Toyota Motor Philippines has announced the launch of the GR Supra GT Cup Asia – Philippines, the latest online E-Sports program of the company. TMP has decided to bring in an online race due to the current situation where mass gatherings like physical races will be limited in the coming months.
TMP President Atsuhiro Okamoto stated that this program is a great way to sustain the excitement of motorsports program in the Philippines, as recognize the value of waku-doki spirit in everyone yet maintain the Safety of our customers, employees, and fans are always at the top of our priority
An e-racing event under Toyota’s Gazoo Racing motorsports program, the GR Supra GT Cup Asia will be open to the public, ages 18 and above. It is a full online race, allowing Toyota fans to participate in the comfort of their own homes. TMP also expects to attract a wider audience, as e-sports in the Philippines have grown in popularity over the years.
Just like its namesake, the online e-race will use Toyota’s legendary sports car icon: the GR Supra. It will start in July 2020, and winners will get a chance to participate in the Asia regional finals.
The program is Toyota’s fun and safe alternative to the Vios Racing Festival, the number one motorsports program in the Philippines. Since the current situation is very challenging for Toyota to hold any physical races this year, the brand is inviting all driving enthusiasts to join the GR Supra GT Cup Asia – Philippines.