 502 HP from Am 5: American Iron 
Nissan Top Secret D1-Spec S15 2000 540 HP from Mfg 5: Nissan Club 
Jaguar XJ220 1993 542 HP from Reg 5: British Sports Car Championship
Nissan R390 1998 550 HP from SP 5: Nissan 350HP 20 - 751
Audi AWE Tuning SilveBullet S4 2000 557 HP from Mfg 4: Quattro Club 
Lamborghini Diablo GTR 1999 590 HP from Mg 10: Furioso
Nissan MINE'S R34 Skyline GT-R 2002 591 HP from Reg 1 Asian Class D 
Mitsubishi HKS Time Attack Evolution 2006 592 HP from Pro 4: Class A 
			
SP 10:  K&N Filters 700 HP.  I used the Ferrari F355 Challenge 1998 
from European Level 30 the first time.  By the second time I did 
this event, I had the Murcielago LP 640 that I bought for the Mfg 10 
event, so I used it.   You win the cars listed below that are within 
50 HP of the limit.  Either of these cars will do the job with 
sufficient upgrades.		
Nissan MINE'S R32 Skyline GT-R 1993 621 HP from End 3: Maple Valley
Maserati MC12 2004 625 HP from Reg 7:  Italian Masters


***RIVALRY FACE-OFFS***

Riv. 1: Young Guns.   Honda Civic vs. VW Golf.  You best choice here 
is the VW Golf R32 2003 C - 455 from Mfg 1 VW Club.  Other 
possibilities are the Honda Wings West Civic Si - D-384 from PG 5 
AWD or if bought a Golf for the Mfg 1 event.  

Riv. 2: Sport Compact.  Toyota Celica vs. Mitsubishi Eclipse.  You 
will have to buy this car.  The Toyota APR Performance Celica GTS 
2003 is the fastest and best handling eligible car and you will have 
to race against one but, at 103,500 cr., it also costs much more 
than the alternatives.  You can buy a Mitsubishi Eclipse GT 2006 for 
13,500 cr. and upgrade it to beat the Toyota APR. That is what I did 
both times.

Riv. 3: Tuner.  Toyota Altezza vs. Nissan Silvia.  Only one choice 
here.  The only car you win the that is eligible for the event is 
the Nissan Top Secret D1-Spec S15 2000 S-864 from Mfg 5: Nissan 
Club.  This is s a good news-bad news situation.  The car is very, 
very fast but also very loose.  Fortunately, the usual air in the 
front tires and stiffening the front sway bar will get it adequately 
under control to roll over the much slower competition.

Riv. 4: Great American.  Chevrolet Camaro vs. Ford Mustang.  I used 
the Camaro Z-28 1969 with major upgrades both times.  The Shelby GT 
500 B 642 from PG 10 Heavy Weight is a better choice but you need to 
buy a car to race in the PG 10 event before you can get it.  If you 
are based in North America, you also get the Ford Mustang Cobra R 
2000 B-647 when you reach Level 20.  The Mustang Cobra R 2000 is 
your top competitor in this race, so it is good to have one 
yourself. 

Riv. 5: Rallicross.  Mistsubishi Evo vs. Subaru Impreza. You have a 
choice of two very competitive Mitsubishis or upgrading a Subaru. 
Your top competitor is rated A-727.  You win these eligible cars:
Mitsubishi HKS Time Attack Evolution 2006 S 967 from Pro 4: Class A 
Mitsubishi Sparco Lancer Evo VIII 2003 A 797 from SP 2: Sparco 200HP 
Subaru Tommy Kaira Impreza M20b 1998 B 642 from SP 1: Under 150 HP

Riv. 6: Super Tuner.  Nissan Fairlady vs. Mazda RX7 or RX8.  You win 
two eligible RX7s:  The AB Flug is competitive.  The RE-Amemiya will 
blow away the field.
Mazda RE-Amemiya RX-7 1995 A 846 from Fac 3: Mazdaspeed
Mazda AB Flug RX-7 1995 B 613 from SP 3: 250HP

Riv. 7: Europe.  Six cylinder Porsche vs. eight cylinder Ferrari.  
You win two R4 cars that are competitive for this event.  Your top 
competitor is rated A-798, so either of the R4 cars will do the job.  
If you are based in Europe, you also have the Ferrari F355 from 
Level 30.  I used the Ferrari the first time and Red Bull Porsche 
the second time.  
Porsche #55 911 GT3 2005 R4 from Fac 1: Porsche 914
Porsche #82 Red Bull 911 GT3 Cup 2006 R4 from Mfg 6: Porsche Club
Don't bother with the Porsche 914/6 from PG 3: European Open or the 
Porsche 911 Carrera RS from Am 4: Sports Car Classic

Riv. 8: Ultimate Tuner.  Nissan Skyline vs. Toyota Supra.  You win a 
pile of Skylines and Supras but the top competitor is rated S-899 so 
you need something fast to keep up.  Slower cars have been 
eliminated from the list below.  Any one of the listed cars is good.  
I drove the Nissan Skyline GT-R Mines 2002 with upgrades both times.
Nissan #12 Calsonic Skyline 2003 R3 from Pro 6: Class R4 World 
Nissan #23 XANAVI Nismo GT-R 2003 R3 from Riv 8: Ultimate Tuner 30
Nissan MINE'S R32 Skyline GT-R 1993 S 883 End 3: Maple Valley B 
Nissan MINE'S R34 Skyline GT-R 2002 S 869 from Reg 1 Asian Class 
Toyota AB Flug S9 00 Supra Turbo 1998 S 899 from Pro 1: D-Class 
World Toyota Top Secret 0-300 Supra 1998 S 960 from Pro 3:  World B 
Toyota VeilSide Supra 03 1998 S 901 from Reg 3:  Jap Class B 
Toyota VeilSide Supra 99 1998 S 916 from Am 10: 20th Cent. Supercar 
Toyota #35 Yellow Hat YMS Supra 2004 R3 from End 1: Tsukuba Class D 
Toyota #36 Open Interface TOM'S Supra 2005 R3from Reg 8: Japan  GT 
Toyota #6 EXXON Superflo Supra 2005 R3 from End 8: Suzuka 

Riv. 9: American Sports Car.  Chevrolet Corvette vs. Dodge Viper. 
Your top competitor is rated S-911 so you need something very fast.  
I used the Tiger Racing Z06 #99 2005 R4 the first time and the Dodge 
Viper GTS ACR 1999 the second time. The Viper ACR required a lot of 
upgrades.  You would do better to use one of the R class cars.  The 
cars you win that are either competitive as they are or can be 
upgraded to be competitive in this event are listed below. 
Chevrolet #73 3R-Racing Corvette Z06 R4 from Reg 6: American Class A
Chevrolet #99 Tiger Racing Corvette Z06 R4 from Mfg 7: Corvette
Chevrolet Corvette Guldstrand 2003 A 790 from Am 5: American Iron 
Chevrolet Lingenfelter 427 Corvette 2002 S 911 from Am 7:  Big Block 
Dodge #22 3R-Racing Viper Comp. Coupe 2004 from Am 8: Five by Five
Dodge #23 Magellan Viper Comp. Coupe 2003 R4 from SP 6: 400HP
Dodge #57 Carsport Viper GTS-R 2000 R3 from End 6: Road Atlanta
Dodge #58 Larbre Viper GTS-R 2001 R3 from Riv 9: Corvette vs Viper
Dodge Hennessey Viper 800TT 2000 S 953 from Mfg 9: Viper Performance
If you are based in North America, you also get the Chevrolet 
Corvette Grand Sport 1996 at Level 25 and Dodge Viper GTS ACR 1999 
at Level 30.
 
