Singleplayer, or career mode, takes place in the GRID World Series similar to previous GRID games. In addition to career mode there is Free Play, which allows players to set up custom events and earn XP and money that way as well.
In career mode there are 104 events (and 99 additional events from DLC Seasons 1-3), categorized into various disciplines ("threads"):
- Fernando Alonso Racing
- Formula J
- Group 7 Specials
- Street (Season 1)
- Pro Racing (Season 1)
- Classic (Season 2)
- Modern (Season 2)
- Invitational Favourites (Season 3)
- Track Day (Season 3)
There is no need to win every event in 1st place. Based on the event, you need to finish in the top half, top three, at least 2nd, or otherwise as stated in the event's description. To reach the final "showdown" event in a discipline, most (but not all) events in that discipline have to be completed. After completing a total of four showdowns, the GRID World Series events can be attempted.
- ChrisGrovesMCM on Codemasters Forums, 23rd July 2019: Career Mode Deep Dive