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Sued by Ferrari because they deserved it
Sued by Ferrari because they deserved it
Guess what? Ferrari will sue you if you use their brand in a malicious way
Mr Bond, you have what the Greeks call thrasos
Mr Bond, you have what the Greeks call thrasos
Why James Bond films are so important.
The bizarre naming convention of Ferrari cars
The bizarre naming convention of Ferrari cars
Have you ever wondered how Ferrari determines the name for their cars?
I have no idea, I just stole the Lotus from a brat at Stureplan
I have no idea, I just stole the Lotus from a brat at Stureplan
The flashing blue light in the rear-view mirror approached at breakneck speed. Then I saw that the police blocked the road.
How to go from zero to owning a Ferrari in just one year
How to go from zero to owning a Ferrari in just one year
Dreaming about a Ferrari? Here is how you can make it happen in just one year.
Why the adorable Fiat 126p is the best car in the world
Why the adorable Fiat 126p is the best car in the world
Forget supercars like Lamborghini and Ferrari. The best car in the world is the Fiat 126p. Bear with us and let us explain.
The best pictures from 2022 - Places 1 to 20
The best pictures from 2022 - Places 1 to 20
As every year, we select the best pictures from the season. Here are places 1 to 20.
Mister Kawasaki and the most expensive chicken wings in the world
Mister Kawasaki and the most expensive chicken wings in the world
When you have unlimited money, amazing things can happen.
Forget the Fiat 500 of the 70s - The Lancia Stratos was really cramped
Forget the Fiat 500 of the 70s - The Lancia Stratos was really cramped
Fifteen years ago, I was the king of SEGA Rally. And the fastest car in the game was the Lancia Stratos.
Here comes the Swedish banker and his disgusting Italian girlfriend
Here comes the Swedish banker and his disgusting Italian girlfriend
Cencio la Parolaccia - The most fun restaurant in Rome.
No good deed shall go unpunished - How a Christmas gift went horribly wrong
No good deed shall go unpunished - How a Christmas gift went horribly wrong
A Christmas gift goes horribly wrong in Stockholm, 20 years ago.
The best pictures from 2022 - Places 21 to 40
The best pictures from 2022 - Places 21 to 40
As every year, we select the best pictures from the season. Here are places 21 to 40.
The best pictures from 2022 - Places 41 to 60
The best pictures from 2022 - Places 41 to 60
As every year, we select the best pictures from the season. Here are places 41 to 60.
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I hereby pronounce you dead (he said)
I hereby pronounce you dead (he said)
Mr Andersson had followed our advise and selected "Doctor" when booking flights and hotels. This became a massive problem on the return flight.
The Aventador successor is  due - here is what we know.
The Aventador successor is due - here is what we know.
Here is what we know about the successor to the iconic Lamborghini Aventador.
A look at the Lamborghini Sterrato
A look at the Lamborghini Sterrato
We got a glimpse of the latest Lamborghini, the off-road Huracan Sterrato.
The secret behind a great Olive Oil
The secret behind a great Olive Oil
A great olive oil is simple to make, but hard to find in a store.
How a brand new Ferrari got ruined by a vomiting passenger
How a brand new Ferrari got ruined by a vomiting passenger
This was the work of the Olympic heavyweight champion of in-car puking. A true masterpiece.
A postcard from the most beautiful country in the world
A postcard from the most beautiful country in the world
Here are some pictures from our last driving event in Italy, Gran Turismo Italia.
Greetings from Monaco
Greetings from Monaco
Our annual Gran Turismo Europa-tour ended today. As always, thousands of great pictures were taken. Here is a small selection.
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.
Here are the best pictures from our 2022 driving event on Sardinia.
Gran Turismo Nurburgring - here are the best pictures from our 2022 event
Gran Turismo Nurburgring - here are the best pictures from our 2022 event
Our annual Nurburgring event took place at the end of May. Here are the best pictures.
Hello from Croatia and Montenegro
Hello from Croatia and Montenegro
Our first big event of the 2022 season was our annual drive on the Adriatic coast. Here are the best pictures from our team of photographers.
A postcard from Paris and The Louvre
A postcard from Paris and The Louvre
It is difficult to describe. We can’t find the words. Being in the most important museum in the world, that hosts Mona Lisa, all by yourself.
Postcard from St Moritz
Postcard from St Moritz
Last week we went to St Moritz and our special event on the Olympia Bobsleigh track.
VIDEO: Happy New Year from Gran Turismo Events!
VIDEO: Happy New Year from Gran Turismo Events!
With this short film we would like to wish everyone a Happy New Year! Welcome to Gran Turismo and the most beautiful countries in the world in 2022.
The digital nomad’s guide to Montenegro
The digital nomad’s guide to Montenegro
Looking to spend winter far away from the cold north? Here is a personal favourite of mine: Montenegro.
The best pictures from the 2021 season
The best pictures from the 2021 season
As every year, we have selected the best pictures from the 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 Riviera has been a popular destination for over a hundred years.
The best pics from Nurburgring in August
The best pics from Nurburgring in August
Some great shots from our event at the Nurburgring in August.
Everything we knew about the Ferrari SUV was wrong
Everything we knew about the Ferrari SUV was wrong
Much of the rumours regarding the coming Ferrari SUV seems to have been wrong. Now, we have much better information.
VIDEO: Thank you for a great 2021 season
VIDEO: Thank you for a great 2021 season
Driving on the Nürburgring, mountain passes in Switzerland and Italy, Portofino, Monaco, and Saint-Tropez. Thank you all drivers for a fantastic 2021 season and hope to see you all in 2022.
