Gran Turismo World Series 2022
Competitors

Nations Cup

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

Lucas shined in the Online Series where he outpaced the strongest drivers in the field. He made his mark in the fiercely contested Central and South America Region.

Central & South America
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Guatemala
Juan Hernández
Date of Birth:08/20/1996 (26)
2021 World Finals Position:6th
Number of Wins:2

While he may not always post the fastest lap times, Juan 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:06/11/1996 (26)
2021 World Finals Position:7th
Number of Wins:3

Angel is a superb all-round driver who possesses both speed and the ability to devise intricate racing strategies.

Central & South America
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Brazil
Igor Fraga
Date of Birth:09/26/1998 (24)
2021 World Finals Position:9th
Number of Wins:12

The inaugural Nations Cup champion has been blurring the lines between virtual racing and the real racetrack by competing in both genres. He also won the Manufacturer Series title in 2021.

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

Andrew is a veteran racer and one of the top drivers in the North America Region. While he experienced bad luck in some of his World Series races, he has a significant win record in the Online Series.

North America
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USA
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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USA
Dean Heldt
Date of Birth:10/16/2001 (21)
2022 Season 1 Regional Rankings:4th
Number of Wins:3

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

This veteran of the Central & South America Region has a tough demeanor that contrasts with his delicate driving style and is blisteringly fast across all car categories.

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:01/06/2000 (23)
2021 World Finals Position:2nd
Number of Wins:8

Takuma is arguably the fastest Japanese driver in terms of pure speed. 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:10/11/2001 (21)
2021 World Finals Position:9th
Number of Wins:0

This New Zealander hasn't realized his full potential yet, but he has plenty of talent and guts, evidenced by his willingness to mix it up with the top drivers.

Asia
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Japan
Ryota Kokubun
Date of Birth:06/10/1999 (23)
2021 World Finals Position:12th
Number of Wins:5

Ryota is a racing strategy virtuoso who combines speed with tire management, which makes him hard to beat in long races.

Asia
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Japan
Kanata Kawakami
2021 World Finals Position:15th
Number of Wins:1

While Kanata's races tend to be a roller coaster ride, he always shows plenty of fight and has the ability to hustle his way through the pack. He was the inaugural Manufacturer Series champion.

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

This seasoned veteran of the Gran Turismo series has first-rate driving skills and a competitive spirit that show little signs of fading. He continues to be a crowd favorite.

Asia
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Japan
Seiya Suzuki
Date of Birth:12/30/2003 (19)
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
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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:06/26/2000 (22)
2021 World Finals Position:1st
Number of Wins:9

The reigning champion and a favorite for the title again this year, Valerio is both talented and a tenacious worker. The experience and self-discipline he gained from his hard work has helped shape him into a world champion.

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

As one of the fastest drivers in the Europe/Middle East/Africa Region, Baptiste possesses both the speed, desire and talent to win the championship.

Europe/Middle East/Africa
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Spain
Jose Serrano
2021 World Finals Position:4th
Number of Wins:2

This exciting young Spanish talent has displayed flashes of brilliance in the Online Series. He definitely has the potential to become a future champion.

Europe/Middle East/Africa
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Hungary
Patrik Blazsán
Date of Birth:09/12/1997 (25)
2021 World Finals Position:8th
Number of Wins:1

Patrik may be considered a veteran by some as far as eSport go, but this Hungarian shows no signs of slowing down.

Europe/Middle East/Africa
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Italy
Giorgio Mangano
Date of Birth:10/04/1997 (25)
2021 World Finals Position:9th
Number of Wins:0

Giorgio took home 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:04/19/1999 (23)
2021 World Finals Position:12th
Number of Wins:5

This skilled Spanish driver is often in the running for a podium finish. He 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:2

This highly rated up-and-coming star and possible future champion has 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. He will surely play a pivotal role in the outcome of the 2022 Series.

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