Stories > Here we go - the dates for the 2018 season
Here we go - the dates for the 2018 season

Here we go - the dates for the 2018 season

Published 2017-11-03 by Administrator
Thank you for a good 2017 season. It was great to meet you all, whether it was in Nurburg, Poznan, Montenegro or Los Angeles. After our last event at Spa-Francorchamps, your Gran Turismo team was completely exhausted.

Before we take a short break for the winter, we are happy to be able to reveal all the awesome stuff we are doing together next season. Please note that we will only accept street legal cars in 2018.

Our first event is Gran Turismo Adriatica. A road trip which now goes all the way to Greece. Here we go, here is the complete schedule for 2018.

Have questions, comments or other enquiries? Please contact us on peter@granturismo.org




Gran Turismo Adriatica (5-13 May)

We start the season on the Adriatic coast, with a road trip from Croatia all the way to Greece. We start in Opatija and drive south through Croatia, Bosnia, Montenegro and Albania before we finish with a weekend in Thessaloniki in Greece.

But wait? Albania? Are you serious? Yes we are. And it is going to be completely awesome. Following massive construction in 2015, 16 and 17, the highways are now in pristine condition all the way from the north to the south.

We are also working with a private security contractor for this part of the event. Armed escort from the Montenegrin border to Tirana, in Tirana, and from Tirana to the Greek border the next day. As always, we will have a transport option to Croatia and back home from Greece.

Armed guards in Albania with my Ferrari? Where do I sign up?

>> Here: Pre-register to Gran Turismo Adriatica 2018





Gran Turismo Nurburgring (May / June)

The most challenging racing track in world. 21 kilometers of fun. As always, we have two exclusive days on the track and three nights in Nurburg. The days are not confirmed yet, but we hope to go here in the end of May or in the beginning of June. The exact days will be published in the end of November. As always, we will only allow 135 super cars to join.

>> Pre-register to Gran Turismo Nurburgring 2018



 



Gran Turismo Polonia (27 June - 1 July)

This is it. The main event of the year. Gran Turismo Polonia. As always, we have three days on track, and four nights of fun in Poznan. This event is already over 60% booked and will be fully booked before Christmas.

>> Pre-register to Gran Turismo Polonia 2018




Gran Turismo Baltica (24-29 July)

After six(!) years in Pärnu it is time to try something new. For the 2018 edition of this event we go to Riga and Bikernieku racing track. The track is only 7 km from the city centre, and we stay in the number one hotel in town - Radisson Blu. Three days of driving on the track. The last day (Saturday) we close down four streets in the city for a street show. While Riga has almost the same population as Stockholm you can be sure that we will have a lot of attention.

>> Pre-register to Gran Turismo Baltica 2018





Gran Turismo Hungaria (14-19 August)

Hungaroring and Budapest are great places. In 2018 we are coming back. This time we will have three days on track - Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. The last day, Saturday, we organise a super car road trip through Budapest to Lake Balaton for lunch (and back).

Just like in 2017 we will be staying at a hotel on the Danube, walking distance to all the great night life of Budapest. The days we will spend on the F1 race track hungaroring, and the nights will be in town. Every evening we will have a dinner reservation at new and exciting place.

>> Pre-register to Gran Turismo Hungaria



Gran Turismo Europa (25 August - 2 September)

While in 2017 we tried something completely different, in 2018 we are back with the classic Europa road trip. For the 2018 Europa tour we return to Switzerland and the most beautiful mountain passes in the world. Say hello (again) to Stelvio pass, Grimsel- and Furka pass. The exact route will be revealed on the 15th of November. Registration will open on the same day. Gran Turismo Europa is organised in cooperation with Autoxo by Medhus.




Gran Turismo Italia (8-16 September)

Following our Tuscany event in 2017, we are organising a new event in Italy in 2018. Next year we intend to explore the beautiful southern part of Italy. Start is in the Vatican(!) on the 8th of September. Then we drive south towards the Amalfi coast and Positano, Calabria and Puglia.

There are some insanely nice places to visit in the south, and we have selected the very best for this week in September. The event ends where it started - in Rome. While the best Italian villas and boutique hotels have very few rooms, this event is strictly limited to 23 cars.

