The competition will find the fastest Honda Civic Type R driver in Forza Horizon 5, with up to $2,500 on the line for the winning competitor.
Xbox-themed prizes, in-game Forza Horizon 5 items and cash prizes are all up for grabs in the Honda Fan Cup Tournament.
Featuring vehicles from the Japanese car manufacturer exclusively, players of the Mexican open-world epic can enter via start.gg and an official Discord server. The will be two tournaments, each with four qualifiers before a prize-deciding final.
The top three drivers from each qualifying session, consisting of free-for-all races with 12-player lobbies, will make it into a 12-participant final. This will then be made up of six races, with the highest combined score across every track winning.
The top prize is $2,500, down to $100 for 10th place in the final, with smaller amounts for top qualifying performances.
While the finalists will compete for cash prizes, all who participate could win an Xbox Series X Replica Mini Fridge, Game Pass tokens or custom Xbox controllers.
At some point in the near future, there will be a specifically Honda estival Playlist event too, which unlocks a Honda hoodie for your avatar.
Entry is open now, with the first qualifier in August with the second final at the end of October. The full schedule is below, as is the race format and cars for entry. Before entering, you must be over the age of 18 and live in the USA, Canada or Mexico. The finals will be broadcast live on Xbox’s Twitch channel.
Forza Horizon 5 Honda Fan Cup Tournament car schedule
Each round will feature 3 races in the same convoy. Tracks will be announced prior to the event.
All game settings will be controlled via an EventLab Blueprint.
- Qualifier 1: 1997 Civic Type R – C Class
- Qualifier 2: 2004 Civic Type R – C Class
- Qualifier 3: 2007 Civic Type R – C Class
- Qualifier 4: 2016 Civic Type R – B Class
- Finale: 2018 Civic Type R – A class
Forza Horizon 5 Honda Fan Cup Tournament calendar
- Tournament 1 – Qualifier 1 – 7th August 2022
- Tournament 1 – Qualifier 2 – 14th August 2022
- Tournament 1 – Qualifier 3 – 21st August 2022
- Tournament 1 – Qualifier 4 – 28th August 2022
- Tournament 1 – Final – 3rd September 2022
- Tournament 2 – Qualifier 1 – 2nd October 2022
- Tournament 2 – Qualifier 2 – 9th October 2022
- Tournament 2 – Qualifier 3 – 16th October 2022
- Tournament 2 – Qualifier 4 – 23rd October 2022
- Tournament 2 – Final – 29th October 2022