NASCAR Featured in Latest GT5 Seasonal Event Challenges


The latest Seasonal Events are now available in Gran Turismo 5, featuring a series of four expert level racing events exclusive to NASCAR, with no more than 650PP and no better than Racing/Hard compounds or less.

This week’s challenges are as follows:

  • 650PP NASCAR Challenge: Tokyo Route 246 / 6 Laps
    Period of Availability: 2014/04/23 03:00 –
    1st: Cr.469,000  2nd: Cr.257,950  3rd: Cr.187,600
  • 650PP NASCAR Challenge: Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca / 6 Laps
    Period of Availability: 2014/04/23 03:00 –
    1st: Cr.478,388  2nd: Cr.263,113  3rd: Cr.191,355
  • 650PP NASCAR Challenge: Sarthe Circuit 2009 / 2 Laps
    Period of Availability: 2014/04/23 03:00 –
    1st: Cr.472,742  2nd: Cr.260,008  3rd: Cr.193,097
  • 650PP NASCAR Challenge: Spa Francorchamps / 6 Laps
    Period of Availability: 2014/04/23 03:00 –
    1st: Cr.457,976  2nd: Cr.251,087  3rd: Cr.183,190

Note the “Performance Difference Bonus” applies, so more credits will be awarded for using a slower car below the maximum allowed PP value.

The game’s Online Car Dealership has also been updated with new inventory. As always, stop by our GT5 Seasonal Events forum for more analysis and discussion!

GT5 Photomode image by Dorfmeister.

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Comments (7)

  1. mercgoat

    Anyone else get the 90 second looked at the screen the wrong way penalty? The penalty system better be better in 6 because this is unacceptable and someone should be punched multiple times for this complete lack of competence.

    1. KimiHR

      I really doubt that GT5 Seasonal events are a problem for Seasonal Events in GT6. My opinion is that to create a racing event in the GT6 is currently the biggest problem is the stupid AI. With this AI Poliphony simply can not make a good event. Also, there are other problems that Gran Turismo 6 have; tire wear, entries in the pit, problems with sounds and graphics on some tracks, etc.

      Today we get a new GT5 A-Spec NASCAR event with four races (other they have five races), and 3 Time Trial event for GT6, a total of seven individual events, the usual eighth.
      Next week we will receive only one Time and Drift Trial event in GT5, and Gran Turismo 6 is unlikely to be nothing, then only two events. Why?

      OK, maybe the problem partly lies in the fact that GT5 still have 40 active A and B-Spec Events, plus TT and DT. But I think it’s not the only reason

    2. Swagger897

      That doesn’t change the fact that in 5 you make nearly 100x more credits (with 200% login and pp) than we currently can in 6

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