GTA 5 update adds online F1 racing 'mini game' with seven tracks
GRAND Theft Auto has always featured high-speed racing – but there's now a proper Formula One mode.
Rockstar has added Open Wheel Racing, where players can whizz through a special event called the San Andreas Prix.
The new feature lives inside GTA Online – the expansive multiplayer portion of GTA 5.
And it's available right now with the latest update.
There are two cars available: the Progen PR4 and the Ocelot R88.
And there are seven different tracks set around the world of GTA Online.
For instance, there's Height of Society, which is a "historic" street circuit with narrow straights and winding hairpins.
Another track named Brace For Impact is set at the Los Santos International Airport.
You'll race around runways on a track with very tricky bends – and a particularly long straight. It's an airport, after all.
"The future of competitive motorsport has arrived, and it's in a hurry," GTA creator Rockstar explained.
"Two brand new open-wheel ultra-performance vehicles. Seven high-speed tracks.
"Dozens of split-second decisions, from the tyres you use to whether you take that all-important pit stop.
"And above all: one seat, one driver, one grand prize."
San Andreas Prix track names
The seven tracks revealed…
- Height of Society
- In Due Course
- Lap it Up
- Brace for Impact
- More Haste More Speed
- Urban Renewal
- New Wave
The new cars can be used for general driving around Los Santos too.
And the vehicles are customisable at the Los Santos Customs shop.
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