Gran Turismo World Series 2022
Competitors

Nations Cup

Europe/Middle East/Africa
fr
France
Kylian Drumont
2022 Showdown:1st
Number of Wins:2

Highly rated up-and-coming star and possible future champion. Recorded a string of victories in the Online Series when he was under 18 so despite his rookie status, he has a wealth of experience and is lightning fast. Will surely play a pivotal role in the outcome of the 2022 Series.

Central & South America
br
Brazil
Igor Fraga
Date of Birth:26/09/1998 (24)
2022 Showdown:2nd
Number of Wins:12

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.

Asia
jp
Japan
Ryota Kokubun
Date of Birth:10/06/1999 (23)
2022 Showdown:3rd
Number of Wins:5

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

Europe/Middle East/Africa
fr
France
Baptiste Beauvois
Date of Birth:18/03/1996 (26)
2022 Showdown:4th
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
es
Spain
Jose Serrano
2022 Showdown:5th
Number of Wins:2

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.

Central & South America
br
Brazil
Lucas Bonelli
Date of Birth:02/08/1994 (28)
2022 Showdown:6th
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.

Asia
jp
Japan
Tomoaki Yamanaka
Date of Birth:04/08/1993 (29)
2022 Showdown:7th
Number of Wins:6

Legendary veteran of the Gran Turismo series. His ace driving skills and competitive spirit show little signs of fading and he continues to be a crowd favourite.

Europe/Middle East/Africa
it
Italy
Valerio Gallo
Date of Birth:26/06/2000 (22)
2022 Showdown:8th
Number of Wins:9

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.

Central & South America
cl
Chile
Angel Inostroza
Date of Birth:11/06/1996 (26)
2022 Showdown:9th
Number of Wins:3

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

Central & South America
br
Brazil
Adriano Carrazza
Date of Birth:04/05/1989 (33)
2022 Showdown:10th
Number of Wins:1

A veteran of the Central & South America Region, his tough looks contrast with his delicate driving style. Blisteringly fast across all car categories.

Asia
jp
Japan
Kanata Kawakami
2022 Showdown:11th
Number of Wins:1

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.

Oceania
nz
New Zealand
Matthew McEwen
Date of Birth:11/10/2001 (21)
2022 Showdown:12th
Number of Wins:0

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

Europe/Middle East/Africa
fr
France
Thomas Labouteley
2022 Season 2 Regional Rankings:2nd
Number of Wins:0

Europe/Middle East/Africa
cz
Czech Republic
Nikita Moysov
2022 Season 2 Regional Rankings:3rd
Number of Wins:1

Europe/Middle East/Africa
es
Spain
Coque López
Date of Birth:19/04/1999 (23)
2022 Season 2 Regional Rankings:4th
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
es
Spain
Nicolas Romero
Date of Birth:19/12/2000 (22)
2022 Season 2 Regional Rankings:6th
Number of Wins:0

Europe/Middle East/Africa
gb
United Kingdom
Saruthan Seelan
2022 Season 2 Regional Rankings:7th
Number of Wins:0

Europe/Middle East/Africa
it
Italy
Giorgio Mangano
Date of Birth:04/10/1997 (25)
2022 Season 2 Regional Rankings:8th
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.

North America
us
United States
Dean Heldt
Date of Birth:16/10/2001 (21)
2022 Season 2 Regional Rankings:1st
Number of Wins:3

North America
us
United States
Robert Heck
2022 Season 2 Regional Rankings:3rd
Number of Wins:0

North America
ca
Canada
Mark Pinnell
2022 Season 2 Regional Rankings:5th
Number of Wins:0

Central & South America
ar
Argentina
Martin Marza
2022 Season 2 Regional Rankings:1st
Number of Wins:0

Central & South America
br
Brazil
Arthur Mosso
2022 Season 2 Regional Rankings:2nd
Number of Wins:0

Central & South America
cl
Chile
Fabián Portilla
2022 Season 2 Regional Rankings:3rd
Number of Wins:0

Asia
jp
Japan
Takuma Miyazono
Date of Birth:06/01/2000 (23)
2022 Season 2 Regional Rankings:1st
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.

Asia
jp
Japan
Seiya Suzuki
Date of Birth:30/12/2003 (19)
2022 Season 2 Regional Rankings:2nd
Number of Wins:0

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

Oceania
au
Australia
Guy Barbara
2022 Season 2 Regional Rankings:2nd
Number of Wins:0

Oceania
au
Australia
Emily Jones
2022 Season 2 Regional Rankings:3rd
Number of Wins:0

Oceania
nz
New Zealand
Simon Bishop
2022 Season 2 Regional Rankings:5th
Number of Wins:1

