BMW M-Series, ’60’s American, RWD, and French Cars Featured in Latest GT6 Seasonal Events

June 4th, 2014 by Michael Leary


The latest Seasonal Events are now available in Gran Turismo 6, featuring four new events; two time trial events, and two drift trial events. This week’s challenges are exclusive to Rear-wheel drive, BMW’s M-series, 1960’s American cars, and French non-racing cars.

Events are contested with no more than 450PP with Comfort/Soft for the Rear-wheel drive Super Lap challenge, 500PP with Sports/Hard compounds or less for the ’60’s American Cars Super Lap challenge, and no formal limitations for the final two challenges featuring French non-racing cars and BMW’s M-series line of cars outside of the required Sports/Hard compounds or less for the latter challenge, as both are Drift Trials. Racers are to aim for the gold award in this week’s challenges.

This week’s challenges are as follows:

  • Rear-Wheel-Drive Non-Racing Car Super Lap: Apricot Hill Raceway
    Period of Availability: 06/04/2014 23:00 – 07/02/2014 23:00
    Gold: Cr.68,000  Silver: Cr.30,000  Bronze: Cr.15,000
    Gift: GT Metallic 010-W
  • ’60’s American Cars (non-racing) Super Lap: Circuit di Roma Reverse
    Period of Availability: 06/04/2014 23:00 – 07/02/2014 23:00
    Gold: Cr.85,000  Silver: Cr.35,000  Bronze: Cr.25,000
    Gift: Matte Dark Green
  • French Non-Racing Cars Drift Trial: London Reverse
    Period of Availability: 06/04/2014 23:00 – 07/02/2014 23:00
    Gold: Cr.65,000  Silver: Cr.28,000  Bronze: Cr.15,000
    Gift: GT Grey 001-N
  • BMW M-series Non-Racing Cars Drift Trial
    Period of Availability: 06/04/2014 23:00 – 07/02/2014 23:00
    Gold: Cr.77,000  Silver: Cr.35,000  Bronze: Cr.22,000
    Gift: GT Polarized 009-P

Note, in order to enter the Seasonal Events you must first acquire your National B license.

Be sure to stop by the new GT6 Seasonal Events forum for in-depth analysis and discussion, and tips and tricks.

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  1. Jun. 8, 1:37pm

    Easy golds for me this time. “’60′s American Cars (non-racing) Super Lap” gold in first try! :D

  2. Jun. 6, 3:50pm

    Even the allure of classic muscle isn’t enough to pull me back, PD.

    • Jun. 9, 10:58pm

      Okay, I lied, it was enough… My Z/28 begged me though.

  3. Jun. 6, 1:19pm

    While I do enjoy the super laps, i dont try any harder than bronze, there is little fun from beating times, I have seen countless times where i can shave seconds off a lap time if im trying to overtake someone.

  4. Jun. 5, 2:39pm

    New picture?

  5. Jun. 5, 12:12pm

    By the way….. The BMW drift trial is on Cape Ring North. Might want to mention that, @Terronium-12 ;)

  6. Jun. 5, 8:50am

    I really enjoy these super laps. Better than chasing the rabbit in the A-spec races.

    • Jun. 5, 10:26am

      Both modes are terrible.

    • Jun. 5, 10:29am

      Are you for real, this is supposed to be a racing game give me a rabbit to chase anytime. sadly this game seems to be all about running around tracks chasing your own tail, that’s progress for you .

  7. Jun. 5, 8:08am

    I’m waiting for events where I can overtake cars and get some good money in return: I still have three 20,000,000 cars left to buy. :)

  8. Jun. 5, 8:04am

    I guess the mad payouts from the Senna trials were good enough to sustain us? Well, if PD doesn’t want to bring back A-Spec seasonals, then that PP difference boost for payouts needs to come back. That way, I can get tons of cash from the Nurburgring 24 minutes, especially since I beat it with Senna’s 1983 WSR F3 car. Also, options for tire wear and fuel consumption needs to come to Aracde, as well as setting the number of opponents. I want to have my own private endurance races with 16 AI drivers on any difficulty setting. Choosing the type of cars they drive could be a fun addition too if it wasn’t so complicated to code. Finally, where is Interlagos, Seattle, and that new track (that I don’t know the name of) that was promised…in February?!?! Also, please bring American hypercars to GT6. That concludes my rant/wishlist.

  9. Jun. 5, 7:33am

    I honestly like drift trials. Drifting in gt is easy. Golding drift trials takes no effort. I just want a spec races back for a challenge. I also have trouble Golding super laps because I’m basically a Sunday driver.

  10. Jun. 5, 6:32am

    No surprise they stuck with crappy, low payout TT”S. You want more credits, buy them.

    • Jun. 5, 1:55pm

      10 million from Senna not enough for you?

  11. Jun. 5, 5:46am

    A-Spec events are needed with prize cars, maybe they are waiting till the new track comes, they may be planning A-Spec events on that, would make sense.

  12. Jun. 5, 5:26am


    Running a 60’s muscle car around a street circuit should be relatively fun. Going sideways in a souped-up M3 is quite the idea as well.