Riv. 10:  Pride of Italy.  Twelve cylinder Ferrari vs. twelve 
cylinder Lamborghini.  Your top competitor is rated S-931, again you 
need a fast car to compete.  Your choice of cars here depends on 
whether you want to be merely competitive or blow the field away.  
From a standpoint of competitive racing, the Lamborghini Diablo GTR 
1999 S 869 is the most appropriate car that you win to drive.  If 
you want to win the event as easily as possible though, bests car 
here is the #12 Risi Competizione R1 class Ferrari.  I used the 
Ferrari 330 P4 1967 the first time (worst available choice) and the 
Lamborghini Murcielago LP 640 that I bought for Mfg 10 the second 
time.  I recommend the Murcielago LP 640 for exciting racing.  If 
you don't have the expansion pack cars available, use the Diablo 
GTR.  Cars you win are:
Ferrari #12 Risi Competizione F333 SP 1998 R1 from Pro 9: Class R2 
Ferrari #62 Risi Competizione F430GT R3 from Fac 9: Ferrari F430
Ferrari 330 P4 1967 S 868 from Mfg 8: Club della Suceria Ferrari
Lamborghini Diablo GTR 1999 S 869 from Mfg 10: Furioso


***REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS***

Cars that you win that are eligible for each of these races are 
listed from best to worst for each event.  Always remember though 
that you can upgrade any car to make it competitive if you prefer 
something that is not at the top of the list or a car from a lower 
rated class.

Reg 1: Asian Class D.  The Honda Wings West Civic Si 2004 384 FWD 
from PG 6: AWD is the best car you win for this event.  I used it 
both times.  Or, you may want to use your starting car if Asia is 
your home region.  Others available if you want more challenge are:
Mazda Mazdaspeed Roadster 2001 296 RWD from PG 4: FWD 
Toyota Sprinter Trueno GT Apex 1985 245 from RWD PG Asian Open 

Reg 2: Deutsch Class C.  I used my starting VW Golf GTi with 
upgrades the first time.  I used it in a lot of events and did a lot 
of upgrading anyway.  You may have the car available even if you 
don't start the game with it because you have to buy a VW for the 
Mfg 1: VW Club event. On the other hand, you get the Volkswagen Golf 
R32 2003 C-455 AWD from Mfg 1 and it is a better ride.  I used the 
Golf R32 the second time through the game.  You also have the 
Porsche 911 Carrera RS 1973 429 from Am 4: Sports Car Classic but 
the Golf handles better.

Reg 3: Japanese Class B.  I used the Nissan Tommy Kaira Skyline GT-R 
R34 2002 665 AWD from Am 3: 6 Cylinder both times.  Other available 
cars are:
Toyota Do-Luck Supra 1992 644 RWD from Am 2: Boosted
Subaru Tommy Kaira Impreza M20b 1998 642 AWD	from SP 1: Under 150 
HP 
Mazda AB Flug RX-7 1995 613 RWD from SP 3: 250HP 10 - 564
Honda Do-Luck NSX 1994 604 RWD from PG 9: Fly Weight <2055 lb
Mazda INGS RX-7 1995 586 RWD from Riv 6: Super Tuner 
Honda Mugen S2000 2003 554 RWD from Am 5. Free Breathing

Reg 4: Stars & Stripes B-Class.  If you go with one of the B class 
cars that you win, the Shelby GT500 2007 642 RWD from PG 10 Heavy 
Weight is a little faster than the Lexus Foose Design IS430 Project 
Car 2003 602 from Riv 3: Tuner Face-off. I passed up both of the 
available B class North American cars for upgraded rides that 
started out in lower classes.  I went with the Acura VIS Racing 
Integra Type R 2000 the fist time.  The second time, I drove a 
bought Camaro SS 2002 that I made look just like my real life road 
car.  Bought the Camaro SS 2002 just because I felt like it.  You do 
not have to buy a car for this event.  

Reg 5: British Sports.  The event is limited to A class British 
sports cars.  You don't win an eligible car for this event.  
However, you have to buy the TVR Tuscan for 172,000 cr. for the Fac 
6 event and it is a very good car to race here. 

Reg 6: American Class A. You win two good cars for the event.  I 
went with the Vette because I had it much sooner than the Shelby.  
Chevrolet Corvette Guldstrand 2003 A-790 from Am 5: American Iron 
Shelby Series 1 1999 A-737 from Fac 7: Shelby Cobra 30 A-765

Reg 7: Italian Masters.  Any S class Italian car is eligible, 
including cars that get upgraded into S class.  You can use either 
the Lambo that you need to buy for Mfg 10: Club del Toro Furioso or 
the Ferrari F430 that you need to buy for the Fac 9: Ferrari F430 
event.  Or, you can wait and win one of the cars listed below.  Your 
top competitor is rated S-954, so you need a very car fast to beat 
it.  I used the Lamborghini Diablo GTR 1999 S-869 the first time and 
the expansion pack Lamborghini Murcielago LP 640 that I bought for 
Mfg 10 the second time.  You win:
Lamborghini Diablo GTR 1999 S-869 RWD from Mfg 10: Furioso
Ferrari 330 P4 1967 868 RWD from Mfg 8: Club della Suceria Ferrari 

Reg 8: Japan GT R3.  The Toyotas are faster than the Nissans or 
Hondas.  I drove the Yellow Hat Supra both times.  You win:
Toyota #35 Yellow Hat YMS Supra 2004 RWD from End 1: Tsukuba Class D 
Toyota #36 OPEN INTERFACE TOM'S SUPRA 2005 RWD from Reg 8: Japan GT
Toyota #6 EXXON Superflo Supra 2005 RWD from End 8: Suzuka 
Nissan #12 Calsonic Skyline 2003 RWD from Pro 6: Class R4 World 
Nissan #23 XANAVI Nismo GT-R 2003 RWD from Riv 8: Ultimate Tuner 
Honda #16 G'ZOX NSX 2003 RWD from Fac 5: Honda NSX-R 
Honda #18 Takata DOME NSX 2005 RWD from End 9: Sunset Peninsula
Honda #8 Team Honda Racing ARTA NSX 2005 RWD from Pro 5: Class S 
World 

Reg 9: North American R2.  This race is for North American R2 cars.  
R3 cars are eligible but not competitive.  You win plenty of R3 and 
R4 North American cars and even an R1 but no R2s.  If you are based 
in North America, you get Saleen #11 Graham Nash Motorsport S7R R2 
for reaching Level 45.  If you are based in Europe or Asia, you will 
have to buy a car.  You have a choice of several Corvettes or 
Saleens, all at 325,000 cr.  The Saleens have the edge. 

