Gran Turismo 5 Asia Online Tournament returns in 2012 [Updated]

Get out your energy drinks, because it’s almost time once again to get behind the wheel controller and race to compete with races all around Asia in the Gran Turismo 5 Asia Online Tournament 2012!

Update: Ultimate Champion will not only attend TGS, but will also have a tour of the Polyphony Digital studio and dinner with GT5 designer Kazunori Yamauchi.

Sony Computer Entertainment Hong Kong has announced the return of the racing tournament this year, with qualifying matches starting from 9th April. Other dates in the race calendar are as follows.

  • 22nd April 2012 – End of Qualification Matches
  • 4th May 2012 – Announcement of results from Qualification Matches
  • May 2012 – Regional Finals
  • Mid-May 2012 – Announcement of results from Regional Finals
  • 10th June 2012 – Asia Final, held at Sepang Circuit Malaysia at Super GT Sepang Grand Prix.
The Asian Champion will win round-trip tickets to attend this year’s Tokyo Game Show 2012 in September, as well as a snazzy trophy. Sony Computer Entertainment has also added a studio tour of Polyphony Digital and a dinner with GT5 designer Kazunori Yamauchi to sweeten the deal.
There are various other prizes for the Top 3 from regional matches, including a Nissin Calsonic IMPUL GT-R (SUPER GT) ’08 downloadable car for GT5 for gold trophy winning participants.

The tournament is open to GT5 racers with a Sony Entertainment Network account (formally PSN account) in Hong Kong, Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia. For more details about the Gran Turismo 5 Asia Online Tournament 2012, click here.

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Speed is all the Counts:  GT5 Asia Online Tournament

2012 Super GT Cup


Singapore, 5th April 2012 – Still remember the thrill of leaving a mark on the track at the GT5 Asia Online Tournament last year? It’s time to fill your gasoline tank as GT5 Asia Online Tournament is back on PlayStation®Network! Race to the top and fly to Malaysia representing your region to compete with other top racers from Asia in Sepang Circuit Malaysia at Super GT Sepang Grand Prix on 10th Jun 2012! This may earn you awesome amount of PSN voucher and an extra free trip to Tokyo Game Show 2012!
The tournament will be divided into Regional Tournaments, Regional Finals and Asia Final. It is open to Sony Entertainment Network (SEN) members* from Hong Kong, Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia. 

Please visit below website or find the attached press release for Match Details, Terms & Conditions and other information.


Important Dates:

9th -22nd April 2012

Qualification Matches

4th May 2012

Result announcement for Qualification Matches

May 2012

Regional Finals

Mid-May 2012

Result announcement for Regional Finals

10th June 2012

Asia Final



Asia Champion

Two-way air tickets and hotel accommodation to attend Tokyo Game Show 2012 in September 2012 and a Trophy for the Asian Championship.
Regional Matches

1st Place
(each region):

Two-way air tickets and hotel accommodation to Malaysia to attend the Asia Final in Sepang Circuit Malaysia at Super GT Sepang Grand Prix and SGD160 PSN Money Voucher

2nd Place
(each region):

SGD320 PSN Money Voucher

3rd Place
(each region):

SGD160 PSN Money Voucher

All participants:

DL car Nissan Calsonic IMPUL GT-R (SUPER GT) ’08
*Only for participants who have gained Gold Trophy in the event.