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Gran Turismo World Series 2022 Manufacturers Cup – Test Season 2 Schedule

The ‘Gran Turismo World Series’ (GTWS) 2022 Nations Cup – Test Season 2 from 31 March to 18 April. 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, the official online Championship hosted within Gran Turismo 7 will be known as the ‘Gran Turismo World Series’ (GTWS). Additionally, the ‘Manufacturer Series’ will be renamed as ‘Manufacturers Cup’ and will encompass a new league format with players divided into three divisions based on their respective Driver Rating. 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 (5 races in total.)
・Round 4-6: 15:00, 16:00, 17:00, 18:00, 19:00 PST (5 races in total.)
・Round 7-9: 17:00, 18:00, 19:00, 20:00, 21:00 PST (5 races in total.)

Please note all race times are server-based on UTC time zone. Daylight Saving will be active in certain Regions during this Test Season and your local race time might be affected, please check the Race Schedule in-game.

2. Effective Points

At the end of Round 9, the points from the best three 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 entered will count.

3. ‘GTWS’ 2022 Manufacturers Cup – Test Season 2 Race Schedule

Round 1: 31 March 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 | Tyre Wear Rate (Qualifying): Off 
 - No. of Laps: 3
 - Fuel Consumption Rate (Finals): 4x | Tyre Wear Rate (Finals): 2x

Round 2: 2 April 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 | Tyre Wear Rate (Qualifying): Off 
 - No. of Laps: 15
 - Fuel Consumption Rate (Finals): 1x | Tyre Wear Rate (Finals): 1x

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

Round 4: 8 April 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 | Tyre Wear Rate (Qualifying): Off 
 - No. of Laps: 18
 - Fuel Consumption Rate (Finals): 1x | Tyre Wear Rate (Finals): 1x

Round 5: 10 April 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 | Tyre Wear Rate (Qualifying): Off 
 - No. of Laps: 12
 - Fuel Consumption Rate (Finals): 3x | Tyre Wear Rate (Finals): 2x

Round 6: 12 April 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 | Tyre Wear Rate (Qualifying): Off 
 - No. of Laps: 15
 - Fuel Consumption Rate (Finals): 1x | Tyre Wear Rate (Finals): 1x

Round 7: 14 April 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 | Tyre Wear Rate (Qualifying): Off 
 - No. of Laps: 16
 - Fuel Consumption Rate (Finals): 1x | Tyre Wear Rate (Finals): 3x

Round 8: 16 April 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 | Tyre Wear Rate (Qualifying): Off 
 - No. of Laps: 20
 - Fuel Consumption Rate (Finals): 7x | Tyre Wear Rate (Finals): 1x

Round 9: 18 April 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 | Tyre Wear Rate (Qualifying): Off 
 - No. of Laps: 16
 - Fuel Consumption Rate (Finals): 3x | Tyre Wear Rate (Finals): 2x


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

Gran Turismo World Series (GTWS) Nations Test Season 2 Schedule

The ‘Gran Turismo World Series’ (GTWS) Nations Season 2 will run between April 1-19th, and will include a new league format, where players will be divided into three divisions based on their respective Driver Rating.

Event details and schedule for each Round of the ‘GTWS’ 2022 Nations Cup – Test Season 2 are as follows:

1. Race Schedule and Entry Slots (North America Region)

・Round 1-3: 14:00, 15:00, 16:00, 17:00, 18:00 PST (5 races in total.)
・Round 4-6: 16:00, 17:00, 18:00, 19:00, 20:00 PST (5 races in total.)
・Round 7-9: 18:00, 19:00, 20:00, 21:00, 22:00 PST (5 races in total.)

NOTE: all race times are server-based on UTC time zone.

2. Effective Points

The points from the best seven Rounds will count towards the final score. Only the points from the last race entered will count.

3. ‘GTWS’ 2022 Nations Cup – Test Season 2 Race Schedule

Round 1: 1 April 2022
 - Regulations (Specified Car): DS Automobiles DS 3 Racing ‘11 / Peugeot 208 GTi by Peugeot Sport ’14 / Renault Sport Clio R.S. 220 EDC Trophy ‘16
 - Power: 220 PS or Less
 - Weight: 1150 kg or Higher
 - BoP/Tuning Forbidden: Off
 - Car Settings: Allowed
 - Track: Alsace Test Course Reverse
 - Qualifying Time: 10 Minutes
 - Fuel Consumption Rate (Qualifying): Off | Tyre Wear Rate (Qualifying): Off 
 - No. of Laps: 10
 - Fuel Consumption Rate (Final): 1x | Tyre Wear Rate (Finals): 1x

Round 2: 3 April 2022
 - Category: Gr.3
 - Performance Points (PP): 730 or Less
 - BoP/Tuning Forbidden: Off
 - Car Settings: Allowed
 - Track: Sardegna – Road Track – Layout A
 - Qualifying Time: 10 Minutes
 - Fuel Consumption Rate (Qualifying): Off | Tyre Wear Rate (Qualifying): Off 
 - No. of Laps: 10
 - Fuel Consumption Rate (Final): 1x | Tyre Wear Rate (Finals): 1x