Reg 10: Pan-European R1.  The Ferrari #12 Risi Competizione F333 SP 
1998 is the best R1 car you win.  The BMW Motorsport #15 V12 LMR 
1999 and Bentley #7 Team Bentley Speed 8 2003 are about equal next 
best.  You win these R1 cars:
Ferrari #12 Risi Competizione F333 SP 1998 from Pro 9: Class R2 
World BMW Motorsport #15 V12 LMR 1999 from Pro 10: Class R1 World
Bentley #7 Team Bentley Speed 8 2003 from End 4: Silverstone Class A 
Audi #2 FSI Champion Racing R8 2006 from SP 10. K&N Filters 700HP 
Porsche #17 962c 1987 from End 7: Nurburgring 35 Porsche 911 GT3
Peugeot #3 Peugeot Talbot Sport 905 EVO 1 C 1993 from End 10: 
Sebring


***FACTORY-SPEC*** 

Only very specific models can be raced in Factory Spec events and 
they cannot be upgraded in any way for those events.  If you wan to 
run the same car in another event where it will need upgrades, race 
it in the Factory Spec event before you upgrade it.  Otherwise, you 
will have to remove the upgrades before you can do the Factory Spec 
event and that does not always work.  You win two cars that are 
required for Factory Spec events(the Porsche 914/6 for the Fac 1 
event and the Mazdaspeed Roadster 2001 for the Fac 3 event).  Cars 
must be purchased for the eight other events.

Fac 1: Porsche 914/6.  Must be Porsche 914/6.  You win this in PG 3: 
European Open. You will need to add air to the front tires to reduce 
the squirreliness.

Fac 2:  Ford Focus.   Must be Ford Focus SVT 2003 9,500 cr. You will 
have to buy this car but it can be the one you start the game with 
if you are based in North America.

Fac 3: Mazdaspeed. Must be Mazdaspeed Roadster 2001.  You win this 
car in PG 4. FWD. You will need to add air to the front tires.

Fac 4: Lotus Sport Exige. Must be Lotus Exige 69,000 cr. You will 
have to buy this car.  You will need to add air to the front tires.

Fac 5: Honda NSX-R. Must be Honda NSX-R 2005 B 637 94,000 cr. You 
will have to buy this car. Several Honda NSX Rs are available.  Be 
sure to buy the correct one.  This is one of the best handling RWD 
cars you will find in this game but you will still need to add air 
to the front tires.

Fac 6: TVR Tuscan S. Must be TVR Tuscan S 172,000 cr. You will have 
to buy this car but you can also use it in Reg 5:  British Sports 
Car. This car also handles pretty well for a RWD car but you will 
still need to add air to the front tires.

Fac 7: Shelby Cobra. Must be Shelby Cobra 180,000 cr. You will have 
to buy this car.  This car is squirrely even after you add air to 
the tires. Keeping this car going straight is a real challenge.

Fac 8: Porsche 911 GT2. Must be Porsche 911 GT2, 203,500 cr. You 
will have to buy this car.  Add air to the front tires.

Fac 9: Ferrari F430. Must be Ferrari F430 174,000 cr. You will have 
to buy this car. Add air to the front tires.

Fac 10: McLaren F1. Must be McLaren F1 GT 250,000 cr. You will have 
to buy this car. Add air to the front tires.


***PROFESSIONAL and ENDURANCE RACES***

Most of the Professional and Endurance events are limited by class 
of vehicle but are open to cars from all regions. There are only two 
Professional and Endurance events that are limited more strictly 
than to just class participation, Pro 8: GT Legends and End 7: 
Nurburging Porsche 911 GT3.  Therefore, this section will be devoted 
primarily to a run down of vehicles by class that will pertain to 
both sets of events.  But first, the two non-class events.

Pro 8: GT Legends.  This event is limited to Ford GT40s and Ferrari 
330 P4s only.  You win the Ferrari in the Mfg 8: Ferrari event and 
you don't win a GT40 anywhere.  Issue settled.  I ran the Ferrari 
both times.

End 7: Nurburging Porsche 911 GT3.  You win two cars that are 
eligible for this event.  Porsche #82 Red Bull 911 GT3 Cup 2006 R4 
from Mfg 6: Porsche Club is just a little better than Porsche #55 
Applied Materials 911 GT3 Cup 2005 R4 from Fac 1: Porsche 914/6
 
PROFESSIONAL EVENTS
Pro 1: Class D World
Pro 2: Class C World
Pro 3: Class B World
Pro 4: Class A World
Pro 5: Class S World
Pro 6: Class R4 World
Pro 7: Class R3 World
Pro 8: GT Legends
Pro 9: Class R2 World
Pro 10: Class R1 World

ENDURANCE EVENTS
End 1: Tsukuba Class D
End 2: Class C Laguna Seca
End 3: Maple Valley Class B
End 4: Silverstone Class A
End 5: Mugello Supercar Class S
End 6: Road Atlanta R4
End 7: Nurburgring 911 GT3
End 8: Suzuka R3
End 9: Sunset Peninsula R2
End 10: Sebring R1


***D  S Class Cars***

Cars that you win in D, C, B, A, and S classes are listed below.  
These lists are ranked by performance index but that hardly matters 
if you are willing to upgrade.  Any car in a lower class can be 
upgraded to be competitive in a higher class.  This usually will 
work for the next two higher classes.  If you really like your D 
Class starter car and have it set up to handle well, you can upgrade 
it to run in C and B classes, as well as adding the horsepower to 
compete in a couple of SP events.  

