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Three Gran Turismo racers are interviewed by a female presenter

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By Adam Ismail

Lewis Bentley actually began to query issues when the present ended.

Bentley had gained the Professional/Am race on the Salzburg spherical of the 2019 FIA-Licensed Gran Turismo Championships (FIA GTC) — a contest that paired every top-tier Gran Turismo participant with an influencer, media character or superstar for a two-driver mini-endurance esports competitors. Bentley and his associate, streamer Steve Alvarez Brown a.ok.a. SuperGT, stood on the highest step of the rostrum, beaming. Bentley was handed a Thrustmaster T-GT, a high-end sim racing steering wheel, as a prize.

“I used to be thrilled with this and you possibly can see that on digital camera,” Bentley stated.

His enthusiasm didn’t final lengthy.

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