Watch Live: Gran Turismo FIA Online Championships 2020 Americas Regional Final [Spoilers]

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  1. GTPNewsWire

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  2. davidt33

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    What a line up. Can't wait to see Igor finally race again.

    BTW, thanks for the heads up @GTPNewsWire . I wouldn't have known about the event otherwise and would have missed it.
     
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  3. Stephen220378

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    How is Fraga even eligible? he's got to be considered a real racing driver.
     
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    Is there anything in the rules that disqualifies a driver from a professional race series? I haven't read all the details in the rules so that's an honest question.
     
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    Doubt it. I think they welcome it.

    Enjoying the show so far. :tup:
     
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    When's the Manufacturers Series?
     
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    Things that happen when North & South Americans race together...
     
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    Fantastic race from Carraza and Brooks they kept it clean and had interesting strategies,best part of the race.

    Way better audio mixing,thank you.

    Super GT felt more in sync with the crew,in Sardegna he was giving some good info.

    There were a few moments were Jimmy called Super GT and he didn't respond which was very funny.

    The closest championship finish by far PD hit gold with this race format,always entertaining.

    Fraga's performance is of someone that didn't have enough practice,he was way too rusty,he's way better than today.

    Sardegna 'A' is a weird track for finals it's narrow with few run offs,some drivers ended up crashing into each other,Fraga did this a few times and Nico Rubilar got bumped by a driver that was avoiding another car.

    I would prefer that grand finals are set in real world circuits.Spa was great for EMEA so Interlagos should be the final for Americas region.

    Can't wait for Cody Latkovski vs Emily Jones next week.
     
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    Great show. Every race was pretty good and close. The Americas field is strong top to bottom.

    A PX-7 group picture would look like a serious heavy metal band. :cool:;)
     
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    That'll be during the World Final. The races are December 5-6, but we don't know when the broadcast will be yet.
     
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    Interested to see how driver changes will happen
     
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    Congrats to Carrazza! Can't wait to see the Asia and Oceania finals!
     
  13. Famine

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    Apparently winning a World Tour is only equal to sixth place qualifier in EMEA and not qualifying in NCSA.

    Miyazono carries 3pt to the World Final for winning Sydney (Latkovski gets 2pt, Wong gets 1pt), which is what Blazsan got for sixth in the EMEA Regionals, and technically what Juan Hernadez would get for not qualifying in NCSA. Why not 3-2-1 for the regionals too - especially as there'll only be three ASOC qualifiers?

    I know Miyazono can get more if he places top three in ASOC (which does beg the question of how many points he carries if he places top eight but not top three, or what fourth carries if he places top three), but someone getting 2.5x as many points as him for winning one race at home compared to an actual entire World Tour is... silly.
     
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    "Am I the Champion of America?"

    Yes, Didico! Congrats! :cheers:

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    I don't really know myself, that's why I was asking as I don't think anyone else who takes part in the GT Series also races in real life anywhere near that level. You would think that there would be some rules in there that level the playing field a bit.
     
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    Well Fraga is either rusty, or he can't be bothered tryharding because he races in real life now.

    Also the penalties are still a joke. In the Laguna Gr.B race when Inostroza hit Bonelli, he got a 2 second penalty but Bonelli dropped back 3 seconds so it didn't even make a difference. Are these events at the mercy of the game's penalty system, or are there FIA stewards monitoring as well?

    Yeah I don't get it either. The level of competition is much higher in WT, and you have the added pressure of a live event.

    Either they should give 3/2/1 points to top 3 regional finals, or they should retroactively increase the WT points to something like 9/6/3 (tripled sounds about right given it's a combination of 3 regions).
     
  18. Adam41

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    The lack of penalties in EMEA was a joke and the penalties here were a joke. If I was hit off from the lead of a race like Bonelli was and the offender only awarded a 2 second penalty, I would have exploded.

    The in-game penalty system is turned off and stewards monitor it.
     
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