***D Class.  I recommend the Honda Wings West Civic Si 2004 384 from 
PG 6: AWD for Pro 1 and End 1.  I used it for both events the first 
time through the game.  The second time I made more challenge for 
myself by upgrading the Porsche 914/6 to run in both events.
Other available D class cars, in PI order, are:
Chevrolet Camaro Z28 1969 383 from PG 1: North American 
Mazda Mazdaspeed Roadster 2001 296 from PG 4: FWD 
Toyota Sprinter Trueno GT Apex 1985 245 from PG Asian Open 
Porsche 914/6 1970 196 from PG 3: European Open 

***C Class.  Any of the cars listed below will do the job, although 
some will need a few upgrades.  The top competitor in Pro 2 is C-537 
and in End 2 is C-549.  I ran the Acura VIS Racing Integra Type-R 
2000 from Am 1: Inline 4 in both Pro 2 and End 2 events the first 
time because I had it early in the game.  I added more upgrades to 
the Porsche 914/6 the second time just so I could do more events 
with my favorite car.  C class cars you win are listed below in PI 
order.  You can also upgrade a D class car as I did.
Toyota APR Performance Celica GTS 2003 525 from Riv 2: Sport Compact 
Honda Mugen Civic Type-R 2004 514 from Riv 1: Young Guns 
Acura VIS Racing Integra Type-R 2000 507 from Am 1: Inline 4  
Honda Mugen Integra Type-R 2002 506 from Mfg 2: Integra 
Toyota Border MR2 Turbo T-bar 1995 497 from PG 8: Mid-engine 
Lancia Delta Integrale EVO 1992 460 from PG 6: RWD 
Volkswagen Golf R32 2003 455 from Mfg 1: VW Club 
Toyota VIS  MR2 GT Turbo T-bar 1995 448 from Mfg 3: MR2 
Renault Sport Clio V6 RS 2003 439 from PG 7: Hot Hatch 
Porsche 911 Carrera RS 1973 429 from Am 4: Sports Car Classic

***B Class.  I recommend the Nissan Tommy Kaira Skyline GT-R R34 
2002 from Am 3: 6 Cylinder for Pro 3 and End 3.  I used it the first 
time.  It handles better than the Lotus or Supra.  I upgraded the C 
class Acura VIS Racing Integra Type R 2000 from Am 1: Inline 4 the 
second time.  B class cars you win are listed below in PI order.  
You can also upgrade a D or C class car.
Lotus Exige Cup 240 2006 700 from Fac 4: Lotus Sport Exige
Nissan Tommy Kaira Skyline GT-R R34 2002 665 from Am 3: 6 Cylinder 
Toyota Do-Luck Supra 1992 644 from Am 2: Boosted 
Subaru Tommy Kaira Impreza M20b 1998 642 from SP 1: Under 150 HP 
Shelby GT500 2007 642 from PG 10 Heavy Weight
Peugeot 207 Super 2000 2007 629 from SP 4: 300HP 
Mazda AB Flug RX-7 1995 613 from SP 3: 250HP 
Honda Do-Luck NSX 1994 604 from PG 9: Fly Weight <2055 lb
Lexus Foose Design IS430 2003 602 from Riv 3: Tuner Face-off 
Mazda INGS RX-7 1995 586 from Riv 6: Super Tuner 
Honda Mugen S2000 2003 554 from Am 5. Free Breathing

***A Class.  I recommend the Mitsubishi Sparco Lancer Evolution VIII 
2003 from SP 2: Sparco 200HP or the Audi AWE Tuning SilveBullet S4 
2000 832 from Mfg 4: Quattro Club.  I ran the Lancer in both Pro 4 
and End 4 both times.  It has fantastic handling.  A class cars you 
win are listed below in PI order.  You can also upgrade a C or B 
class car.
Mazda RE-Amemiya RX-7 1995 846 from Fac 3: Mazdaspeed 
Audi AWE Tuning SilveBullet S4 2000 832 from Mfg 4: Quattro Club 
Mitsubishi Sparco Lancer Evo VIII 2003 797 from SP 2: Sparco 200HP
Chevrolet Corvette Guldstrand 2003 790 from Am 5: American Iron 
Shelby Series 1 1999 737 from Fac 7: Shelby Cobra 
Ford FocusSport SVT Focus 2003 736 from Fac 2:  Ford Focus 
Mitsubishi Mine's CP9A Lancer 1999 727 from Riv 5 Impreza vs Lancer 

***S Class.  My choice for both Pro 5 and End 5 the first time I did 
these events was the 2006 Mitsubishi HKS Time Attack Evolution S-967 
from Pro 4: Class A World.  It may seem like an odd choice to race 
against the likes of Ferrari, Maserati, McLaren, and Koenigsegg but 
the 4WD is the clincher.  Upgrade the turbocharger and you will be 
at the very top of the S class plus have excellent handling.  By the 
second time I did these events, I had the Murcielago LP 640 that I 
bought for the Mfg 10 event, so I used it.  It fits in with the 
crowd much better visually.  Other eligible cars that you win are:
SEAT Cupra GT Prototype 2005 975 from Reg 10:  Pan-European 45 R1
Mitsubishi HKS Time Attack Evo 2006 967 from Pro 4: Class A World 
Toyota Top Secret Supra 1998 960 from Pro 3:  World Class B Trophy 
Maserati MC12 2004 954 from Reg 7:  Italian Masters 
Dodge Hennessey Viper 800TT 2000 953 from Mfg 9: Viper Performance 
Toyota VeilSide Supra 99 1998 916 from Am 10: 20th Century Supercar 
Chevrolet Lingenfelter 427 Vette 2002 911 from Am 7: Big Block V-8s 
Toyota VeilSide Supra Fortune 03 1998 901 from Reg 3:  Jap Class B 
Toyota AB Flug S 900 Supra Turbo 1998 899 from Pro 1: D-Class World 
Nissan MINE'S R32 Skyline GT-R 1993 883 from End 3: Maple Valley 
Nissan R390 1998 872 from SP 5: Nissan 350HP
Jaguar XJ220 1993 870 from Reg 5: British Sports Car Championship 
Nissan MINE'S R34 Skyline GT-R 2002 869 from Reg 1 Asian Class D 
Lamborghini Diablo GTR 1999 869 from Mfg 10: Furioso
Ferrari 330 P4 1967 868 from Mfg 8: Club della Suceria Ferrari
Nissan Top Secret D1-Spec S15 2000 864 Mfg 5: Nissan Club 


***R Class Cars***

***R class cars do not have PI ratings but that is deceptive.  The 
cars within each R class are not all equal.  If you add up the 
speed, acceleration, handling, and braking ratings for each car, you 
will find that some of them total higher than others and that the 
difference in scores is reflected in on-track performance, in the 
relative position of the cars on the car selection screen, and on 
starting grids.  The higher performing cars are always farther to 
the right on the car selection screen and closer to the front of the 
starting grid.  Keep that in mind when you have a choice of more 
than one R class car.  This is especially important for R classes 
because these cars cannot be upgraded.  You have to race them as 
they come.  If you find yourself starting well back in the grid, it 
is a sign that you probably should go get a different car.

