Twin Ring Motegi Now Available in GT Academy 2012, Final Round Begins!

GT Academy 276 June 10, 2012 by

The final rounds of competition are now available in the GT Academy 2012 mini-game, including the all-important, final time trial challenge, which takes place at Polyphony Digital’s newly-remodeled Twin Ring Motegi circuit!

As most of you know, Twin Ring Motegi was not included in Gran Turismo 5, and has not been seen in a Gran Turismo title since Gran Turismo PSP was released in 2009. Hints at the presence of the track’s inclusion in the GT Academy 2012 mini-game popped up shortly after the competition went live last month and were closely followed by more high-resolution screenshots.

If you can’t get to your PlayStation, watch a full lap of the East Short Course below:

Here’s a closer look at the new time trial challenges, which are available to all players around the world:

Round 7 – Nissan GT-R Black edition Tuned Car (GT Academy) ’12

  1. Nürburgring ‘Adenau – Forest’
  2. Blind Combined Corners on the London City Course
  3. Continuous Blind Corners on the ‘Côte d’Azur’ Course
  4. Sarthe Circuit ‘Porsche Curve’
  5. Nürburgring; Wet Conditions

Round 8 – 370Z Tuned Car (GT Academy) ’08

  1. Mid Speed Corner; Speed Control
  2. Blind Corners at Night
  3. Continuous Corners; Maintaining Stability
  4. Spa-Francorchamps ‘Eau Rouge’ – ‘Les Combes’
  5. Twin Ring Motegi East Short Course Time Trial

The fastest players in the final time trial challenge, Round 8-5, from each participating region, will be invited to their respective regional finals. Check your local gran-turismo.com website for the official rules and registration forms which apply to your country.

As previously announced, the in-game prizes acquired in the GT Academy 2012 mini-game will become available in Gran Turismo 5 on July 4th.

Be sure to stop by our GT Academy 2012 forum for more hints, tips, and discussions with your fellow competitors. Good luck to all GTPlanet members!

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