- SPORT MODE
- Opening of the Extra Stage Time Trial, Your Last Chance to Participate in the 'FIA Gran Turismo Championships' 2020 Series
From 15 October to 25 October, we will be hosting the Extra Stage of the ‘FIA Gran Turismo Championships’ 2020 Series. This is a Time Trial event where competitors will race for an additional chance to earn a spot in the Nations Cup Online Regional Finals.
Competitors who record times fast enough to meet the selection criteria for this Extra Stage will be able to progress to the Nations Cup Online Regional Finals, which are due to be held in November.
However, competitors who have already earned a place in the Online Regional Finals through Stages 1-3 of the Nations Cup 2020 Online Series will not be eligible for this selection. (A list of already qualified competitors will be published at a later date.)
■ 2020 Series Extra Stage Event Details
・Event name: 2020 Series Extra Stage
・Entry period: from Thursday, 15 October 15:00 JST to Sunday, 25 October 23:59 JST
・Entry method: Access the Time Trial from the 'Sports' mode
・Eligible vehicles: Red Bull X2019 Competition
・Track: Suzuka Circuit
・Tyres: Racing: Hard
・Penalty Settings ('Shortcut Penalty'): Weak
・Limit Driving Options: 'Countersteering Assistance' and 'Active Stability Management' prohibited
・Grip Reduction on Wet Track/Track Edge: Real
■ Online Regional Finals Selection Criteria from the Extra Stage Time Trial
・Europe/Middle East/Africa: Top 4 competitors
・North America: Top 2 competitors
・Central & South America: Top 2 competitors
・Asia: Top 3 competitors
・Oceania: Top 1 competitor
■ Online Regional Finals Selection Criteria from the Online Series Stages 1-3
|Online Regional Finals||Regions||From the 2020 Online Series||From the Extra Stage||Country Cap|
|EMEA||Europe/Middle East/Africa||Top 12 competitors||Top 4 competitors||Up to 3 competitors from the same country/territory|
|Americas||North America||Top 6 competitors||Top 2 competitors||Up to 6 competitors from the same country/territory|
|Central & South America||Top 6 competitors||Top 2 competitors||Up to 6 competitors from the same country/territory|
|Asia-Oceania||Asia||Top 9 competitors||Top 3 competitors||Up to 10 competitors from the same country/territory|
|Oceania||Top 3 competitors||Top 1 competitor||Up to 4 competitors from the same country/territory|
For the Nations Cup Online Regional Finals, there is a maximum number of competitors who can qualify from the same country/territory (a 'Country Cap'). The competitors selected from the Online Series Stage 1-3 will be included in the Region's Country Cap. Please refer to the table above for the Country Cap details.
For an updated overview of the Championships, please refer to the ‘FIA Certified Gran Turismo Championships 2020 Series Overview’ page.