***R4 Cars. You win ten R4 cars and only have to be at levels 15 and 
20 to get the best.  Your fastest car for Pro 6 and End 6 is the 
Porsche #82 Red Bull 911 GT3 Cup 2006 from Mfg 6: Porsche Club.  
However, I ran one or the other of Vipers #22 and #23 both times for 
both events because their handling was more stable than the Porsche.  
R4 class cars you win are listed below in performance order.  
Porsche #82 Red Bull 911 GT3 Cup 2006 from Mfg 6: Porsche Club 
Dodge #22 3R-Racing Viper Comp Coupe 2004 from Am 8: Five by Five 
Dodge #23 Magellan Financial Viper Comp. Coupe 2003 from SP 6: 400HP 
Volvo #24 At-Speed S60 R 2004 from SP 7: 450HP 25 - 790
Porsche #55 911 GT3 Cup 2005 from Fac Porsche 914/6 
Chevrolet #99 Tiger Racing Corvette Z06 2005 from Mfg 7 Corvette 
Acura #42 Realtime Racing NSX 2002 from End 2: Class C Laguna Seca 
Chevrolet #73 3R-Racing Z06 2003 from Reg 6:  American Class A
Ford #10 Tiger Racing Mustang 2004 from Riv 4: Great American 
Cadillac #16 Team Cadillac CTS-V 2004 from Reg 4: Stars & Stripes B 

***R3 Cars. You win fifteen R3 cars. There is quite a range in their 
performance though.  Wait for one of the better ones before you race 
in this class. You can get some good cars by the time you reach 
level 25.  Best car is the Ferrari #62 Risi Competizione F430GT 2006 
but you have to buy a stock Ferrari F430 to run in Fac 9: Ferrari 
F430 event in order to win #62.  You need to drop down the list to 
another car if you want to do this race before buying your second 
car.  R3 class cars you win are listed below in performance order.  
Ferrari #62 Risi Competizione F430GT 2006 from Fac 9: Ferrari F430
Dodge #57 Carsport Holland Viper GTS-R 2000 from End 6: Road Atlanta 
Porsche #5 XBOX 360 911 GT3-RSR 2005 from Riv 7:  Porsche vs Farrari 
Dodge #58 Larbre Comp Viper GTS-R 2001 from Riv 9: Corvette vs Viper 
Honda #16 G'ZOX NSX 2003 from Fac 5: Honda NSX-R
Honda #18 Takata DOME NSX 2005 from End 9: Sunset Penins
Honda #8 Team Honda Racing ARTA NSX 2005 from Pro 5: Class S World 
Toyota #35 Yellow Hat YMS Supra 2004 from End 1: Tsukuba Class D 
Toyota #36 OPEN INTERFACE TOM'S SUPRA 2005 from Reg 8: Japan  GT 
Nissan #12 Calsonic Skyline 2003 from Pro 6: Class R4 World 
Nissan #23 XANAVI Nismo GT-R 2003 from Riv 8: Ultimate Tuner 
Toyota #6 EXXON Superflo Supra 2005 from End 8: Suzuka 
Panoz #81 Team LNT Panoz Esperante GTLM	2006 from SP 8. Panoz 500HP 
Audi #8 Audi ABT TT-R 2004 from Pro 2: Class C World 
Opel #5 OPC TEAM PHOENIX ASTRA V8 2003 from Reg 2: Deutsch C-Class

***R2 cars.  You win six R2 cars.  The McLaren and the three 
Maseratis are all equal and slightly better than the Pagani or 
Porsche.  The first of the better cars that you can obtain is the 
Maserati #15 at End 5.  R2 class cars you win are listed below in 
performance order.
McLaren #43 Team BMW Motorsport McLaren F1 GTR 1997 from Fac 10: 
Maserati #15 JMB Racing MC12 2005 from End 5: Mugello Supercar
Maserati #35 Risi Competizione MC12 2005 from SP 9. 600HP 
Maserati #9 Vitaphone MC12 2005 from Pro 7: Class R3 World 
Pagani #17 Carsport Zonda GR 2003 from Riv 10: Ferrari V12 vs Lambo 
Porsche #26 Porsche AG 911 GT1-98 1998 from Fac 8: Porsche 911 GT2 

***R1 cars.  You win eight R1 cars but most of them come very late 
in the game.  The earliest you can win an R1 car is the #7 Bentley 
Speed 8 from the End 4 Silverstone A Class event.  Fortunately, it 
is a very good car.  You don't win a better one until the Pro 9: R2 
and Pro 10: R1 events and you have to be up at levels 45 and 50 to 
enter those events.  R1 class cars you win are listed below in 
performance order.
Ferrari #12 Risi Comp. F333 SP 1998 from Pro 9: Class R2 World 
BMW #15 BMW Motorsport V12 LMR 1999 from Pro 10: Class R1 World
Bentley #7 Team Bentley Speed 8 2003 from End 4: Silverstone Class A 
Panoz #11 JML Team Panoz LMP-01 2003 from Reg 9: North American
Audi #2 FSI Champion Racing R8 2006 from SP 10. K&N Filters 700HP 
Invitational Audi #4 Johansson R8 2001 from Pro 8: GT Legends 
Porsche #17 962c 1987 from End 7: Nurburgring Porsche 911 GT3
Peugeot #3 Peugeot Talbot Sport 905 EVO 1 C 1993 from End 10: 
Sebring 


