Gran Turismo™4 Awards Honor Automotive Excellence and Celebrate Car Culture


 Winner to Receive Honor of Having Their Vehicle Inserted Into the Highly
 Anticipated Gran Turismo Racing Simulator Franchise for PlayStation®2

              Wednesday, November 3 - 8:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
                              ICE, Las Vegas

   WHO:      Automobile industry's best cars, most accomplished designers,
             Sony PlayStation's Gran Turismo 4 and auto industry

   WHAT:     To honor automotive excellence and celebrate car culture, Sony
             Computer Entertainment America, publisher of the best-selling
             Gran Turismo racing franchise for PlayStation 2, will host the
             second annual Gran Turismo 4 (GT4) Awards at the SEMA(Specialty
             Equipment Market Association) auto show in Las Vegas. The Gran
             Turismo 4 Awards is aimed at all automobile entries from the
             SEMA auto show to vie for the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to
             win the honor of having their vehicle incorporated into the
             Gran Turismo franchise.  GT4 Awards will be given to winners in
             categories including Best Truck/SUV, Best Japanese Import, Best
             European Import, Best Domestic Automobile, Best Hot Rod and
             Best in Show.  The Best in Show award will be presented to the
             overall winner who will make history as the talk of the
             automobile industry with their vehicle inserted into a future
             property of the revolutionary Gran Turismo racing franchise.

             ***Interviews and photo ops will be available
             ***B-roll available upon request

   WHEN:     Wednesday, November 3
             8:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

   WHERE:    ICE
             200 E. Harmon Ave
             Las Vegas, NV 89109

   CONTACT:  Teresa DaLuze       310-854-4800 or
             Marc Feuerstein     310-854-4800 or
             Ryan Bowling        650-655-3657 or

PRNewswire -- Oct. 27

SOURCE: Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc.

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