    The paints on offer look pretty nice and the payouts aren’t anything to moan over…

    Although they appear to be lazy and slack, you can’t accuse PDi of not working smart at least.

    • Jun. 5, 5:46am


  13. Jun. 5, 5:25am

    I hate drift trials. I’m sure they’re very popular with many people here, but I have zero interest in them. In fact, I don’t do ANY of the drifting events in GT6 (except I believe early in the game I was forced to do one, unless I’m mistaken…) I can’t imagine that people would actually PREFER drift trials over actual driving challenges.

    • Jun. 5, 6:22am

      I’m not too fond of drifting either, but I want that paint chip, they payout is good, and if you don’t normally drift it’s usually a decent challenge. Just pointing out some of the positives.

    • Jun. 5, 10:08am

      Agree, It may be a popular sport in some places and for some fans but I just don’t see it as racing. Driving – Yes, Racing-No. Just my opinion.

    • Jun. 5, 11:00pm

      Define racing lol.

  14. Jun. 5, 4:19am

    Worryingly this is just what we got on GT5 with 2 time and 2 drift. I’m afraid I got so fed up with drift trials on GT5 I don’t bother with them on GT6. In my opinion if you want to drift, go play NFS or something stupid like that. GT drifting doesn’t even work that well, or the points system doesn’t anyhow. I’ll do the time trials, but I would like to see some new challenges come up. Something I’d like to see is an event where there is one AI in a slow car half way around a track, then using a faster car you have to try and catch and overtake it, that in my mind would be good. There are other events they couls try too, I’m sure they have more ideas then time and drift trials and I for one would like to see them.

    • Jun. 5, 5:25am
      Magic Ayrton

      I agree, the payout is so low too that there is no incentive whatsoever to do these, most times you have to buy cars costing more than the reward.

    • Jun. 5, 10:09am

      Agree completely

    • Jun. 5, 11:02pm

      Pretty sure most of the people that drift on GT dont do the seasonals to actually drift, they do it just for the payout since the scoring is beyond inaccurate and does not define “drifting”. Dont see where the “If you want to drift go play NFS” statement is coming from.

    • Jun. 6, 4:42am

      Well NFS and some other driving games encourage drifting as a fast way round corners, whereas GT doesn’t because it is accurate and realistic, that’s all I was implying. Also, I can think of better ways offline to make money than drift trial seasonals.

  15. Jun. 5, 2:43am

    At least itssomething to get me away from rounds 2,3&4 gt academy and the last 3 senna tts. Im about to lose my mind trying to gold them.
    Even though I think drifting is about as stupid as it gets it gives me 4 new events to gold in probobly1/2 hr. and thats a 1/2 hr. away from senna and gt academy, Ill take it.

    • Jun. 5, 3:07am

      widy201 drifting stupid?
      because you can’t drift
      very smart guy

    • Jun. 5, 5:47am

      @wudy201 – You can’t gold the Senna events? Dude, no offense, but you suck at driving. It seems racing’s just not your thing.

    • Jun. 5, 7:24am

      @Croatian_STIG really? No offense? come on now.

    • Jun. 5, 1:33pm

      keep trying man, you’ll get it. dont get mad it makes you over drive, well for me anyway lol @riverflow, he never said he couldnt do it. learn to read. @Croation_STIG…we are playing a game, its not driving. he could very well be a good driver. also, THERE IS ALWAYS SOMEONE BETTER THAN YOU, so stop talking like you are some expert master racer and stop insulting ppl to make yourself feel better about yourself. stay classy, tough guy.

  16. Jun. 5, 12:31am

    Super Laps? I think we were done with these. GT5 is down now; this doesn’t take any development or any crap like that. There is no excuse of why they can’t put some A-Spec events up…

    • Jun. 5, 3:18am

      Give them one more week Husky, hopefully they will alternate between A-spec and time trials like they did in GT5. They were due for time trials this week so I wasn’t expecting anything other than time trials.

    • Jun. 5, 3:40am

      Exactly Legless, the impatience of some…

    • Jun. 5, 5:39am

      @MeanElf: Impatience? The game hs been out for 7 months without a single A-spec style seasonal event. Are you saying we should wait another 7 months?

    • Jun. 5, 5:50am

      @Lewis_Hamilton_ – Please note that we all had A-spec seasonals in GT5 up until server shutdown, so now that we don’t anymore, I’m sure PD is working on them for GT6.

    • Jun. 5, 10:23am

      How can someone be accusing of impatience? How hard can it be for PD to put up some A-Spec events? I’m sure all it takes is a couple if clicks here and there! Probably even easier than TT since there is no need for calculating the goal times! Of course I don’t know how they do it, but I have a feeling I’m totally right.

      If they are not doing it is because they don’t want to. And you’ll see that if they eventually do it, they will come up with some stupidity (other than the dumb A.I) that will make the A-Spec events as lame as the TT.

  17. Jun. 5, 12:10am
    Forester XT

    I want to race other cars!

    • Jun. 5, 3:41am

      Arcade will do that for you. Professional level, a low number of laps will make it a challenge.

  18. Jun. 5, 12:05am

    Well, 2 drift events… that’s cool!

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