New “Supercar Festival” GT5 Seasonal Event Now Available

May 26th, 2011 by Jordan

Another new Seasonal Event has been added to Gran Turismo 5: the “Supercar Festival”. Open to all cars up to 700PP (with no tire restrictions), get ready to bring out some of your biggest guns for these five new races:

  • Tokyo R246 (5 laps)
  • Tsukuba Circuit (8 laps)
  • Trial Mountain (5 laps)
  • SS Route 5 (5 laps)
  • Eifel Circuit 104A (5 laps)

As of writing, the Online Car Dealership has not been updated to include cars for this event. Thanks to all of you who sent this in so quickly!

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  1. Best car to use?

  2. I made over 3million credits doing this I used the fuari concept on the tokyo track and I won normally by up to 15seconds

  3. lldantell

    Red bull x1seasonal event next with the nurburgring circuit lasarthe suzuka eiger nordwand and autumn ring

  4. tw34kfr34k

    I’m wondering if this is the ‘big’ update thats being hold back?
    or is there something bigger coming up?
    i sure hope so :D

  5. I’m seriously about to do this in the 96 Elise rm. Now that we’re getting online races for the ones we care about, i see no reason for pd to include anymore ingame races.

    Say, since im b-specing Le mans(5 hours through), what cars do show up?

  6. adramire25

    I don’t like any of those tracks, I am not a big fan of the fictitious tracks only real life track is Tsukuba.

  7. Kaz should make the seasonal events available as online events that we could enter.

  8. bonesawtx

    On 5 lame tracks. While Monza, Nurburg, La Sarthe Daytona Road Course collect dust. game will remain in closet.

    • TurboProp

      Agree on track selection, trial mountain is decent and that’s it.

    • HKS racer

      Just 5 tracks, simply not enough! PD why avoid people to run their Supercars at the Northschleife, Monza, La Sarthe, Daytona, Indianapolis, Laguna Seca… ??? That’s LAME PD as always.

  9. spikeyhairdude

    Now I must say that is the best picture I have ever seen. Looks so perfect.

  10. Great work PD with another fantastic seasonal roundup! The A.I. actually put up a good fight with my cars. I’m hoping for NASCAR or a revised Like The Wind seasonal next.

  11. Muscle, Trucks, and K cars are done, now it’s supercars. Great! How about the Tuners? :D

    • I think PD are slowly working their way through the original A spec events…so hopefully the tuners might be next. :)

  12. maxitsu

    nice, But i am still waiting to race LONG races whit tyre/fuel changes.

    And/or on tracks that usual don’t gest used. (like SS7, London, reversed tracks, Top Gear) or long races whit tracks that almost aren’t used i offline A-spec (Eiger Norwand short, Indiana road course, daytona road course, Autumn Ring, Côte d’Azur)

  13. good to see their on the ball with the events, thanks PD

  14. Good seasonal… My Veyron was very happy destroying the competition in this one :)

    However, I’m still waiting for PD to give us a new race in Monte Carlo ¬¬

  15. II-zOoLoGy-II

    Too busy playing DiRT 3 to care.

  16. Amac500

    What’s with the japenese tracks in a super car festival? Do they even have an legit super cars? It should be mostly European tracks, like Monza, Nurburg, and Madrid. Then throw in Laguna Seca and some where else.

    • Montecarlo… this seasonal would have been excellent with a race in Montecarlo… but it seems PD forgot they put the track in the game _-_

  17. dojOdRiFTeR

    cool just wish they give us a dlc

  18. gast1976

    already made…… good races except the last one…(eiffel)

  19. tejsodi

    What is the best car to use for this event?

  20. I just wish they would give us some longer races, double or triple the laps.

  21. jamesinspain

    Just got gold in my Caterham, very satisfying!

  22. NoxNoctisUmbra

    I prefer low PP races. But this will do as well!

  23. Mmmmmm, super cars. Not gonna be good for grinding though! Doh!

    • Why wouldn’t a Supercar seasonal be good for grinding? The races don’t seem that long but pay lots. Are you worried about using up your supercars and needing to overhaul?

      To keep these seasonals interesting I usually don’t use my best car. I try to win it a few times with slower cars since they pay well even if you don’t get 1st. If I can’t win with a certain car I try one that is a little faster. I try to use just enough car to win it instead of one that is overkill.

