Gran Turismo World Series 2022
Competitors

Nations Cup

Central & South America
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Brazil
Lucas Bonelli
Date of Birth:02/08/1994 (28)
2021 World Finals Position:4th
Number of Wins:3

Impressed in the Online Series where he outpaced former champion and fellow countryman, Igor Fraga at times. Has developed his speed in some fiercely contested races in the Central and South America Region.

Central & South America
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Guatemala
Juan Hernández
Date of Birth:20/08/1996 (25)
2021 World Finals Position:6th
Number of Wins:2

While he may lack explosive pace, he possesses the capability to compete with the very top drivers given the right track and car combination.

Central & South America
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Chile
Angel Inostroza
Date of Birth:11/06/1996 (26)
2021 World Finals Position:7th
Number of Wins:2

A superb all-round driver who possesses both pure pace and the ability to produce intricate racing strategies.

Central & South America
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Brazil
Igor Fraga
Date of Birth:26/09/1998 (23)
2021 World Finals Position:9th
Number of Wins:10

The inaugural Nations Cup champion. Since then, he has been blurring the lines between virtual racing and the real racetrack by competing in both genres. An intelligent driver who uses meticulous race strategy against an ever-improving new generation of racers. Won the Manufacturer Series title in 2021.

North America
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Canada
Andrew Brooks
Date of Birth:22/06/1996 (26)
2021 World Finals Position:16th
Number of Wins:0

Veteran and one of the top drivers for many years in the North America Region. While bad luck has affected some of his races in the World Series, he has a significant win record in the Online Series.

North America
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United States
Robert Heck
2022 Season 1 Regional Rankings:2nd
Number of Wins:0

North America
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Canada
Ethan Lim
2022 Season 1 Regional Rankings:3rd
Number of Wins:0

North America
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United States
Dean Heldt
Date of Birth:16/10/2001 (20)
2022 Season 1 Regional Rankings:4th
Number of Wins:3

Central & South America
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Brazil
Adriano Carrazza
Date of Birth:04/05/1989 (33)
2022 Season 1 Regional Rankings:1st
Number of Wins:1

Central & South America
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Chile
Fabián Portilla
2022 Season 1 Regional Rankings:2nd
Number of Wins:0

Asia
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Japan
Takuma Miyazono
Date of Birth:06/01/2000 (22)
2021 World Finals Position:2nd
Number of Wins:8

The fastest Japanese driver in terms of straight-line speed. His handling of high-speed vehicles such as the "X2019" formula car, a car which many Japanese drivers find difficult to handle, is simply first class. At the 2020 World Finals, he won the Nations Cup, the Manufacturer Series, and the GR Supra GT Cup, becoming the first person in history to win the Triple Crown.

Oceania
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New Zealand
Matthew McEwen
Date of Birth:11/10/2001 (20)
2021 World Finals Position:9th
Number of Wins:1

While he may lack all-out speed, this opportunistic young New Zealander can mix it up with the top drivers depending on the race.

Asia
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Japan
Ryota Kokubun
Date of Birth:10/06/1999 (23)
2021 World Finals Position:12th
Number of Wins:4

A racing strategy virtuoso who combines speed with tyre management. Unrivalled in long races.

Asia
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Japan
Kanata Kawakami
2021 World Finals Position:15th
Number of Wins:5

While his races tend to be somewhat of a roller coaster ride, he has shown a fighting spirit and the ability to hustle his way through the pack. An inaugural Manufacturer Series champion.

Asia
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Japan
Tomoaki Yamanaka
Date of Birth:04/08/1993 (29)
2022 Season 1 Regional Rankings:1st
Number of Wins:6

Asia
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Japan
Seiya Suzuki
Date of Birth:30/12/2003 (18)
2022 Season 1 Regional Rankings:2nd
Number of Wins:0

Asia
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Hong Kong
Jonathan Wong
2022 Season 1 Regional Rankings:5th
Number of Wins:2

Oceania
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New Zealand
Simon Bishop
2022 Season 1 Regional Rankings:2nd
Number of Wins:1

Oceania
au
Australia
Guy Barbara
2022 Season 1 Regional Rankings:3rd
Number of Wins:0

Europe/Middle East/Africa
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Italy
Valerio Gallo
Date of Birth:26/06/2000 (22)
2021 World Finals Position:1st
Number of Wins:3

The reigning champion and a favourite for the title again this year. Struggled in his early days to reach the podium, but the experience and self-discipline gained from that time have helped shape him into a tenacious driver.

Europe/Middle East/Africa
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France
Baptiste Beauvois
Date of Birth:18/03/1996 (26)
2021 World Finals Position:3rd
Number of Wins:2

One of the fastest drivers in the Europe/Middle East/Africa Region. He possesses both the speed and talent to win the Championship but maintaining his composure in the heat of the race will be key.

Europe/Middle East/Africa
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Spain
Jose Serrano
2021 World Finals Position:4th
Number of Wins:1

Exciting young Spanish talent who has displayed flashes of ballistic pace and the ability to overtake his rivals in the Online Series. Has the potential to become a future champion.

