TecStories: Gran turismo 5 has just won the Golden Joystiq Best Racer of 2011 award. The award is one of the most prestigious accolades in the gaming industry. Having just edged serious contenders like dirt 3 and need for speed hot pursuit for best racing game of 2011. Gran turismo continues to garner the praise of their many loyal fans. Congratulations to Polyphony and Kazunori Yamauchi. Who have worked tirelessly to create the beast that is known as Gran Turismo 5.