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Sydney to host Gran Turismo virtual racing championship in February
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25th Jan 2020
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Sydney to host Gran Turismo virtual racing championship in February

Aussie racing gamers will soon compete in the new FIA Certified Gran Turismo Championships on home turf, in front of a live audience, with the World Tour Sydney event firing up in February. Established in 2018, the entirely virtual championship is run by Polyphony Digital – the Japanese studio responsible for the Sony PlayStation hit series Gran Turismo – and motorsport governing body FIA.
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Mike Stevens
Honda pits virtual Civic Type R against the real deal - VIDEO
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21st Feb 2018
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Honda pits virtual Civic Type R against the real deal - VIDEO

Honda has teamed with Turn 10 Studios to see if a real driver, on a real track, is faster than a professional gamer playing Forza Motorsport 7. IndyCar driver, Graham Rahal, piloted the real Honda Civic Type R around Road Atlanta, while Peter Jeakins handled the virtual laps. Jeakins is a popular gamer, known for his exploits in Forza, Gran Turismo and Need for Speed. His nickname is TheSLAPTrain – nope, we're not sure why either.
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Scott Collie
2018 BMW M5 revealed in Need for Speed game front cover
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3rd Jun 2017
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2018 BMW M5 revealed in Need for Speed game front cover

The 2018 BMW M5 has inadvertently been revealed by the creators of the video game Need for Speed, as part of an email promotion for the upcoming game. Need for Speed Payback isn't due for release until November, but a teaser email sent out to fans of the game has accidentally revealed the front-end design of the all-new BMW M5, which is yet to be released.
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