>> Pre-register to Gran Turismo Italia

 



Gran Turismo Spa (September/October)

You like the Nurburgring? Then you will love Spa-Francorchamps. It might be shorter than the Nurburgring, but it provides just the same levels of thrills and is also a lot safer. The true connoisseurs choice, and the F1-drivers favorite track on the planet. For many, Spa-Francorchamps is the best racing track in the world. It has become a tradition to finish our seasons on here. As always we will have two full days of driving on the track, and three nights in Hotel de la source, located just by the track.

>> Pre-register to Gran Turismo Spa


Subscribe to our newsletter

The latest news and stories. All the best roads, hotels and restaurants. Invitations to exciting events. Be the first to know by subscribing to our newsletter.

Mondo Gran Turismo

The latest news and stories from the world of Gran Turismo

A look at the Lamborghini Sterrato
A look at the Lamborghini Sterrato
A postcard from the most beautiful country in the world
A postcard from the most beautiful country in the world
Greetings from Monaco
Greetings from Monaco
They should have sent a poet. We lack words to describe how beautiful Sardinia is.
They should have sent a poet. We lack words to describe how beautiful Sardinia is.
Gran Turismo Nurburgring - here are the best pictures from our 2022 event
Gran Turismo Nurburgring - here are the best pictures from our 2022 event
Hello from Croatia and Montenegro
Hello from Croatia and Montenegro
A postcard from Paris and The Louvre
A postcard from Paris and The Louvre
Postcard from St Moritz
Postcard from St Moritz
VIDEO: Happy New Year from Gran Turismo Events!
VIDEO: Happy New Year from Gran Turismo Events!
The digital nomad’s guide to Montenegro
The digital nomad’s guide to Montenegro
The best pictures from the 2021 season
The best pictures from the 2021 season
Everything you need to know about the Riviera in under five minutes
Everything you need to know about the Riviera in under five minutes
The best pics from Nurburgring in August
The best pics from Nurburgring in August
Everything we knew about the Ferrari SUV was wrong
Everything we knew about the Ferrari SUV was wrong
VIDEO: Thank you for a great 2021 season
VIDEO: Thank you for a great 2021 season
VIDEO: Say hello to the Jetson ONE
VIDEO: Say hello to the Jetson ONE
VIDEO: Gran Turismo Italia on Passo Tonale
VIDEO: Gran Turismo Italia on Passo Tonale
Here is the route for Gran Turismo Polonia 2022
Here is the route for Gran Turismo Polonia 2022
The worst road trip ever made (that we know of)
The worst road trip ever made (that we know of)
The best pics from Gran Turismo Adriatica in July
The best pics from Gran Turismo Adriatica in July
More stories

Testimonials

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!"
Michal Herok
Michal Herok
Nissan NISMO hero
"I don’t know any better track event organisers than Gran Turismo in the whole of Europe. Perfect organization, great atmosphere and opportunity to meet a lot of exceptional people."
Maciej Spychal
Maciej Spychal
Porsche GT3 master
"The Gran Turismo experience is much bigger than the sum of its parts. You can visit all the places on your own but going there with GranTurismo gets you an experience you can’t put a price on."
Jonas Carlsson
Jonas Carlsson
Nürburgring Fan
"Gran Turismo's events on the Nürburgring and in Poland has been an annual must-do tradition since over a decade now. Highly recommended!"
The Drivers Collection

Events Calendar

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

Gran Turismo Vatican
23-24 March 2023
Rome, Italy
Fully booked
Gran Turismo Adriatica
6-14 May 2023
Slovenia - Croatia - Bosnia - Montenegro
Fully booked
Gran Turismo Nurburgring
Spring 2023
Nurburgring, Germany
Fully booked
Gran Turismo Riviera
5-9 June 2023
Forte dei Marmi - Santa Margherita - Monaco - St Tropez
Fully booked
Gran Turismo Sardinia
14-20 June 2023
Sardinia, Italy
Gran Turismo Polonia
6-12 July 2023
Warsaw - Gdansk - Kolobrzeg - Poznan
Gran Turismo Europa
3-10 September 2023
Innsbruck - St Moritz - Andermatt - Monaco - Saint Tropez
Fully booked
Gran Turismo Italia
17-24 September 2023
Florence - Maranello - Sirmione - Cortina - Verona
Gran Turismo Toscana
11-15 October 2023
Florence - Chianti - Grosseto - Lucca - Florence
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
Björn Lagercrantz Björn Lagercrantz
CFO
+46 (0)70 844 64 00
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