Round 3: 5 April 2022
 - Car Type: Road Car
 - Power: 500 PS or Less
 - Weight: 1400 kg or Higher
 - BoP/Tuning Forbidden: Off
 - Car Settings: Allowed
 - Track: Deep Forest Raceway – Full Course
 - Qualifying Time: 10 Minutes
 - Fuel Consumption Rate (Qualifying): Off | Tyre Wear Rate (Qualifying): Off 
 - No. of Laps: 8
 - Fuel Consumption Rate (Final): 1x | Tyre Wear Rate (Finals): 1x

Round 4: 7 April 2022
 - Regulations (Specified Car): Volkswagen Scirocco R ’10
 - BoP/Tuning Forbidden: On
 - Car Settings: Specified
 - Track: Dragon Trail – Gardens
 - Qualifying Time: 10 Minutes
 - Fuel Consumption Rate (Qualifying): Off | Tyre Wear Rate (Qualifying): Off 
 - No. of Laps: 6
 - Fuel Consumption Rate (Final): 1x | Tyre Wear Rate (Finals): 1x

Round 5: 9 April 2022
 - Regulations (Specified Car): Gran Turismo Racing Kart 125 Shifter
 - BoP/Tuning Forbidden: On
 - Car Settings: Specified
 - Track: Willow Springs International Raceway – Horse Thief Mile
 - Qualifying Time: 10 Minutes
 - Fuel Consumption Rate (Qualifying): Off | Tyre Wear Rate (Qualifying): Off 
 - No. of Laps: 10
 - Fuel Consumption Rate (Final): 1x | Tyre Wear Rate (Finals): 1x

Round 6: 11 April 2022
 - Category: Gr.B
 - BoP/Tuning Forbidden: On
 - Car Settings: Specified
 - Track: Red Bull Ring – Full Course
 - Qualifying Time: 10 Minutes
 - Fuel Consumption Rate (Qualifying): Off | Tyre Wear Rate (Qualifying): Off 
 - No. of Laps: 8
 - Fuel Consumption Rate (Final): 1x | Tyre Wear Rate (Finals): 1x

Round 7: 15 April 2022
 - Regulations (Specified Car): Ford F-150 SVT Raptor ’11 / Toyota Tundra TRD Pro ’19
 - Power: 550 PS or Less
 - Weight: 2200 kg or Higher
 - BoP/Tuning Forbidden: Off
 - Car Settings: Allowed
 - Track: Daytona Road Course
 - Qualifying Time: 10 Minutes
 - Fuel Consumption Rate (Qualifying): Off | Tyre Wear Rate (Qualifying): Off 
 - No. of Laps: 5
 - Fuel Consumption Rate (Final): 1x | Tyre Wear Rate (Finals): 1x

Round 8: 17 April 2022
 - Category: Gr.4
 - Performance Points (PP): 620 or Less
 - BoP / Tuning Forbidden: Off
 - Car Settings: Allowed
 - Track: Suzuka Circuit – Full Course
 - Qualifying Time: 10 Minutes
 - Fuel Consumption Rate (Qualifying): Off | Tyre Wear Rate (Qualifying): Off 
 - No. of Laps: 8
 - Fuel Consumption Rate (Final): 1x | Tyre Wear Rate (Finals): 1x

Round 9: 19 April 2022
 - Regulations (Specified Car): Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution Final Edition ’15 / Subaru WRX STI Type S ’14 / Toyota GR Yaris 1st Edition RZ”High performance” ’20
 - Power: 320 PS or Less
 - Weight: 1300 kg or Higher
 - BoP/Tuning Forbidden: Off
 - Car Settings: Allowed
 - Track: Kyoto Driving Park – Yamagiwa
 - Qualifying Time: 10 Minutes
 - Fuel Consumption Rate (Qualifying): Off | Tyre Wear Rate (Qualifying): Off 
 - No. of Laps: 6
 - Fuel Consumption Rate (Final): 1x | Tyre Wear Rate (Finals): 1x

Source Gran Turismo Website

Categories GT7

Gran Turismo World Series 2022 Begins

The flagship esports event of Gran Turismo, the GT World Series, starts on Monday 21st March, in Gran Turismo 7, with the 2022 Series Test Season.

However it’s clear from the rather short calendar and quite odd race choices that this event will be more about testing Gran Turismo 7’s ability to succeed GT Sport in this department. The races, four in each championship, will take place over the next week, and the calendar is as follows:

Nations Cup

  • Round 1 – March 21 – Tsukuba Circuit/Mazda Roadster (ND) 2015 – 7 laps
  • Round 2 – March 24 – Tsukuba Circuit/Mazda Roadster (ND) 2015 – 7 laps
  • Round 3 – March 26 – Tsukuba Circuit/Mazda Roadster (ND) 2015 – 7 laps
  • Round 4 – March 28 – Tsukuba Circuit/Mazda Roadster (ND) 2015 – 10 laps

Manufacturers Cup

  • Round 1 – March 22 – Deep Forest/Gr.3 – 5 laps
  • Round 2 – March 25 – Mount Panorama/Gr.4 – 4 laps
  • Round 3 – March 27 – Suzuka Circuit/Gr.3 – 4 laps
  • Round 4 – March 29 – Laguna Seca/Gr.4 – 7 laps

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