Europe/Middle East/Africa
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Hungary
Patrik Blazsán
Date of Birth:12/09/1997 (24)
2021 World Finals Position:8th
Number of Wins:1

He may be reaching the veteran stage as far as eSport drivers go, but his speed shows no sign of declining.

Europe/Middle East/Africa
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Italy
Giorgio Mangano
Date of Birth:04/10/1997 (24)
2021 World Finals Position:9th
Number of Wins:0

Winner of the very first World Tour event in Nürburgring in 2018, he is especially talented with low-grip street cars.

Europe/Middle East/Africa
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Spain
Coque López
Date of Birth:19/04/1999 (23)
2021 World Finals Position:12th
Number of Wins:5

Skilled Spanish driver who is often in the running for a podium place finish. Won the Manufacturer Series title in 2021.

Europe/Middle East/Africa
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Belgium
Quinten Jehoul
2022 Season 1 Regional Rankings:1st
Number of Wins:0

Europe/Middle East/Africa
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France
Kylian Drumont
2022 Season 1 Regional Rankings:2nd
Number of Wins:0

Europe/Middle East/Africa
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Spain
Manuel Rodríguez
Date of Birth:16/10/1994 (27)
2022 Season 1 Regional Rankings:2nd
Number of Wins:1

Europe/Middle East/Africa
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Italy
Marco Busnelli
2022 Season 1 Regional Rankings:4th
Number of Wins:0

Europe/Middle East/Africa
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United Kingdom
Saruthan Seelan
2022 Season 1 Regional Rankings:5th
Number of Wins:0

Europe/Middle East/Africa
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Hungary
Ádám Tápai
Date of Birth:18/03/1995 (27)
2022 Season 1 Regional Rankings:8th
Number of Wins:0

Manufacturers Cup

Subaru
Kylian Drumont
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France
Europe/Middle East/Africa
Daniel Solis
Date of Birth:02/10/1995 (26)
us
United States
North America
Takuma Miyazono
Date of Birth:06/01/2000 (22)
jp
Japan
Asia
Toyota
Nikita Moysov
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Czech Republic
Europe/Middle East/Africa
Igor Fraga
Date of Birth:26/09/1998 (23)
br
Brazil
Central & South America
Ryota Kokubun
Date of Birth:10/06/1999 (23)
jp
Japan
Asia
AMG
Lucas Bonelli
Date of Birth:02/08/1994 (28)
br
Brazil
Central & South America
Kazuki Cho
jp
Japan
Asia
Baptiste Beauvois
Date of Birth:18/03/1996 (26)
fr
France
Europe/Middle East/Africa
Genesis
Nicolas Romero
Date of Birth:19/12/2000 (21)
es
Spain
Europe/Middle East/Africa
Yuito Sasaki
Date of Birth:21/04/2002 (20)
jp
Japan
Asia
Dean Heldt
Date of Birth:16/10/2001 (20)
us
United States
North America
Nissan
Mehdi Hafidi
fr
France
Europe/Middle East/Africa
Hiroshi Okumoto
Date of Birth:09/10/2000 (21)
jp
Japan
Asia
Harald Walsen
cl
Chile
Central & South America
Volkswagen
Seiya Suzuki
Date of Birth:30/12/2003 (18)
jp
Japan
Asia
Thomas Labouteley
fr
France
Europe/Middle East/Africa
Roberto Sternberg
br
Brazil
Central & South America
Porsche
Jose Serrano
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Spain
Europe/Middle East/Africa
Angel Inostroza
Date of Birth:11/06/1996 (26)
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Chile
Central & South America
Connor Healy
Date of Birth:01/02/1998 (24)
au
Australia
Oceania
Chevrolet
Adriano Carrazza
Date of Birth:04/05/1989 (33)
br
Brazil
Central & South America
Alex López Murillo
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Spain
Europe/Middle East/Africa
Kazuho Iwata
Date of Birth:16/06/1998 (24)
jp
Japan
Asia
Jaguar
Ádám Tápai
Date of Birth:18/03/1995 (27)
hu
Hungary
Europe/Middle East/Africa
Alonso Regalado
Date of Birth:25/02/2001 (21)
pe
Peru
Central & South America
Soma Iseri
jp
Japan
Asia
BMW
Erik Cases Vazquez
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Spain
Europe/Middle East/Africa
Randall Haywood
Date of Birth:31/05/2001 (21)
us
United States
North America
Jay O'Dowd
au
Australia
Oceania
Mitsubishi
Hiroki Shimizu
Date of Birth:19/11/1997 (24)
jp
Japan
Asia
Arthur Mosso
br
Brazil
Central & South America
Joss Legrand
be
Belgium
Europe/Middle East/Africa
Mazda
Shotaro Ryu
Date of Birth:14/05/2001 (21)
jp
Japan
Asia
Arnoldo Daetz
gt
Guatemala
Central & South America
Giorgio Mangano
Date of Birth:04/10/1997 (24)
it
Italy
Europe/Middle East/Africa