The Gran Turismo World Tour Comes to Red Bull Hangar-7 in Salzburg, Austria!
On September 22, 36 of the top "FIA-certified Gran Turismo Championships" players will assemble in Salzburg
The second Gran Turismo World Tour is set for September 22. This live event will feature the top 36 FIA-certified Gran Turismo Championships competitors from 12 countries and will take place in Red Bull’s Hangar-7, located on the outskirts of the historic and picturesque Austrian city of Salzburg. The venue is know for its impressive glass and steel structure, as well as its amazing collection of aircraft, racecars and motorcycles.
Following the conclusion of the "FIA Gran Turismo Championships Online Series" on GT Sport, the top competitors from around the world will have a chance to showcase their skills on stage in advance of the official Regional Finals that begin with the Asia/Oceania region in Tokyo on October 6 and 7.
"Gran Turismo World Tour 2 - Red Bull Hangar-7" is the second World Tour stop, the first one being the highly-successful inaugural event, which took place during the Nürburgring 24-Hour race in May.
The GT Sport players from the 12 different countries were selected because they were among the top performers in their respective countries in the online competition. They will take part in a series of exhibition races that include the Nations Cup and Manufacturer Series team races. The participants are:
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
This event is not part of the official FIA Gran Turismo Championships, but instead will serve as a preview of things to come in the upcoming Regional and World Finals.
© Helge Kirchberger Photography / Red Bull Hangar-7