Gran Turismo 7 Weekly Challenges: It’s Good to be King

This week’s new set of Gran Turismo 7 Weekly Challenges is starting to roll out around the globe, becoming available at midnight Thursday in your local time zone, with five new events to tackle over the next seven days and bonus rewards for doing so.

The five events this week include a Special Event, created specifically for the Weekly Challenges this week — although the game is crying out for them to be added permanently — with the return of the Plymouth Superbird in a one-make event.

It’s a four-lap race for the enormous muscle car around the Laguna Seca circuit, and you can use the car in any state of tune. That even means you can use an engine-swapped car, although there’s not a lot of benefit to doing so and the 70,000cr prize money means we’d not make any special effort — but if you happen to have a spare Hellcat ticket, why not?

Two races for road cars mark the lowest-paying events this week. That starts with the European Sunday Cup 500 race at the National layout of Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, for which you’ll need any road car from any European manufacturer. There’s no Performance Point (PP) limit here, but at just 25,000cr for victory we’d just grab a fun, standard car for the two-lap race.

Similarly the American FR Challenge 550 requires a road car from any US manufacturer, with the added proviso of being front-engined and rear-wheel drive. There’s again no PP limit, and it’s a three-lap race around the short course at Watkins Glen so prioritize handling over speed if you want the 32,000cr winnings.

You can select any car of any type in any state of tune for the World Touring Car 600 race at Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps, so long as it doesn’t exceed the 600PP limit. We’d recommend power and aerodynamic grip over mechanical for the four-lap race, with 80,000cr the reward for victory.

Lastly there’s a World Touring Car 800 race at the Daytona Road Course. Again there’s a PP limit — 800PP — naturally, but also a requirement to use Racing Tires. The race features some high tire wear and fuel consumption multipliers in this race, for which a Gr.3 car is best suited, and managing both effectively will net you the 154,000cr prize for first place.

There’s no random chance to this week’s completion rewards, which are all fixed-value credit tickets. Completing one event awards a 100,000cr ticket, with a 200,000cr ticket for three, and a 500,000cr ticket for the complete sweep of all five. That means a total of 1.34m credits if you can net the clean race bonus in all five events too.

You’ll need to have completed GT Cafe Menu Book 39 and watched the ending movie in order to have access to the Weekly Challenges. The events update at midnight local time on Thursday evenings/Friday mornings, so we’d expect the next set on the morning of Friday April 19.

Gran Turismo 7 Weekly Challenges April Week 2:

  • Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya National – European Sunday Cup 500
    • Number of Laps: 2
    • Restrictions: Road Car, Europe
    • Win Reward: 25,000cr
  • Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps – World Touring Car 600
    • Number of Laps: 4
    • Restrictions: ≤600PP
    • Win Reward: 80,000cr
  • Daytona Road Course – World Touring Car 800
    • Number of Laps: 10
    • Restrictions: ≤800PP, Racing Tires
    • Win Reward: 154,000cr
  • Watkins Glen Short Course – American FR Challenge 550
    • Number of Laps: 3
    • Restrictions: Road Car, USA, FR
    • Win Reward: 32,000cr
  • WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca – Special Event
    • Number of Laps: 4
    • Restrictions: Plymouth Superbird ’70
    • Win Reward: 70,000cr


  • Complete 1 event: 100,000cr Ticket
  • Complete 3 events: 200,000cr Ticket
  • Complete 5 events: 500,000cr Ticket

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