Quantcast
US gets Gran Turismo 5 demo plus awesome contest prize - Destructoid

DestructoidJapanatorTomopopFlixist



US gets Gran Turismo 5 demo plus awesome contest prize


9:20 AM on 12.04.2009
US gets Gran Turismo 5 demo plus awesome contest prize photo



We were kind of jealous yesterday when we heard about Europe's upcoming Gran Turismo 5 demo and accompanying contest. Look, someone there is going to get to race a frickin' racecar. HNNNNNNNGGGGGGGG.

Now Sony sends word that we're also getting the demo, and there's a just-as-cool contest to go with it.

It looks like we're (US and Canada) getting the same Gran Turismo 5 Time Trial Challenge on the same day, December 17th. In it, you'll get to give the new physics engine a spin in two variations (stock and tuned) of the lovely Nissan 370Z. Race your ass off, as the grand prize goes to the one that has the best combined time. Oh, grand prize? Get this:

The winner will receive round trip airfare and hotel accommodations for two (winner and guest) to attend the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race, a.k.a. the Indy 500, on May 30, 2010.The winner and guest also get a VIP package which includes two (2) all-access passes for Carb Day – which includes the final Indy 500 practice, pit stop competition, special concert festivities, special event car rides in the 2010 Indy 500 event vehicle, as well as all-access passes to the garage, pit area, and Victory Lane for pre- and post-race celebrations for the race and two (2) VIP suite tickets to enjoy the race.

Hot Damn! In some ways, that sounds better than the European prize. And there's going to be two winners, one from the US and one from Canada. I'm kind of hoping that I have the leg up, as I've been playing it here and there. Eh, probably not.






Comments not appearing? Anti-virus apps like Avast or some browser extensions can cause this.
Easy fix: Add   [*].disqus.com   to your software's white list. Tada! Happy comments time again.

Did you know? You can now get daily or weekly email notifications when humans reply to your comments.







Win your choice of console from Destructoid! in Destructoid's Hangs on LockerDome

Gran Turismo

12:15 PM on 05.01.2014
Grand finale event for Gran Turismo 5 unlocks GT6 content

Gran Turismo 5 is going down -- it's servers are, I mean. On May 31, they pull the plug, but not without one last event. This month, for all of May, a race series in GT5 will reward users with cars to use in Gran Turismo 6. A...more



10:15 AM on 04.18.2014
Gran Turismo 6 GT Academy starts next week

The sixth GT Academy event starts next week. What is probably the coolest videogame-to-IRL transition ever returns as players of Gran Turismo 6 will hit the real tracks. Gamers become real racers. Again -- coolest thing ever....more



7:00 AM on 02.24.2014
Select DLC from Gran Turismo 5 to be pulled

Gran Turismo 5 is coming to an end less than four years after its launch, as the online component is set to be removed entirely by the end of March, and now, we have word that certain DLC packs are getting pulled from the PSN...more



View all Gran Turismo






Back to Top




All content is yours to recycle through our Creative Commons License permitting non-commercial sharing requiring attribution. Our communities are obsessed with videoGames, movies, anime, and toys.

Living the dream since March 16, 2006

Advertising on destructoid is available: Please contact them to learn more