TGR GT Cup Singapore 2022
World-class Toyota GAZOO Racing GT Cup national round makes a comeback in September
- Part of the Toyota GAZOO Racing Gran Turismo Cup (TGR GT Cup) Global series, the Toyota GAZOO Racing (TGR) GT Cup returns for another year in Singapore on Gran Turismo 7, available on PlayStation®4 (PS4®) and PlayStation®5.
- Through this competition, Toyota remains committed to making e-motorsports accessible by providing opportunities for racing enthusiasts to experience the thrill of racing Toyota GR cars on iconic circuits.
- The TGR GT Cup Singapore 2022 commenced on 13 August 2022 with Qualifiers, followed by the Semi-Finals and Finals on 4 September 2022.
- Winners of the National Finals will advance to the TGR GT Cup ASIA 2022 scheduled to be held online on 9 October 2022.
18 AUGUST 2022, SINGAPORE – Following the Toyota GAZOO Racing Gran Turismo Cup (TGR GT Cup) Global series and marking its fourth installation of this series, Toyota’s highly anticipated sim racing, Toyota GAZOO Racing GT Cup national round makes a comeback in September. Available on “Gran Turismo 7” on both PlayStation®4 (PS4®) and PlayStation®5 (PS5®), the TGR GT Cup 2022 Qualifiers Round kickstarted virtually on 13 August 2022.
This year the competition features a selection of Toyota GR lineups, in which players will get to push their limits through renowned circuits and experience the thrill of racing. This includes the nostalgic Toyota Supra GT500 ’97 (Castrol TOM’S) model.
Samuel Yong, Director of Strategic Marketing and Business Strategy at Borneo Motors Singapore shares, “Since 2020, Borneo Motors Singapore has brought to life the thrill of experiencing motorsports races to local e-sports enthusiasts with our Toyota GAZOO Racing GT Cup. We look forward to hosting yet another exciting year of the race in Singapore and through this competition, we hope that Toyota is able to make motorsports more accessible and enjoyable across generations.”
Since the first round began last Saturday, Toyota has already seen over 36 participants battling it out in the tracks.
There will be three different stages to the TGR GT Cup Singapore edition — Qualifiers, Semi-Finals and Finals. The Qualifiers round will commence on 13 August 2022 and will see 24 of the fastest competitors advancing to the next round. Following that, the Semi-finals will take place on 4 September. There will be two groups of 12 racers competing in two races per group and the top six racers from each group moving forward to the Finals. Racers who advance to the national finals will compete in three gruelling races, with the overall top three competitors placing on the podium.
Local e-motorsport racers who place in the top three positions will be awarded with cash prizes of SGD 3,000 (Winner), SGD 2,000 (1st Runner-Up), and SGD 1,000 (2nd Runner-Up). The top three racers will also proceed to compete on a regional level, against the top qualifiers from Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines, Taiwan and South Korea in the TGR GT Cup ASIA 2022.
Consisting of 21 racers hailing from the seven different teams in Asia, the championship showdown finals between Asia’s best e-Motorsport players is scheduled on 9 October 2022. In partnership with ONE eSports, viewers can expect an exhilarating tournament experience that will get their adrenaline pumping.
More information on the TGR GT Cup Singapore 2022 can be found here.
More information on the TGR GT Cup Global 2022, can be found here.