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The "Gran Turismo World Series" 2022 Manufacturers Cup - Test Season 2 Begins

The "Gran Turismo World Series" 2022 Nations Cup - Test Season 2 will take place from March 31 to April 18. Players who wish to participate in the Manufacturers Cup must first sign a "Manufacturer Affiliation Contract" in-game before entering.

IMPORTANT

For the 2022 Series, our official online championship on Gran Turismo 7 will be called the "Gran Turismo World Series" (GTWS), with the Manufacturer Series now called the Manufacturers Cup. It will feature a new format that divides players into three divisions based on their Driver Ratings. We will announce further details about the upcoming World Series at the end of the Test Season.

Event details and schedule for each Round of the Gran Turismo World Series 2022 Manufacturers Cup - Test Season 2 are as follows:

1. Race Schedule and Entry Slots (Americas Region)

・Round 1-3: 13:00, 14:00, 15:00, 16:00, 17:00 PST (five races total.)
・Round 4-6: 15:00, 16:00, 17:00, 18:00, 19:00 PST (five races total.)
・Round 7-9: 17:00, 18:00, 19:00, 20:00, 21:00 PST (five races total.)

Please note that all race times are server-based on UTC time zone. With Daylight Savings Time in certain regions during the Test Season, please check the in-game race schedule for the proper starting times.

2. Effective Points

At the end of Round 9, the points from the best seven rounds will count towards the final score. Please note, while players may join multiple race slots in a championship, only the points from the last race will count.

3. The GTWS 2022 Manufacturers Cup - Test Season 2 Race Schedule

Round 1: March 31, 2022
 - Category: Gr.3
 - BoP/Tuning Forbidden: On
 - Car Settings: Specified
 - Track: Nürburgring Ring 24h Layout
 - Qualifying Time: 13 Minutes
 - Fuel Consumption Rate (Qualifying): Off | Tire Wear Rate (Qualifying): Off 
 - No. of Laps: 3
 - Fuel Consumption Rate (Final): 4x | Tire Wear Rate (Final): 2x

Round 2: April 2, 2022
 - Category: Gr.4
 - BoP/Tuning Forbidden: On
 - Car Settings: Specified
 - Track: Kyoto Driving Park - Yamagiwa
 - Qualifying Time: 10 Minutes
 - Fuel Consumption Rate (Qualifying): Off | Tire Wear Rate (Qualifying): Off 
 - No. of Laps: 15
 - Fuel Consumption Rate (Final): 1x | Tire Wear Rate (Final): 1x

Round 3: April 4, 2022
 - Category: Gr.3
 - BoP/Tuning Forbidden: On
 - Car Settings: Specified
 - Track: Interlagos - Full Course
 - Qualifying Time: 10 Minutes
 - Fuel Consumption Rate (Qualifying): Off | Tire Wear Rate (Qualifying): Off 
 - No. of Laps: 19
 - Fuel Consumption Rate (Final): 1x | Tire Wear Rate (Final): 3x

Round 4: April 8, 2022
 - Category: Gr.4
 - BoP/Tuning Forbidden: On
 - Car Settings: Specified
 - Track: High Speed Ring - Full Course
 - Qualifying Time: 10 Minutes
 - Fuel Consumption Rate (Qualifying): Off | Tire Wear Rate (Qualifying): Off 
 - No. of Laps: 18
 - Fuel Consumption Rate (Final): 1x | Tire Wear Rate (Final): 1x

Round 5: April 10, 2022
 - Category: Gr.3
 - BoP/Tuning Forbidden: On
 - Car Settings: Specified
 - Track: Tokyo Expressway - East Clockwise
 - Qualifying Time: 10 Minutes
 - Fuel Consumption Rate (Qualifying): Off | Tire Wear Rate (Qualifying): Off 
 - No. of Laps: 12
 - Fuel Consumption Rate (Final): 3x | Tire Wear Rate (Final): 2x

Round 6: April 12, 2022
 - Category: Gr.4
 - BoP/Tuning Forbidden: On
 - Car Settings: Specified
 - Track: Fuji Speedway - Full Course
 - Qualifying Time: 10 Minutes
 - Fuel Consumption Rate (Qualifying): Off | Tire Wear Rate (Qualifying): Off 
 - No. of Laps: 15
 - Fuel Consumption Rate (Final): 1x | Tire Wear Rate (Final): 1x

Round 7: April 14, 2022
 - Category: Gr.3
 - BoP/Tuning Forbidden: On
 - Car Settings: Specified
 - Track: Monza Circuit - Full Course
 - Qualifying Time: 10 Minutes
 - Fuel Consumption Rate (Qualifying): Off | Tire Wear Rate (Qualifying): Off 
 - No. of Laps: 16
 - Fuel Consumption Rate (Final): 1x | Tire Wear Rate (Final): 3x

Round 8: April 16,2022
 - Category: Gr.4
 - BoP/Tuning Forbidden: On
 - Car Settings: Specified
 - Track: Autodrome Lago Maggiore - West End
 - Qualifying Time: 10 Minutes
 - Fuel Consumption Rate (Qualifying): Off | Tire Wear Rate (Qualifying): Off 
 - No. of Laps: 20
 - Fuel Consumption Rate (Final): 7x | Tire Wear Rate (Final): 1x

Round 9: April 18, 2022
 - Category: Gr.3
 - BoP/Tuning Forbidden: On
 - Car Settings: Specified
 - Track: Daytona International Speedway - Road Course
 - Qualifying Time: 10 Minutes
 - Fuel Consumption Rate (Qualifying): Off | Tire Wear Rate (Qualifying): Off 
 - No. of Laps: 16
 - Fuel Consumption Rate (Final): 3x | Tire Wear Rate (Final): 2x


Please note that competition schedules and regulations may still be subject to changes.