the problem is the allowance of the weapons, i have tried a few times playing but it is rather frustrating when u have the lead for ages and then someone just shoots u. This needs to be taken out to allow the fun factor of an actual race and maybe good old
rockstar could try make a few hurdles along the route, also chariot or stage coach racing would of been a load of fun too
it depends at which time you want to race. I live in Germany and mostly I just find race partners at night - when US players are online.
The problem is: if you start a race with just one person it's very frustrating, so many gamers quit during a race (when they're losing :/) so you get no XP for the race. This is so childish, because you get so much XP just for taking place at a race, doesn't
matter if you lose or win. (1000-2000 XP, I'm not sure.)
I think shooting during the race is just annoying if someone does it ALL the time.