Type in TOPDOWN as your name.
You'll have a GTA type view available to you.
You can also try these as names:
HANGOVER - makes things go a little hazy and blurred horizon.
REPEL - unknown effect
SKATES - double speed, brake, and grip.
DOUBLE - all tracks.
RUBBER - bouncy crashes.
CARTASTIC - all cars.
OUCH - battle mode.
MOVIE - silly crashes.
HIGHJUMP - low gravity.
SKINNY - wheels only view.
GIRDLE - higher decors and walls, side of road higher,
narrower roads and shortcomings amplified.
TIMEOUT - full championship distances.