Addition of the Sarthe Circuit and Group C Cars: The Gran Turismo Sport May Update
We will introduce a new update (1.19) for Gran Turismo Sport in May 2018.
Its details are as follows:
1. Addition of an information registration feature to the Sport Mode
A player information registration feature has been added to the Sport Mode. Those who enter their locale information here will be able to see a local ranking list in the Championship Point Rankings.
2. Three events added to the GT League of Campaign Mode.
Group 4 Cup (Beginner League)
You'll find plenty of power and excellent handling in these Group 4 races.
World Hatchback Championship (Amateur League)
A race for hatchbacks; cars with an upward opening hatch in the rear.
Lamborghini Cup (Professional League)
A festival of raging bulls. A race event just for Lamborghini.
In addition, Clio Cup (Beginner League), FR Challenge + (Amateur League), F1500 Championship (Professional League) and Gr.1 Prototype Endurance Series (Endurance League) now contain new rounds that have been added.
3. New Cars Including Legendary Group C Machines
Fiat 500 F '68 (N100)
Jaguar XJR-9 '88 (Gr.1)
Lamborghini Miura P400 Bertone Prototype CN.0706 '67 (N400)
Sauber Mercedes C9 '89 (Gr.1)
Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IV GSR '96 (N300)
Nissan R92CP '92 (Gr.1)
Renault Sport Mégane Trophy '11 (Gr.4)
Renault Sport Clio R.S. 220 EDC Trophy '16 (N200)
Subaru BRZ S '15 (N200)
4. The addition of the Sarthe Circuit, the stage of the famed 24 hour race
Circuit de la Sarthe (With Chicane / No Chicane)
Total Length: 13,629m Elevation Change: 37.3m Number of Turns: 38 Longest Straight: 1,679m (With Chicane)
This is a circuit located in the City of Le Mans in Western France. It is famous as the host circuit for what is considered one of the 3 greatest races in the world, the Le Mans 24 Hour Race. Since its opening in 1923, the circuit has been the stage for many famous battles throughout the years. It also happens to be one of the highest paced tracks in the world, truly putting the aerodynamics of racing machines to the test. In addition to the modern layout including a chicane with a total length of 13.6km, the old chicaneless layout is also included. Experience the battle of aerodynamic performance on the original 5.7km straight.
5. Various Other Updates
New spots have been added to the special ‘Le Mans’ Scapes section
We have added “Fiat” to Europe > Italy, and related spots have been added to Porsche.
Dragon Trail - Gardens has been added to the Circuit Experience.
There are many other features/corrections and improvements planned in this update. We hope you will enjoy the ever-evolving world of Gran Turismo Sport.