Experience Daytona in Forza Motorsport Update 4

12 January 2024 - Turn 10 Studios
Get ready for race weekend with Daytona, new Spotlight cars and the Italian Challengers Tour.

Forza Motorsport Update 4 introduces the prestigious Daytona International Speedway – a truly iconic racetrack renowned for its marvels in engineering. Meanwhile, a new Italian Challengers Featured Tour invites you to build four staples of Italy’s automotive heritage! Let’s dive into the details.

Update 4 will be available to download on Xbox Series X|S, Windows PCs and Steam beginning on Tuesday, January 16. New events across the Career, Featured Multiplayer and Rivals will start on Thursday, January 18.

On Tuesday we'll share details about the fixes contained in Update 4. This version is focused on new content and events, and contains only minor fixes for car and track content compared to our previous updates. Work on game fixes to address top community issues is ongoing – look out for additional improvements in Update 5 and beyond.

New Track – Daytona

Daytona International Speedway is a historic, world-famous track with banked, high-speed corners and in Forza Motorsport, it features two distinct layouts. Master the high-velocity 2.5-mile Tri-oval Circuit and the technical, more challenging 3.59-mile Sports Car Circuit.

Compete on both layouts in Career Mode and Featured Multiplayer, set your fastest lap times in any car class in Time Attack, or enjoy a Daytona race day either solo or with your friends in Free Play and Private Multiplayer. We’ll also have a special Daytona Sports Car Series in Featured Multiplayer to replicate the excitement of the iconic race weekend.

Daytona International Speedway was built in 1959 by NASCAR founder Bill France Sr., who wanted to create a track that was faster than any other in the world. Since then, it has hosted several races including the annual Daytona 500, as well as IndyCar and IMSA. The track was renovated in 2016 with the installation of 101,500 seats, making it one of the largest stadiums in the United States!

With the release of Update 4, select existing Builders Cup series will be updated to integrate Daytona, Hockenheim, and Yas Marina.

Spotlight Cars – Update 4

Spotlight cars are featured in the Showroom every week, available for you to acquire with a 30% discount using in-game credits. These cars can be used in the new Italian Challengers Tour, as well as Spotlight Series events in Featured Multiplayer and Rivals.

Spotlight Car Discount
1992 Lancia Delta HF Integrale EVO January 18-24
2017 Abarth 124 Spider January 25-31
2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio February 1-7
2007 Ferrari 430 Scuderia February 8-15

Forza Motorsport VIP Members will also get an exclusive 15% discount on the 1988 Lamborghini Countach LP5000 QV in the Showroom for a limited time.

Car Pass – Update 4

Here is your Forza Motorsport Car Pass calendar for the next 4 weeks:

Car Pass Car Release
2019 McLaren Senna GTR January 18, 2024
2019 Ferrari #62 Risi Competizione 488 GTE January 25, 2024
2022 Aston Martin Valkyrie AMR Pro February 1, 2024
2018 Cadillac #57 TA CTS-V February 8, 2024

Car Pass includes 30 new-to-Motorsport cars with one released every week until Car Pass is complete. Get Car Pass today in the Forza Motorsport Deluxe and Premium Editions.

New Career Tour – Italian Challengers

Discover how Italian cars became an unquestionable staple of the automotive industry in Italian Challengers, the new Featured Tour in Career Mode.

It starts with All-Wheel Driven, where Lancia stands ready to take on its historic adversaries on the track as you race iconic rally machines. Then in Roadster Renaissance, step behind the wheel of the Abarth 124 Spider and battle the iconic Mazda MX-5 to discover the shared origins of these unique siblings.

Tour the world of luxury sports sedans – a class once dominated by Audi, BMW, and Mercedes-Benz – and experience a fierce contender in Alfa Performance. Conclude this Featured Tour with Italian beauty, craftsmanship, and speed by racing with track-focused, high-performance Ferrari cars in Prancing Power.

Tour Starts Spotlight Car
All-Wheel Driven January 18, 2024 1992 Lancia Delta HF Integrale EVO
Roadster Renaissance January 25, 2024 2017 Abarth 124 Spider
Alfa Performance February 1, 2024 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio
Prancing Power February 8, 2024 2007 Ferrari 430 Scuderia

Italian Challengers series do not have to be completed in a particular week – you have until February 29, 2024, to finish this latest Featured Tour. Spotlight cars are available at a discount for the week during which they are featured. Complete all 4 series to unlock the 2010 Lamborghini Murciélago LP 670-4 SV!

