Gran Turismo Sport features Lewis Hamilton as in-game mentor

Gran Turismo Sport features Lewis Hamilton as in-game mentor

Despite several attempts, shaving off that extra second may be hard.

For many aspiring racing driver the opportunity to learn from the best has often been an unrealistic dream.

"I have been playing Gran Turismo since I was a child, so to actually be part of the gameplay design has been an incredible experience", said Hamilton, who also stars in the Lewis Hamilton and Gran Turismo Sport - Introduction short film.

But that is all set to change ahead of the release of the latest installment in the Gran Turismo franchise, with the highly popular series having signed up Lewis Hamilton to become a driving mentor.

One of the trailers also shows a professional driver marketing feature of the game like real driving simulation, auto physics, High Dynamic Range and depth of details in 4K.

Gran Turismo Sport producer Kazunori Yamauchi revealed on Twitter that even he was surprised to see more than one million players in the Gran Turismo Sport open beta right off the bat. Any in-game credit earned, as well as unlocked vehicles, will be transferable to the full game when it launches on October 17.

The British racer's driving philosophy will be shared with the racers through images and interviews as a guide to improve their times.

"I'm glad to be able to share his driving philosophy with all Gran Turismo players", he added.

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