Gran Turismo Award Entries Open; Winner Selected at the SEMA Show

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Mary Pozzi's ’73 custom Chevrolet Camaro was awarded "Best of Show" at the 2011 Gran Turismo Awards.

Sony Computer Entertainment of America (SCEA), publisher of the Gran Turismo racing franchise, will host the 10th annual Gran Turismo Awards at the 2012 SEMA Show. The hottest rides from the Show will have the opportunity to be immortalized in a future Gran Turismo title, selected by Gran Turismo creator Kazunori Yamauchi.

The awards will be presented to winning vehicles in five categories: Best Truck or SUV, Best Hot Rod, Best Domestic Automobile, Best European Import and Best Asian Import. A Grand Prize of Best in Show will be selected by Yamauchi and be presented to the winner at the Show. That winning vehicle will then join the esteemed list of GT Award winners with a playable part in future Gran Turismo games.

Access the official contest rules and to registration for the Gran Turismo Awards. The contest ends Wednesday, October 31. The winners will be notified at the Gran Turismo Awards event on Thursday, November 1.