Gran Turismo World Tour Comes to Red Bull Hangar-7 in Salzburg!
Invitational event will gather 36 of the top 'FIA-certified Gran Turismo Championships' competitors in Salzburg on 22 September
Red Bull Hangar-7, located on the outskirts of the historic and picturesque Austrian city of Salzburg, will host the second Gran Turismo World Tour live event on Saturday, 22nd September.
The exhibition event will see 36 of the top 'FIA-certified Gran Turismo Championships' competitors from 12 countries gather in the impressive glass and steel structure that is home to a stunning collection of aircraft, and racing cars and motorcycles.
Following the conclusion of the 'FIA Gran Turismo Championships' Online Series on GT Sport, the invitational gives some of the top competitors from around the world a chance to test their nerve on stage in advance of the official Regional Finals that begin with the Asia/Oceania region in Tokyo on 6-7 October.
'Gran Turismo World Tour 2 - Red Bull Hangar-7', follows a highly-successful inaugural event that took place at the Nürburgring 24-Hour race in May.
The Gran Turismo Sport gamers from the 12-selected countries were invited to attend the event based on being among the top performers for their countries in the online competition. They will take part in a series of exhibition races that include Nations Cup and Manufacturer Series team races. The participants include:
Europe, Middle-East, Africa
GERMANY: TRL_LIGHTNING, VP_Marcolah, VP_Bellof956
FRANCE: TRL_AUGH, Oscaro_Slent, RC_Snake91
GREAT BRITAIN: mthomas_95, RC_Zoky88, GTA_Tidgney
SPAIN: TRL_MANURODRY, lemoes, Alexony94
HUNGARY: TRL_Fuvaros, TX3_Adam18, Benito-Raul
AUSTRIA: nussini95, BaUl1990, Espial_
ITALY: Giorgio_57 (winner of Nations race at the first World Tour event in May at 24-Hour of Nürburgring), V--Cristian94--, garasa-91
Reserve Driver for Europe: GTP_Aderrrm (UK)
JAPAN: CLS63AMG-sc, yamado_racing38, Kerokkuma_ej20
HONG KONG: saika159-, NegiFISH_NaF, KarS_0627
AUSTRALIA: TRL_holl01, TheConzio98, Bass_71CKL
USA: TRL_doodle, gtr3123, OutlawQuadrant
Brazil: FT_Solid, FT_hellZfirEJP, CRT-Didico15
The event is not part of the official 'FIA Gran Turismo Championships', but will showcase the action to come as the Regional and World Finals approach.
© Helge Kirchberger Photography / Red Bull Hangar-7