Race Tournaments are an Activity in GTA San Andreas. It becomes available after completing Driving School, Wu Zi Mu and Verdant Meadows.

Carl competes in various races through San Andreas

This is an optional endeavor, but it is required for 100% completion of the game. It's not time-sensitive, meaning it can be played at any point, even after the main storyline is completed.

This side activity is also present in GTA Online, Grand Theft Auto V, Grand Theft Auto IV, GTA Vice City, Grand Theft Auto III, GTA Vice City Stories and GTA Liberty City Stories.

Race Tournaments - Activity Details:

There are four sets of Race Tournaments in GTA: San Andreas, three involving road vehicles and one involving aircrafts.

In order to successfully complete a race, Carl must finish in first place. Air races are an exception and are considered won by completing the set course - the player does not have competitors in them.

Race Tournaments: Locations

  • Los Santos Races can be found in Little Mexico
  • San Fierro Races can be found behind the Wang Cars in Doherty
  • Las Venturas Races can be found at the LVA Freight Depot
  • Air Races can be accessed at the Las Venturas Airport

Races are marked with a flag icon on the map for the player.

Race Tournaments: Rewards

Every successful completion of a race (first-place finish) awards the player $10,000. Completing all race tournaments in the game in first place awards an extra $1,000,000 and is also required for100% Completion.

Race Tournaments: Races

Los Santos Races

Lowrider Race Blade 1.46mi / 2.34km
Little Loop NRG-500 0.82mi / 1.31km
Backroad Wanderer FCR-900 2.05mi / 3.29km
City Circuit FCR-900 2.26mi / 3.63km
Vinewood Sunrise 2.41mi / 3.87km
Freeway Super GT 2.62mi / 4.21km
Into The Country Bullet 5.22mi / 8.4km
Badlands A Sabre 2.99mi / 4.81km
Badlands B ZR-350 2.99mi / 4.81km

San Fierro Races

Dirtbike Danger Sanchez 1.99mi / 3.2km
Bandito County Bandito 2.02mi / 3.25km
Go-Go Karting Kart 1.18mi / 1.89km
San Fierro Fastlane Alpha 1.64mi / 2.63km
San Fierro Hills Phoenix 5.2mi / 8.36km
Country Endurance Bullet 6.68mi / 10.75km

Las Venturas Races

SF to LV Banshee 4.85mi / 7.8km
Dam Rider NRG-500 2.67mi / 4.29km
Desert Tricks BF-400 2.91mi / 4.68km
LV Ringroad Turismo 3.7mi / 5.95km

Air Races

World War Ace Rustler 4.24mi / 6.82km
Barnstorming Stunt Plane 7.64mi / 12.2km
Military Service Hydra 10.8mi / 17.3km
Chopper Checkpoint Maverick 3.05mi / 4.9km
Whirly Bird Waypoint News Chopper 2.73mi / 4.39km
Heli Hell Hunter 3.08mi / 4.95km

Race Tournaments: Mission Info

Race Tournaments: Video Walkthrough

Original Game Walkthrough (PS2, Xbox, PC):

The Definitive Edition Remaster Walkthrough:

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