Manufacturers Cup

Subaru
Kylian Drumont
fr
France
Europe/Middle East/Africa
Daniel Solis
Date of Birth:02/10/1995 (27)
us
United States
North America
Takuma Miyazono
Date of Birth:06/01/2000 (23)
jp
Japan
Asia
Toyota
Nikita Moysov
cz
Czech Republic
Europe/Middle East/Africa
Ryota Kokubun
Date of Birth:10/06/1999 (23)
jp
Japan
Asia
Igor Fraga
Date of Birth:26/09/1998 (24)
br
Brazil
Central & South America
Mercedes-AMG
Lucas Bonelli
Date of Birth:02/08/1994 (28)
br
Brazil
Central & South America
Baptiste Beauvois
Date of Birth:18/03/1996 (26)
fr
France
Europe/Middle East/Africa
Syunsuke Tsuboi
jp
Japan
Asia
Genesis
Yuito Sasaki
Date of Birth:21/04/2002 (20)
jp
Japan
Asia
Nicolas Romero
Date of Birth:19/12/2000 (22)
es
Spain
Europe/Middle East/Africa
Dean Heldt
Date of Birth:16/10/2001 (21)
us
United States
North America
Nissan
Mateo Estevez
ar
Argentina
Central & South America
Mehdi Hafidi
fr
France
Europe/Middle East/Africa
Hiroshi Okumoto
Date of Birth:09/10/2000 (22)
jp
Japan
Asia
Volkswagen
Seiya Suzuki
Date of Birth:30/12/2003 (19)
jp
Japan
Asia
Thomas Labouteley
fr
France
Europe/Middle East/Africa
Roberto Sternberg
br
Brazil
Central & South America
Porsche
Angel Inostroza
Date of Birth:11/06/1996 (26)
cl
Chile
Central & South America
Jose Serrano
es
Spain
Europe/Middle East/Africa
Takuma Sasaki
jp
Japan
Asia
BMW
José Brea
es
Spain
Europe/Middle East/Africa
Yuki Kodaka
jp
Japan
Asia
Randall Haywood
Date of Birth:31/05/2001 (21)
us
United States
North America
Mazda
Soki Nabetani
jp
Japan
Asia
Giorgio Mangano
Date of Birth:04/10/1997 (25)
it
Italy
Europe/Middle East/Africa
Andrew Brooks
Date of Birth:22/06/1996 (26)
ca
Canada
North America
Honda
Valerio Gallo
Date of Birth:26/06/2000 (22)
it
Italy
Europe/Middle East/Africa
João Pessôa
Date of Birth:25/07/1998 (24)
br
Brazil
Central & South America
Matthew McEwen
Date of Birth:11/10/2001 (21)
nz
New Zealand
Oceania
Lexus
Quinten Jehoul
be
Belgium
Europe/Middle East/Africa
Donovan Parker
us
United States
North America
Kanata Kawakami
jp
Japan
Asia
McLaren
Konstantinos Konstantinou
gr
Greece
Europe/Middle East/Africa
Hayato Imazato
jp
Japan
Asia
Ethan Lim
ca
Canada
North America

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing GT Cup

Europe/Middle East/Africa
fr
France
Baptiste Beauvois
Date of Birth:18/03/1996 (26)
Regional Rankings:1st
Europe/Middle East/Africa
fr
France
Kylian Drumont
Regional Rankings:2nd
Europe/Middle East/Africa
it
Italy
Marco Busnelli
Regional Rankings:3rd
Europe/Middle East/Africa
fr
France
Thomas Labouteley
Regional Rankings:4th
Europe/Middle East/Africa
it
Italy
Valerio Gallo
Date of Birth:26/06/2000 (22)
Regional Rankings:5th
Europe/Middle East/Africa
it
Italy
Giorgio Mangano
Date of Birth:04/10/1997 (25)
Regional Rankings:6th
Europe/Middle East/Africa
be
Belgium
Quinten Jehoul
Regional Rankings:7th
Europe/Middle East/Africa
es
Spain
Jose Serrano
Regional Rankings:8th
Europe/Middle East/Africa
gb
United Kingdom
Will Murdoch
Regional Rankings:9th
North America
us
United States
Robert Heck
Regional Rankings:1st
North America
us
United States
Cyrus Cross
Regional Rankings:2nd
North America
us
United States
Dean Heldt
Date of Birth:16/10/2001 (21)
Regional Rankings:3rd
Central & South America
br
Brazil
Lucas Bonelli
Date of Birth:02/08/1994 (28)
Regional Rankings:1st
Central & South America
br
Brazil
Adriano Carrazza
Date of Birth:04/05/1989 (33)
Regional Rankings:2nd
Central & South America
br
Brazil
Igor Fraga
Date of Birth:26/09/1998 (24)
Regional Rankings:3rd
Asia
jp
Japan
Takuma Miyazono
Date of Birth:06/01/2000 (23)
Regional Rankings:1st
Asia
jp
Japan
Rikuto Kobayashi
Regional Rankings:2nd
Asia
jp
Japan
Takuma Sasaki
Regional Rankings:3rd
Asia
jp
Japan
Kanata Kawakami
Regional Rankings:4th
Oceania
au
Australia
Guy Barbara
Regional Rankings:2nd
Oceania
nz
New Zealand
Matthew McEwen
Date of Birth:11/10/2001 (21)
Regional Rankings:3rd
Asia
th
Thailand
Nathayos Sirigaya
Asia
id
Indonesia
Andika Rama Maulana
Europe/Middle East/Africa
qa
Qatar
Khalid Al Maraghi