*****MASTER LIST OF EVENTS AND PRIZE CARS*****

*Group* *Event/Series*	 *Top Competitor*	*Prize Car*
PG	1. North American		D-374	  Camaro Z28 1969 - D383
PG	2. Asian			D-354	  Toyota Sprinter Trueno D-245
PG	3. European			D-369	  Porsche 914/6 - D-196
PG	4. FWD			D-381	  Mazdaspeed Roadster - D-296
PG	5. AWD			C-417	  Honda Wings West Civic D-384
PG	6. RWD			D-381	  Lancia Delta Integrale C-460
PG	7. Hot Hatch		C-439	  Renault Sport Clio V6 RS C-439
PG	8. Mid-Engine		B-564	  Toyota Border MR2 T-bar C-497
PG	9. Flyweight		B-571	  Honda Do-Luck NSX - B-604
PG	10. Heavyweight		A-739	  Shelby GT500 B-642
Am	1. Inline 4			C-441	  Acura VIS Integra Type-R C-507
Am	2. Boosted			C-441	  Toyota Do-Luck Supra B-644
Am	3. 6-Cylinder		C-455	  Nissan Tommy K. GT-R R34 B-665
Am	4. Sports Car		D-377	  Porsche 911 Carrera RS C-429
Am	5. American Iron		C-459	  Corvette Guldstrand A-790
Am	6. Free Breathing		D-377	  Mugen S2000 B-554
Am	7. Big Block		B-695	  Chev. Lingenfelter Vette S-911
Am	8. Five by Five 		S-914	  Dodge #22 3R-Racing Viper R4
Am	9: Extreme Performance	S-954	  Chrysler ME Four-Twelve U999
Am	10: 20th Cent Supercar	S-985	  Toyota Supra 99 S-916
Mfg	1: Volkswagen		C-455	  Volkswagen Golf R32 C-455
Mfg	2: Integra			C-506	  Honda Mugen Integra R C-506
Mfg	3: MR2 Cup			C-510	  Toyota VIS MR2 T-bar C-510
Mfg	4: Quattro			A-832	  Audi AWE Silverbullet S4 A-832
Mfg	5: Nissan			S-864	  Nissan Top Secret S15 S-864
Mfg	6: Porsche			A-794	  Porsche #82 Red Bull 911 GT3 R4
Mfg	7: Corvette			S-911	  Corvette #99 Tiger Z06 R4
Mfg	8: Ferrari			S-898	  Ferrari 330 P4 S-868
Mfg	9: Viper			S-953	  Dodge Hennessey Viper TT S-953
Mfg	10: Furioso			S-869	  Lamborghini Diablo GTR S-869
SPro	1: Goodyear 150HP		D-323	  Subaru Tommy K. Impreza B-642
SPro	2: Sparco 200HP		B-564	  Mitsubishi Sparco Lancer A-797
SPro	3: Kumho 250HP		B-564	  Mazda AB Flug RX-7 B-613
SPro	4: Castrol 300HP		B-577	  Peugeot 207 Super 2000 B-629
SPro	5: Nissan 350HP		B-584	  Nissan R390 S-872
SPro	6: Stoptech 400HP		A-751	  Dodge #23 Magellan Viper R4
SPro	7: Toyo Tires 450HP	A-790	  Volvo #24 At-Speed S60 R R4
SPro	8. Panoz 500HP 		S-856	  Panoz #81 GTLM R3
SPro	9: Risi Comp. 600HP	S-953	  Maserati #35 Risi Comp. R2
SPro	10:  K&N Filters 700HP	S-985	  Audi #2 FSI Champion R8 R1
Riv.	1: Young Guns		C-514	  Honda Mugen Civic Type-R C-514
Riv.	2: Sport Compact		C-525	  Toyota APR Celica GTS C-525
Riv.	3: Tuner			C-482	  Lexus Foose Design IS430 B-602
Riv.	4: Great American		B-647	  Ford #10 Tiger Mustang R4
Riv.	5: Rallicross		A-727	  Mitsubishi Mine's Lancer A-727
Riv.	6: Super Tuner		B-586	  Mazda INGS RX-7 B-586
Riv.	7: Europe			A-798	  Porsche #5 XBOX 360 911 GT3 R3
Riv.	8: Ultimate Tuner		S-899	  Nissan #23 Xanavi Nismo GT-R R3
Riv.	9: American Sports Car	S-911	  Dodge #58 Larbre Viper GTS-R R3
Riv.	10:  Pride of Italy	S-931	  Pagani #17 Carsport Zonda GR R2
Reg	1: Asian Class D		D-303	  Nissan MINE'S R34 GT-R S-869
Reg	2: Deutsch Class C	C-529	  Opel #5 OPC TEAM Reg R3
Reg	3: Japanese Class B	B-684	  Toyota VeilSide Supra 03 S-901
Reg	4: Stars & Stripes B	B-695	  Cadillac #16 CTS-V R4
Reg	5: British Sports		A-834	  Jaguar XJ220 S-870
Reg	6: American Class A	A-841   Corvette #73 3R-Racing Z06 R4
Reg	7: Italian Masters	S-954	  Maserati MC12 S-954
Reg	8: Japan  GT		R-3	  Toyota #36 TOM'S SUPRA R3
Reg	9: North American		R-2	  Panoz #11 JML Panoz LMP-1 R1
Reg	10: Pan-European		R-1	  SEAT Cupra GT Prototype S-975
Fac	1: Porsche 914/6		D-196	  Porsche #55 911 GT3 Cup R4
Fac	2: Ford Focus		D-263	  Ford FocusSport SVT Focus A-736
Fac	3: Mazdaspeed		D-296	  Mazda RE-Amemiya RX-7 A-846
Fac	4: Lotus Exige		B-571	  Lotus Exige Cup 240 B-700
Fac	5: Honda NSX-R		B-637	  Honda #16 G'ZOX NSX R3
Fac	6: TVR Tuscan S		A-751	  TVR Cerbera Speed 12 U-999
Fac	7: Shelby Cobra		A-765	  Shelby Series 1 A-737
Fac	8: Porsche 911 GT2	A-794	  Porsche #26 911 GT1-98 R2
Fac	9: Ferrari F430		A-798	  Ferrari #12 Risi Comp. F333 R1
Fac	10: McLaren F1		S-985	  McLaren #43 Team BMW F1 GTR R2 
Pro	1: D-Class World		D-394	  Toyota AB Flug S900 Supra S-899
Pro	2: Class C World		C-537	  Audi #8 Audi ABT TT-R R3
Pro	3: Class B World		B-658	  Toyota Top Secret Supra S-960
Pro	4 Class A World		A-841	  Mitsubishi Time Attack S-967
Pro	5: Class S World		S-967	  Honda #8 Team Honda ARTA NSX R3
Pro	6: Class R4 World		R4	  Nissan #12 Calsonic Skyline R3
Pro	7: Class R3 World		R3	  Maserati #9 Vitaphone MC12 R2
Pro	8: GT Legends		S-870	  Audi #4 Johansson R8 R1
Pro	9: Class R2 World		R2	  Ferrari #12 Risi Comp. R1
Pro	10: Class R1 World	R1	  BMW Motorsport #15 V12 LMR R1
End	1: Tsukuba Class D	D-398	  Toyota #35 Yellow Hat Supra R3
End	2: Laguna Seca Class C C-549	  Acura #42 Realtime NSX R4
End	3: Maple Val. Class B	B-700   Nissan MINE'S R32 GT-R S-883
End	4: Silverstone Class A	A-841	  Bentley #7 Speed 8 R1
End	5: Mugello Supercar	S-985	  Maserati #15 JMB Racing MC12 R2
End	6: Road Atlanta		R2	  Dodge #57 Carsport Viper GTS-R1
End	7: Nurburgring		R3	  Porsche #17 AG 962a R1
End	8: Suzuka			R3	  Toyota #6 Superflo Supra R3
End	9: Sunset Peninsula	R2	  Honda #18 TAKATA DOME NSX R3
End	10: Sebring			R1	  Peugeot #3 Talbot Sport 905 R1


*****MASTER LIST OF PRIZE CARS AND EVENTS WHERE THEY CAN BE WON*****

The pair of numbers at the end of each line tells the level you have 
to be to enter the event where you win the vehicle and the PI rating 
of the highest rated competitor in the event.

