About Gran Turismo Events

About us

We have been organising high end events since 2002, on famous racing tracks like the Nurburgring, and road trips on the most beautiful roads in the world.

Gran Turismo Events

We create incredible experiences for the top one percent of the world. In 2019, we had 1 933 supercar owners attending our events, on both racing tracks and driving events on beautiful roads.

While our roots are Swedish, our head offices are now in Geneva, Switzerland. Our team, nine people in total, are spread throughout Europe: in Switzerland, Sweden, Poland, Italy and Croatia.

Here is what we do:

Events

Exclusive days on famous racing tracks like the Nurburgring and Spa-Francorchamps. High quality track time with hotel, instruction and full hospitality included. Our track events are famous for their relaxed atmosphere and gentleman driving style.

Extravagant road trips on the most beautiful roads in the world - in Switzerland, Austria, Italy, France, Croatia and Montenegro. Our extremely popular road trips visit places like Florence, Forte dei Marmi, Andermatt, Dubrovnik, Portofino, Monaco and Saint-Tropez. The best roads, hotels and restaurants - always.

Escapes

Weekend escapes are short driving events, two or three days long, in Italy, on the Riviera or the Alps. Fantastic roads and luxury hotels compressed in a weekend escape format. For your convenience, a supercar of your choice is included. Fly in, enjoy a weekend with us in a Ferrari convertible on the Riviera, and fly home.

Special Events Department

Special Events Department is for the more adventurous ideas, like riding in the back seat of an L39 Albatros jet airplane. In 2019 we organised the VIP tour of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant with a squadron of helicopters. We do one or two of these one-off events per year.

Bespoke events

For our corporate customers, where we create bespoke road trips with supercars, making a complete experience for a company or a group of friends. Contact us.

Merchandise

As of spring 2020 we have a clothing collection. Some products are available to the general public, while some are reserved to supercar owners that are members of our La Famiglia supercar owner's community.

Event Infrastructure

La Guida is our custom built digital database of the best roads, hotels, restaurants and places to visit. Also, all the secrets tourists never find. It contains 20 years of event organisation intelligence and covers Switzerland, Austria, Croatia, Montenegro, Southern France and Italy. It is updated on a daily basis and used extensively in almost everything we do.

Rental supercars. We have access to a fleet of rental Ferrari and Lamborghini cars. Want to join an event, but are from far away and can’t bring your car? No problem - we can organise a proper supercar here for you.

Partner network. Working in this sector for so many years builds long lasting trust. We have excellent working relationships with Nurburgring, Spa-Francorchamps, Belmond group, Michelin, Porsche, Lamborghini, Ferrari, Mercedes-AMG, Halda Watch Co, Schedoni, SBM Group in Monaco, Groupe Floriat in Saint-Tropez and many more.

The team

Peter Ternström Gran Turismo Events was founded by Peter Ternström in 2002. Besides organising events, Peter is a published author of books and travel guides. He is also a columnist in magazines and an avid private pilot. Peter handles event registrations, membership requests, partners, sponsorships, and business development.

Justyna Weclawiak Justyna Weclawiak is head of event organisation. She handles operations for nearly all events, both on racing tracks and on the road trips, and makes sure everything is in perfect order. She has awesome attention to detail and make all events smooth as silk. Justyna is a senior partner of the company.

Michal Weclawiak Michal Weciawiak works alongside Justyna with event organisation and operations for nearly all events. Together with Justyna he makes sure our driving events are on the highest possible quality level. Michal is also a senior partner of the company.

Marcin Jellinek Marcin Jellinek is our press officer. He is the primary contact for the media, press accreditations, and the absolute horde of influencers that nag us for access to the events throughout the season. He also looks great on TV.

Chiara Mannucci Chiara Mannucci manages all events in Italy, both our long road trips and the weekend escapes. She has in depth understanding of the country and knows all the best roads, hotels and restaurants.

Pietro Bonucelli Pietro Bonucelli manages our fleet of rental supercars, over 30 cars in all, ranging from Ferrari Portofino to Lamborghini Aventador. Pietro makes sure the cars are in perfect condition when the driver arrives.

James Holm James Holm is the number one automotive photographer in Scandinavia, and has been our in house photographer since 2012. No one takes better event photos than James.

Joakim Niss Joakim Niss is our newly appointed head of merchandise. His work consists of managing our drivers collection of clothing and apparel.

