Outline of the GR Supra GT Cup Announced

Outline of the GR Supra GT Cup Announced

11.04.2019: —WHO IS THE FASTEST SUPRA DRIVER?— TOYOTA GAZOO Racing (TGR) announces the outline of the GR Supra GT Cup, that is the first global one-make race in the Gran Turismo Sport for PlayStation®*14 (PS4®).

—WHO IS THE FASTEST SUPRA DRIVER?—



TOYOTA GAZOO Racing (TGR) announces the outline of the GR Supra GT Cup, that is the first global one-make race in the Gran Turismo Sport for PlayStation®*14 (PS4®).

 



From this year, by involving e-motorsports as one of the pillars of TGR motorsports activities, we are actively working to make motorsports and sport cars more accessible and enjoyable across generations and around the world. We hope that many more Gran Turismo drivers will experience the GR Supra*2 and that we can obtain their feedback and evaluation of the GR Supra, to enhance the real Supra in the coming years.



*1    “PlayStation” is a registered trademark of Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc. “PS4” is a trademark of the same company.


© 2019 Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc. Developed by Polyphony Digital Inc. “Gran Turismo” logos are registered trademarks or trademarks of Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc.


*2    Name used for marketing and other promotional communications.




GR Supra GT Cup Outline


Race name   
GR Supra GT Cup

Event period 
   April–October 2019


Event location  
  Preliminary rounds: online, across the world (13 rounds)


Final:
an event will be held at the Tokyo Motor Show in October (Tokyo)


Participation requirements 
   Owner of the Gran Turismo Sport for PS4® and PS4® software  and also a GR Supra owner on the Gran Turismo.; participants Participants must be six years old or older*3


*3 Under the laws of the participating countries, even if participants are in the top qualifying rounds online, those who are under the age of 13 years may not be able to participate in the final (real event).




Schedule  Round    Date    Course Preliminary

rounds    Rd. 1    27-Apr    Fuji International Speedway (Japan)
    Rd. 2    4-May    Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya (Spain)
    Rd. 3    11-May    Blue Moon Bay Speedway (U.S.A.)
    Rd. 4    18-May    Circuit de La Sarthe (France)
    Rd. 5    25-May    The Nürburgring (Germany)
    Rd. 6    29-Jun    Red Bull Ring (Austria)
    Rd. 7    6-Jul    Autódromo De Interlagos (Brazil)
    Rd. 8    13-Jul    Mount Panorama (Australia)
    Rd. 9    27-Jul    Tokyo Expressway: South Inner loop (Japan)
    Rd. 10    3-Aug    Willow Springs International Raceway: Big Willow (U.S.A.)
    Rd. 11    10-Aug    L’Autodromo Nazionale di Monza (Italy)
    Rd. 12    17-Aug    Suzuka Circuit (Japan)
    Rd. 13    7-Sep    The Nürburgring (Germany)
Finals    Final round    Late October    TBD



*Schedule and course are subject to change.




Start time (differs according to the five regions below)


Asia    19:00 (JST)
Oceania    16:00 (AEST) 18:00 (NZST)
Europe/Middle East/Africa    16:00 (UTC)
North America    14:00 (PDT) 17:00 (EDT)
Central/South America    18:00 (BRT) 16:00 (CDT, Mexico)




* Rd.4, Rd.5 and Rd.13 will be start 30 minutes before the above times. Start time is subject to change.



Also, entries for each race will open 15 minutes before the start of each race at “sports mode” of the Gran Turismo SPORT.





- TGR also photo

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