Car                                       Event      Level  Top 
Comp.
Acura #42 Realtime NSX 2002 		End 2: Class C 20 - 549 
Acura VIS Integra Type-R 2000 	Am 1: Inline 4  3 - 441
Audi #2 FSI Champion R8 2006 	SP 10. K&N Filters 700HP 40 - 985
Audi #4 Johansson R8 2001 		Pro 8: GT Legends 40 GT40 & 330P4
Audi #8 Audi ABT TT-R 2004 		Pro 2: Class C World 20 - 537
Audi AWE Tuning S4 2000		Mfg 4: Quattro Club 10 - 832
Bentley #7 Speed 8 2003		End 4: Silverstone A 25 - 841
BMW Motorsport #15 V12 LMR 1999	Pro 10: Class R1 World 50 R1
Cadillac #16 CTS-V 2004		Reg 4: Stars & Stripes B 20 695
Chevrolet #73 3R Corvette 2003	Reg 6:  American Class A 25 841
Chevrolet #99 Tiger Corvette 2005	Mfg 7 Corvette 20 - 911
Chevrolet Camaro Z28 1969	 	PG 1: North American 0 - 374
Chevrolet Guldstrand Vette 2003 	Am 5: American Iron 10 - 459
Chevrolet Lingenfelter Vette 2002	Am 7:  Big Block V-8s 20  B 695
Chrysler ME Four-Twelve 2005		Am 9: Extreme 30 - 954
Dodge #22 3R-Racing Viper 2004	Am 8: Five by Five 25 - 914
Dodge #23 Magellan Viper 2003 	SP 6: 400HP 20 - 751
Dodge #57 Carsport Viper 2000	End 6: Road Atlanta 30 - R4
Dodge #58 Larbre Viper 2001		Riv 9: Corvette vs Viper 35 - 911
Dodge Hennessey Viper 2000		Mfg 9: Viper Performance 30 - 953
Ferrari #12 Risi F333 SP 1998	Pro 9: Class R2 World 45 R2
Ferrari #62 Risi F430GT 2006 	Fac 9: Ferrari F430 40 798
Ferrari 330 P4 1967			Mfg 8: Club Suceria 25 - 898
Ford #10 Tiger Mustang 2004		Riv 4: Camaro or Mustang 15 - 647
Ford FocusSport SVT Focus 2003	Fac 2:  Ford Focus 15 263
Honda #16 G'ZOX NSX 2003		Fac 5: Honda NSX-R 25 - 637
Honda #18 Takata DOME NSX 2005	End 9: Sunset Penins 45 - R2
Honda #8 ARTA NSX 2005			Pro 5: Class S World 30 - S-967
Honda Do-Luck NSX 1994			PG 9: Fly Weight <2055 lb 7 - 571
Honda Mugen Civic Type-R 2004	Riv 1: Young Guns 10 - 514
Honda Mugen Integra Type-R 2002	Mfg 2: Integra 5 - 506
Honda Mugen S2000 2003			Am 5. Free Breathing 7 377
Honda Wings West Civic Si 2004	PG 6: AWD 1 - 417
Jaguar XJ220 1993				Reg 5: British Sports 25 - 834
Lamborghini Diablo GTR 1999		Mfg 10: Furioso S-869
Lancia Delta Integrale EVO 1992	PG 6: RWD 1 - 381
Lexus Foose Design IS430 2003	Riv 3: Tuner Face-off 15 - 482
Lotus Exige Cup 240 2006		Fac 4: Lotus Sport Exige 20 - 571
Maserati #15 JMB MC12 2005		End 5: Mugello Supercar 30 985
Maserati #35 Risi MC12 2005		SP 9. Risi Comp. 600HP 35 - 963
Maserati #9 Vitaphone MC12 2005	Pro 7: Class R3 World 35 R3
Maserati MC12 2004			Reg 7:  Italian Masters 30 954
Mazda AB Flug RX-7 1995		SP 3: 250HP 10 - 564
Mazda INGS RX-7 1995			Riv 6: Super Tuner 20 - 586
Mazda Mazdaspeed Roadster 2001	PG 4: FWD 1 - 381
Mazda RE-Amemiya RX-7 1995		Fac 3: Mazdaspeed 20 - 296
McLaren #43 Team BMW F1 GTR 1997	Fac 10: McLaren F1 45
Mitsubishi HKS Time Attack 2006	Pro 4: Class A World 25 841
Mitsubishi Mine's EVO VI 1999	Riv 5 Impreza vs Lancer 20 - 727
Mitsubishi Sparco Evo VIII 2003	SP 2: Sparco 200HP -7 564
Nissan #12 Calsonic Skyline 2003	Pro 6: Class R4 World 30 - R4
Nissan #23 XANAVI Nismo GT-R 2003	Riv 8: Ultimate Tuner 30 - 899
Nissan MINE'S R32 Skyline 1993	End 3: Maple Valley B 25 - 700
Nissan MINE'S R34 Skyline 2002	Reg 1 Asian Class D 15 - 303
Nissan R390 1998				SP 5: Nissan 350HP 20 - 751
Nissan Tommy Kaira Skyline 2002	Am 3: 6 Cylinder 3 - 455
Nissan Top Secret S15 2000		Mfg 5: Nissan Club 15 - 864
Opel #5 OPC Phoenix Astra 2003	Reg 2: Deutsch C-Class 15 - 529
Pagani #17 Carsport Zonda GR 2003	Riv 10: Ferrari vs Lambo 40 - 931
Panoz #11 JML LMP-01 2003		Reg 9:  North American 40 R2
Panoz #81 LNT Esperante GTLM 2006	SP 8. Panoz 500HP 30 - 856
Peugeot #3 Talbot 905 1993		End 10: Sebring 50 R1
Peugeot 207 Super 2000 2007		SP 4: 300HP 15 - 584
Porsche #17 Porsche AG 962c 1987 	End 7: Nurburg. Porsche 35  R3
Porsche #26 Porsche AG 911 1998 	Fac 8: Porsche 911 GT2 35 794
Porsche #5 XBOX 911 GT3-RSR 2005	Riv 7:  Porsche-Farrari 25 - 798
Porsche #55 Applied Materials 911	Fact Porsche 914/6 15- 196
Porsche #82 Red Bull 911 2006	Mfg 6: Porsche Club 15 - 794
Porsche 914/6 1970			PG 3: European Open 0 - 369
Porsche 911 Carrera RS 1973		Am 4: Sports Car Classic 7 - 377
Renault Sport Clio V6 RS 2003	PG 7: Hot Hatch 3 - 439
SEAT Cupra GT Prototype 2005		Reg 10:  Pan-European 45 R1
Shelby GT500 2007				PG 10 Heavy Weight 10 - 739
Shelby Series 1 1999			Fac 7: Shelby Cobra 30 765
Subaru Tommy Kaira Impreza 1998 	SP 1: Under 150 HP 7 - 323
Toyota #35 Yellow Hat Supra 2004	End 1: Tsukuba Class D 20 398
Toyota #36 Open Interface Supra	Reg 8: Japan  GT 35 R3
Toyota #6 EXXON Superflo Supra  	End 8: Suzuka 40 R3
Toyota AB Flug Supra Turbo 1998	Pro 1: D-Class World 20 - 394
Toyota APR Celica GTS 2003		Riv 2: Sport Compact  10 - 525
Toyota Border MR2 Turbo T-bar	PG 8: Mid-engine 5 564
Toyota Do-Luck Supra 1992		Am 2: Boosted 10 - 441
Toyota VIS MR2 GT Turbo T-bar 	Mfg 3: MR2 10 = 510
Toyota Sprinter Trueno GT 1985	PG 2: Asian Open 0 - 354
Toyota Top Secret Supra 1998		Pro 3:  World Class B 25 - 658
Toyota VeilSide Supra 03 1998	Reg 3:  Jap Class B 20 - 684
Toyota VeilSide Supra 99 1998	Am 10: 20 Cent. Supercar 35 - 985
TVR Cerbera Speed 12 1998		Fac 6: TVR Tuscan S 25 761
Volkswagen Golf R32 2003		Mfg 1: VW Club 5 - 455
Volvo #24 At-Speed S60 R 2004	SP 7: 450HP 25 - 790