New Career Series – Classic Open Class

With each update to Forza Motorsport, the Open Tour gets refreshed with new events and a new reward car.

Open Tour is where you can continue the journey of your favorite cars. Cars that you’ve already built in a different Builders Cup series can be further levelled up and upgraded in the Open Tour.

In Update 4, the Open Tour is all about racing the classics. Build your favorite cars and bring them to the track to race models of automotive history.

All 4 refreshed Open Tour series (C, B, A, S) will be available on January 18. Complete all 4 series before February 15, 2024, to add the 1965 Alfa Romeo Giulia Sprint GTA Stradale to your collection.

Here’s a look at your Featured Multiplayer calendar of upcoming events for Update 4:

Spec Series Open Series Spotlight Series Availability
Forza P1 Series, Formula Mazda Series S Class Series, A Class Series 1992 Lancia Delta HF Integrale EVO January 18-24
Daytona Sports Car Series, Formula Mazda Series X Class Series, C Class Series 2017 Abarth 124 Spider January 25-31
VW Golf GTI Spec Series, Formula Mazda Series R Class Series, E Class Series 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio February 1-7
Modern Factory Racecar Series, Formula Mazda Series P Class Series, B Class Series 2007 Ferrari 430 Scuderia February 8-15

Formula Mazda Series – January 18 – February 15

With their smooth power delivery and brilliant handling, open-wheel Mazda formula cars are an ideal entry-level series to develop a driver’s skills for racing’s top classes.

Forza P1 Series – January 18-24

Experience cutting-edge racecars with massive aerodynamic downforce, super-efficient engines and performance-boosting hybrid systems.

Daytona Sports Car Series – January 25-31

Experience the thrill of Daytona race weekend in Forza Motorsport! Every few hours, the car class cycles between Forza GT, Forza P2, and Forza Proto-H with natural time-of-day progression like the real 24-hour race.

VW Golf GTI Spec Series – February 1-7

Get behind the wheel of the car that gave birth to the Hot Hatch revolution more than four decades ago.

Modern Factory Racecar Series – February 8-15

Race through a field of ultimate track day specials in the Modern Factory Racecar series. These mid-engine production cars feature unique upgrades designed to achieve the highest performance metrics and ensure victory on the track.

Set your fastest lap times across new Rivals events in Forza Motorsport Update 4. Look out for a special new event featuring the classic 1990 Mercury #15 Whistler Radar Cougar XR-7 at Daytona Tri-oval Circuit.

Meanwhile if you have VIP Membership, check out the Titanic Tuner VIP Rivals on Road America – East Route where you can drive the 2019 Subaru WRX STI S209 Forza Edition.

Update 4 also means the beginning of Stage 3 of the Logitech McLaren G Challenge. Sign up at Discord.gg/LogitechG to qualify for prizes, including a chance to win a VIP racing experience with McLaren!

Once registered, set your fastest laps at Grand Oak – National Circuit in the 2015 McLaren P1 GTR. The top drivers per region advance to the semifinals in February 2024.

Here’s the Forza Motorsport Rivals calendar for Update 4:

Rivals Event Car Track Availability
Featured Track – Daytona 1990 Mercury #15 Whistler Radar Cougar XR-7 Daytona Tri-oval Circuit January 18 – February 15
*VIP – Titanic Tuner 2019 Subaru WRX STI S209 Forza Edition Road America – East Route January 18 – February 15
Logitech McLaren G Stage #3 2015 McLaren P1 GTR Grand Oak Raceway – National Circuit January 18 – February 15
Spotlight – Lancia 1992 Lancia Delta HF Integrale EVO Suzuka Circuit – East January 18-24
Spotlight – Abarth 2017 Abarth 124 Spider Lime Rock Park – Full Alt January 25-31
Spotlight – Alfa Romeo 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio Mid-Ohio Sportscar Course – Short February 1-7
Spotlight – Ferrari 2007 Ferrari 430 Scuderia Mugello Circuit – Full February 8-15

*VIP Rivals events require VIP Membership, available in the Premium Edition or Premium Add-Ons Bundle, sold separately.

See You at Daytona

Whether you’re racing Italian Challengers using the new Spotlight cars, competing online at Daytona to celebrate race weekend in the upcoming Featured Multiplayer series, or building your favorite cars in the Open Tour, we can’t wait for you to discover everything Update 4 brings to Forza Motorsport starting on January 16. Remember you can share your feedback about future cars, tracks and features on our official Forza Suggestions Hub.