TOYOTA GAZOO Racing has announced that the finals of the GR Supra GT Cup for PlayStation®*14 (PS4®) will be held at the 46th Tokyo Motor Show 2019.
The GR Supra＊2 has a following on the Gran Turismo Sport＊3, published by Sony Interactive Entertainment, with approximately 430,000 players＊4 having purchased the car. The GR Supra GT Cup, an e-Motor Sports tournament that started in April, has also proved popular, receiving approximately 26,000 entries＊5.
The top three drivers at the finals are scheduled to be invited to the TOYOTA GAZOO Racing FESTIVAL, which will take place at Fuji Speedway in early December.
As co-events of the finals of the GR Supra GT Cup at the 46th Tokyo Motor Show 2019, two e-Motor Sports events will also be held: the fifth World Tour live event of the ‘FIA Gran Turismo World Championship’ 2019 Series and E-motorsports All-Japan U18 Inter-Prefectural Championship.
- ＊1 ”PlayStation” is a registered trademark of Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc. “PS4” is a trademark of the same company.
- ＊2 Name used for marketing and other promotional communications
- ＊3 © 2019 Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc. Developed by Polyphony Digital Inc. "Gran Turismo" logos are registered trademarks or trademarks of Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc.
- ＊4 As of June 15, 2019
- ＊5 For Rounds 1 to 5 of the GR Supra GT Cup
Overview of the GR Supra GT Cup Finals
|Date||October 26, 2019 (times to be confirmed)|
|Location||MEGA STAGE, 1F City Showcase, MEGA WEB|
|Overview||A total of 24 top drivers＊6 will be selected from among the five FIA Gran Turismo Championship Regions; drivers will be ranked according to their best five finishes in Rounds 1 to 13.|
|Breakdown of participants||Region||Number of participants (scheduled)|
|Europe, Middle East, and Africa||10|
|Central & South America||3|
- ＊6 Drivers aged 18 years or younger must be accompanied by a parent or guardian
In addition, TOYOTA GAZOO Racing will host a GR Supra GT Cup Exhibition Match on June 21, from 12:30 to 14:00 (CEST), held at the special stage during the 24 Hours of Nürburgring Endurance Race. The event will be broadcasted at the TOYOTA GAZOO Racing official website detailed below:
Trackside Talk 2
Time: 12:30-13:00(CEST) / 19:30-20:00(JST)
Contents: A talk show presented by Kazunori Yamauchi (producer of the Gran Turismo series) and Tetsuya Tada (chief engineer of the GR Supra)
GR Supra GT Cup Exhibition Match
Time: 13:00-14:00(CEST) / 20:00-21:00(JST)
Contents: An exhibition match featuring 12 leading drivers: three Team Toyota drivers; three Team Lexus drivers; the top three drivers from Europe, and the top drivers from the Oceania, North America, and Central & South America regions
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