*****LEVEL REWARDS CARS***** 
Reach the driver level shown in your home region to unlock the cars.
	

North America Level Reward Cars	
Level 5	1968 Shelby Mustang GT-500KR
Level 10	1969 Dodge Charger R/T-SE
Level 15	1970 Chevrolet Chevelle SS-454
Level 20	2000 Ford Mustang Cobra R
Level 25	1996 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport
Level 30	1999 Dodge Viper GTS ACR
Level 35	2005 Chevrolet #31 Whelen Engineering Corvette Z06
Level 40	2005 Panoz #51 JML Team Panoz Esperante GTLM  Level 40
Level 45	2002 Saleen #11 Graham Nash Motorsport S7R
Level 50	2002 Cadillac #6 Team Cadillac NorthStar LMP-02

Europe Level Reward Cars	
Level 5	1961 Jaguar E-type S1 
Level 10	1974 Lancia Stratos HF Stradale 
Level 15	1982 Porsche 911 Turbo 3.3 
Level 20	1989 Lotus Carlton 
Level 25	1987 Porsche 959 
Level 30	1998 Ferrari F355 Challenge 
Level 35	2005 Porsche #3 Lechner Racing School Team 1 911 GT3 Cup 
Level 40	2005 BMW Motorsport #2 BMW Motorsport M3-GTR 
Level 45	McLaren #41 Team McLaren F1 GTR  
Level 50	Audi #1 Infineon Audi R8 

Asia Level Reward Cars	
Level 5	1969 Nissan Fairlady Z 432R
Level 10	2004 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution VIII MR
Level 15	1998 Subaru Impreza 22B STi
Level 20	2002 Nissan Skyline GT-R V-Spec II Nur
Level 25	2002 Mazda RX-7 Spirit R Type-A
Level 30	2005 Honda NSX-R GT
Level 35	2003 Subaru #77 Cusco Subaru Advan Impreza
Level 40	2006 Toyota #25 Eclipse Advan Supra
Level 45	1998 Nissan #32 Nissan R390 GTI
Level 50	1999 Toyota #3 Toyota Motorsports GT-ONE TS020


*****CARS YOU MUST BUY*****

You are limited to a specific car for relatively few events and 
sometimes you are able to win the cars you need to compete even when 
the eligible models are very limited.  You will have to buy cars for 
only the following events:

PG 10: Heavy Weight.  The car must weigh at least 3850 pounds. There 
are only 9 cars over 3850 pounds in the game but you are not really 
limited to them because you can start with something a little 
lighter and add bigger wheels and body pieces to bring up the 
weight.  The Ferrari 612 Scaglietti 2005, 158,000 cr., is the 
fastest car that starts out above the weight minimum and you will 
have to race against one so you had better not have anything slower.  
I raced the Scaglietti the first time I played. On the other hand, 
the second time I played through the game, I chose the Mistsubishi 
GTO. 24,000 cr.   Even with a lot of upgrades it came out much 
cheaper than the Scaglietti and, because of the Forza 2 programmers 
prejudice against having RWD cars handle well, I had superior 
handling in the AWD GTO.  

Mfg 1: Volkswagen.  This can be your game starting car if you are 
based in Europe, as it was mine the first time I played.

Mfg 10: Club del Toro Furioso.  You can run any Lamborghini but you 
will have to buy it.  The Diablo GTR, 236,000 cr., is the fastest 
but I prefer a Murcielago for its all wheel drive.  I chose the 
basic Murcielago, 214,500 cr. The first time.  By the second time I 
played the game, I had Forza Platinum, the version with more cars 
available from the expansion packs.  The extra cars included the 
faster Murcielago LP 640 for 229,500 cr., so I used it instead.  
Both Murcielagos handle really well.

Riv. 2: Sport Compact.  Toyota Celica vs. Mitsubishi Eclipse.  The 
Toyota APR Performance Celica GTS 2003 is the fastest and best 
handling eligible car and you will have to race against one but, at 
103,500 cr., it also cost much more than the alternatives.  You can 
buy a Mitsubishi Eclipse GT 2006 for 13,500 cr. and upgrade it to 
beat the Toyota APR. That is what I did both times.

Reg 5: British Sports.  The event is limited to class A British 
sports cars.  You have to buy the TVR Tuscan for 172,000 cr. for the 
Fac 6 event and that is your car for here also.

Reg 9: North American R2.  This race is for North American R2 cars.  
If you are based in North America, you get Saleen #11 Graham Nash 
Motorsport S7RS R2 for reaching Level 45.  If you are based in 
Europe or Asia, you will have to buy a car.  You have a choice of 
several Corvettes or Saleens, all at 325,000 cr.  The Saleens have 
the edge. 

Fac 2: Ford Focus - Ford Focus SVT 2003 D 263 9,500 cr.  This can be 
your game starting car if you are based in North America.

Fac 4: Lotus Sport Exige - Lotus Exige 69,000 cr.

Fac 5: Honda NSX-R - Honda NSX-R 2005 B 637 94,000 cr.  Several 
Honda NSX Rs are available.  Be sure to buy the correct one.

Fac 6: TVR Tuscan S - TVR Tuscan S 172,000 cr.

Fac 7: Shelby Cobra - Shelby Cobra 180,000 cr.

Fac 8: Porsche 911 GT2 - Porsche 911 GT2, 203,500 cr.

Fac 9: Ferrari F430 - Ferrari F430 174,000 cr.

Fac 10: McLaren F1 - McLaren F1 GT 250,000 cr.









 
 
 
 
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