    • Grinding these events works great. 8 laps at Tsukuba in a winning car go by in under 8 minutes and pay $141k for $17,625/min. In A-spec events the most generous payout is High Speed Ring in Turbo Sports and it pays $12,000/min. Looks like I’ll be able to afford a F2007 faster than I thought.

  24. SmileyOr1

    Sounds like fun!

    I wish I could run my bobs again :(

    Seems I can’t log in on any regularity to run the widget or from the website manually.

    I have enough cars in teh 700 PP range already though! :D

  25. WannaRace1

    Experience points still low on these races?

  26. Nice event but no drift? omg /cry /cry /cry

  27. gren1414

    Nice payouts. I need the credits.

  28. TurboProp

    Goody, can’t wait, I just love Tsukuba…again…with a super car (kind of like a Cobra on a go-kart track. Someone that works at PD, his Uncle must own Tsukuba or has a life-time membership. Maybe, KY was born in a Datsun in the parking lot outside of Tsukuba, that would explain a lot.

    Oh well, look on the bright side. Coulda’ been 25 laps at Tsukuba in a midget…

  29. praggia

    is that all ??? a new seasonal event???? WTF

    • suntoucher

      yes, its not what we all hope for, but i think they will bring a proper update when the network is back up 100% fingers crossed old chap.

  30. Tokyo R246 was supposed to read Cr.148,300

  31. Just in time for me to ignite the BMW McLaren F1 GTR Race Car ’97. Thank you PD, I do look forward to major major DLC soon?

  32. sind3ntosca

    Guys… I still cannot Sign In to PSN Network…. O.o still on maintenance… aaaa!!! WHy oh why?

  33. Tonnie 073

    Does anybody know the payouts?

    • Tokyo R246 – Cr.148,3000
      Tsukuba – Cr.141,000
      Trial Mountain – Cr.143,900
      SS Route 5 – Cr.149,200
      Eifel 104A – Cr.163.500

    • Stigsblackcousin

      Sweet, because I need money!!

    • The seasonals seem to pay ore and more each time…

  34. HumanDestroyah

    Great seasonals! The AI was a challenge for me on this one. I’m looking forward to what the OCD will bring to our doorsteps.

  35. Crang08

    Same s**t, different day. Yawn zzzzz

  36. Brad Kinder

    I did one race, but I realized that they still won’t let you play it simulation style with tire wear on. So I’m going to pass on the seasonal events yet again.

  37. Ginge76

    Sweet I have been waiting to do some serious races with my production super cars

  38. Alshehry2009

    I love GT5

  39. COOLfiat

    What are the payouts?

  40. HKS racer

    Well, better late than never, finally they did it!

  41. axletramp

    Good news! If we can run anything up to 700 PP then I can see a ‘giant killer’ challenge coming on…

  42. S.Kobayashi

    What range of PP is the AI in? Can you do this in stock supercars?

    • Ginge76

      You would be better off modifying the stock cars asthey might nit be powerful enuff

  43. The R!CE Guy

    I had a gut feeling a supercar event was coming :D

  44. Maxiboy

    Just finished all of them (sick day FTW!) and you get about $140,000ish per race. I did it with a Mclaren MP412C with 700hp, but you could do it with something a bit slower without too much hassle.

  45. blootmens

    Somebody knows how much you can earn per race?

  46. Jon mason

    Now I can’t wait to get home from work. Makes a nice change that the first four comments are positive. Now I’ve just got to decide what car to run. Mclaren I think. Maybe if I win then it will bring mclaren luck at Monaco this weekend

    • This comment stinks! When is Jon gonna give us REAL comments, and not these stupid positive ones no one wants. And it should be longer. How about more detailed words? When is Jon going to update those? And more periods, need MORE periods, REAL periods, not just generic periods ported over from his last comment. AND WHY CAN’T WE CHANGE THE FONT? STUPID FONT CHIPS! AAAARRRRGGGH!. OMG, I HATE JON! I’m selling my site login info. This is crap.

    • Erm….someone’s got issues, lol

    • Rob Haswell

      I was hoping there’d be a Monaco race this week in honour

    • Dr.Boss.

      McLaren… nooooo, i’m hoping for a Renault upset (though its not going to happen). Too bad Kubica is done. My money is on RedBull, though; as long as Vettel bests Hamilton i will be happy with any result.

    • Nice one, Joe.

    • are you on drugs joe? :p

  47. Dorfmeister

    Very cool!

  48. nostuner03


  49. Great news!

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