The Toyota GR GT Cup Philippines 2021 e –Motorsport tournament is on as the first round of races begins this April 30, 2021. Over 200 players will be participating for the leaderboard qualifiers followed by the semi-final and heat races on May 1st. This is organized by TOYOTA GAZOO Racing and hosted by Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP). Racing fans can follow updates over at TMPs official social media pages.
Toyota opens the virtual race track once again in search for the fastest driver in the Philippines. With the launch of the e-motorsports tournament last year, a significant number of Filipino gamers and fans were mustered that paved the way for many virtual race champions.
Players can compete in any of the eligible classes. Starters with no professional e-Sports background and affinity can join the Promotional Class. While those who have competed professionally in and out of the country can join the Sporting Class. The young ones can also join the Junior Class for everyone ages 17 and below.
Members of media and some celebrities will be joining in the Celebrity/Media class which will be announced soon. Truly, there’s one for everyone in this exciting event.
Participants will be going through several stages of qualifying rounds which awards them points. The top 24 who will finish the leaderboard challenge will advance to the semi-final heat where they will receive points based on their finishing position. The top 3 winners from the semi-finals will push to the weekend’s final heat.
Multipliers are set to make the competition even more interesting. Points are then multiplied up to 2 times as they progress towards the final round. Racers are encouraged to join and re-qualify to earn more points and to get a chance to win their share of up to 1 million Pesos worth of prizes at stake. Champions get to take home cash prizes plus exciting gadgets and gears – from gaming peripherals to coveted digital devices that are just worth every throttle and turn.
The over-all victor of the final heat from each class will be hailed as the fastest in the Philippines and the ultimate champion of 2021 GR GT Cup. Taking all the pride and glory along with the exhilarating prizes.
Celebrating the idea of Waku Doki, or the thrill and excitement, the GR GT Cup carries on Toyota and Toyota Gazoo Racing’s (TGR) passion for building cars and innovating in the game of auto racing. Success after success in prestigious events such as world rallies and endurance races, TGR continues to develop ever-better cars.
Now with the GR GT Cup, players are given the chance to experience the fun and action of racing through the digital tracks using Toyota vehicles. “The GR GT Cup is really our way to continuously give a thrilling driving experience even with our limited physical movement. We cannot wait to find out who will be dominating the e-motorsports arena this year.” TMP VP for Marketing Services Elijah Marcial shares.
The full competition mechanics and sign-up forms can be accessed by visiting the official Toyota Motor Philippines GR Supra GT Cup website: https://toyota.com.ph/gtcup. Details on schedules and prizes may change without immediate notice so be sure to hit refresh on the official website or by visiting the social media channels on Facebook and Instagram.