The Japan Electronic Sports Grand Touring (JEGT) Grand Prix is all set to make a triumphant return in December. For its second season, the competition will boast a total prize pool amounting to US$50,000 behind a new sponsor partnership with Japanese automotive parts supplier and race team Autobacs.
The JEGT Grand Prix had a successful inaugural season last year, bringing together professional racers and JEGT-certified sim racers in a thrilling Pro-Am competitive environment.
Last year’s competition featured Super GT driver Jann Mardenborough, but it was sim racer Takuma Miyazono who took home the grand prize.
Season 2 of the JEGT Grand Prix will begin on December 19, with four rounds each for the individual and team race categories, leading to the Grand Final in March 2021. Below is a more detailed breakdown of the schedule:
- Round 1 — December 19, 2020
- Round 2 — January 9, 2021
- Round 3 — January 30, 2021
- Round 4 — February 20, 2021
- Round 1 — December 20, 2020
- Round 2 — January 10, 2021
- Round 3 — January 31, 2021
- Round 4 — February 21, 2021
All races will be played on Gran Turismo Sport and will be streamed live on JEGT’s YouTube channel.