La Famiglia Gran Turismo

While we have been around for almost 20 years, we have made friends with a lot of great people from all over the world. We call our group of friends La Famiglia Gran Turismo. What connects us is that we all own a supercar and love to use it.

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Testimonials

Philipp König
Philipp König
Nürburgring Hero
"Gran Turismo's annual event on the Nürburgring is of epic proportions. Without a doubt the best supercar event on the track, that I really look forward to every year."
Fredrik Borgegård
Fredrik Borgegård
Gym chain owner
"Gran Turismo Events is the best thing that has happened to me. It is relaxed, a lot of driving and many fantastic participants."
MR JWW
MR JWW
Media Personality
"Gran Turismo Events are the highlight of my year. I really look ahead to when the weather improves, the road trips begin and the Nurburgring beckons! Gran Turismo runs an event like no one else - I love it"
Alrik Söderlind
Alrik Söderlind
Chief editor, auto motor & sport
"The best organizer of crazy car events in the universe. Again. As every year. Enough said!"

Events Calendar

Beautiful road trips and famous racing tracks since 2002. Supercars only.

Gran Turismo Riviera
8-13 June 2021
Forte dei Marmi - Portofino - Monaco - St Tropez
Gran Turismo Due Miglia
16-19 June 2021
Viareggio - Grosetto - Arezzo - Florence - Bologna
Fully booked
Gran Turismo Polonia
1-7 July 2021
Wroclaw - Krakow - Warsaw - Poznan
Fully booked
Gran Turismo Adriatica
11-19 July 2021
Slovenia - Croatia - Bosnia - Montenegro - Serbia
Fully booked
Gran Turismo Baltica
20-24 July 2021
Riga, Latvia
Gran Turismo Spa
9-12 August 2021
Spa-Francorchamps
Gran Turismo Europa
28 August - 5 September 2021
Kitzbuhel - Cortina - St Moritz - Monaco - St Tropez
Fully booked
Gran Turismo Nurburgring
6-9 September 2021
Nurburgring, Germany
Fully booked
Gran Turismo Italia
11-19 September 2021
Trieste - Cortina - Como - Modena - Chianti - Rome
Gran Turismo Toscana
5-10 October 2021
Maranello - Florence - Grosseto - Lucca
Gran Turismo St Moritz
January 2022
St Moritz, Switzerland
Fully booked
Gran Turismo Sardinia
15-20 June 2022
Sardinia, Italy
The Drivers Collection

La Guida - The Supercar Owner's Guide to Europe

Our favourite roads, hotels, restaurants and places to visit

SP232 - Panoramica Zegna
SP232 - Panoramica Zegna
Road in Piemonte (Italy)
SS1 - Savona to Finale Ligure
SS1 - Savona to Finale Ligure
Road in Liguria (Italy)
The Chedi Andermatt
The Chedi Andermatt
Hotel in Andermatt (Switzerland)
SS12 - Abetone Pass
SS12 - Abetone Pass
Road in Tuscany (Italy)
L’Escapade
L’Escapade
Restaurant in Castellane (France)
Ristorante Etruria
Ristorante Etruria
Restaurant in Volterra (Italy)
More locations

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The latest news and stories from the world of Gran Turismo

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Contact us

While our head offices are in Geneva, Switzerland, the team is spread throughout Europe: Sweden, Poland, Italy and Croatia. Please select the appropriate team member to contact below.

For general enquiries, you can always use info@granturismo.org. For event registrations, please use registry@granturismo.org.

Peter Ternstrom Peter Ternström
President
+46 (0)70 530 06 89
Justyna Weclawiak Justyna Weclawiak
Head of event organisation
+48 509 706 651
Michal Weclawiak Michal Weclawiak
Event coordinator - General
‭+48 602 134 467‬
Chiara Mannucci Chiara Mannucci
Event coordinator - Italy
+39 346 763 22 74
Zdravko Anticic Zdravko Anticic
Event coordinator - Balkans
+385 (0)91 917 32 77
Pietro Bonuccelli Pietro Bonuccelli
Supercar fleet manager
‭+39 349 888 33 89‬
Marcin Jellinek Marcin Jellinek
PR and Media
+48 519 189 081
Joakim Niss Joakim Niss
Head of merchandise
‭+46 (0)70 468 60 75‬
James Holm James Holm
Photography
+46 (0)70 713 71 42