VIDEO: Say hello to the Jetson ONE
VIDEO: Say hello to the Jetson ONE
Our sister company Jetson has built a flying car that looks like a Star Wars spacecraft.
VIDEO: Gran Turismo Italia on Passo Tonale
VIDEO: Gran Turismo Italia on Passo Tonale
A short clip from our annual Gran Turismo Italia supercar tour.
Here is the route for Gran Turismo Polonia 2022
Here is the route for Gran Turismo Polonia 2022
In 2022, we are starting in the coastal summer capital of Poland, Sopot.
The worst road trip ever made (that we know of)
The worst road trip ever made (that we know of)
How bad can a road trip get? Let's join the Kowalski family on a car trip that would be a week, but whose consequences would last for over ten years.
The best pics from Gran Turismo Adriatica in July
The best pics from Gran Turismo Adriatica in July
The best pictures from our annual supercar tour on the Adriatic coast in 2022.
VIDEO: Interview with Mitja Borkert - who designed the Huracan STO
VIDEO: Interview with Mitja Borkert - who designed the Huracan STO
Welcome to an in-depth guide around the Huracan STO with the man who designed it - Mitja Borkert.
Test Drive: The crazy Lamborghini Huracan STO
Test Drive: The crazy Lamborghini Huracan STO
We drive the new and crazy Lamborghini Huracan STO. A race car for the road, with outrageous styling and a driving sensation to match.
VIDEO: We drive the new Huracan STO sideways at Vallelunga
VIDEO: We drive the new Huracan STO sideways at Vallelunga
From our exclusive test of the new Lamborghini Huracan STO yesterday on the Vallelunga circuit near Rome.
40 pictures that always make us smile
40 pictures that always make us smile
Whenever I stumble upon a great picture scrolling through the archives, it never fails to make me smile. Oh, what a wonderful moment that was. A cherished memory from long ago that instantly gets refreshed in the mind.
The entire 2021 season is now fully booked
The entire 2021 season is now fully booked
Spa-Francorchamps, Europa, Nurburgring, Italia, and now also our Toscana event in October. All are fully booked.
Congratulations - The Famous Vespa turns 75 years this year
Congratulations - The Famous Vespa turns 75 years this year
The ever-charming scooter was born when the patent was filed on April 23, 1946, in post-war Italy.
Say HELLO to the new Ferrari 296 GTB
Say HELLO to the new Ferrari 296 GTB
Earlier today, Ferrari introduced their new hybrid supercar.
A postcard from the Riviera
A postcard from the Riviera
Last week we had the great pleasure of doing our first event of the 2021 season - Gran Turismo Riviera.
Gran Turismo Polonia confirmed for 1-7 of July
Gran Turismo Polonia confirmed for 1-7 of July
We have good news. While restrictions are being lifted quite aggressively in Poland, we are pleased to re-confirm the event taking place 1-7 of July.
Ten myths from the world of luxury and travel that are simply not true
Ten myths from the world of luxury and travel that are simply not true
All the expensive cars, private jets and luxury hotels. Swiss numbered bank accounts and Russian caviar. Here are our top twelve misunderstandings from the world of luxury and travel.
Did you know? There is a race track on a rooftop in Turin
Did you know? There is a race track on a rooftop in Turin
There is a race track on an old factory rooftop in Turin. Another secret spot in Italy few know about. 
Celebrate with us on the Riviera with a Ferrari F8 Spider
Celebrate with us on the Riviera with a Ferrari F8 Spider
It is now 100 per cent sure that the season will start with our Riviera tour on the 8th of June.
The best secret spots in Italy few tourists will ever find
The best secret spots in Italy few tourists will ever find
Here we go. The best spots that only the locals know about.
Gran Turismo Riviera confirmed for June
Gran Turismo Riviera confirmed for June
In a recent TV speech, the Italian prime minister Mario Draghi declared the country to start opening on the 26 of April.
The greatest April Fools' joke ever
The greatest April Fools' joke ever
Say hello to a small radio station in Colorado Springs. The Olympic heavyweight gold champions of April Fools. 
Digital Green Certificates are happening
Digital Green Certificates are happening
Europe is slowly gearing up for the summer tourist season. A part of the solution is something called Digital Green Certificate.
Sardinia is our new destination for 2022
Sardinia is our new destination for 2022
Beautiful scenery, crystal clear water and our favourite road in the world? You bet. Welcome to Sardinia in 2022.
Happy Birthday to Lamborghini Countach - 50 years old this week
Happy Birthday to Lamborghini Countach - 50 years old this week
Did you know? The iconic Lamborghini Countach was presented to the world in Geneva on the 11th of March 1971.
Why you should spend your next winter in Italy
Why you should spend your next winter in Italy
Can you work from anywhere in the world? Then you might have entertained the idea of spending a winter at a much warmer place than northern Europe.
Here is all we know about the coming Ferrari 812 GTO
Here is all we know about the coming Ferrari 812 GTO
More details have been leaked about the new Ferrari GTO.
The secret behind a great cup of coffee (no one has told you about)
The secret behind a great cup of coffee (no one has told you about)
You think coffee is all about the beans and the machine? Think again.
Six things you may not know about Ferrari
Six things you may not know about Ferrari
Consider yourself a Ferrari fan? Here are six things you may not know about the most famous car brand in the world.
Nine highly unethical tips for the psychopath traveller
Nine highly unethical tips for the psychopath traveller
Are you a person of low moral fibre? Here some highly unethical tips for you. Things that will make your vacation better, or potentially send you to prison.
My nine most important advice for an excellent road trip in Europe
My nine most important advice for an excellent road trip in Europe
Planning a road trip this summer? Here are my nine best advice for a fantastic experience.
The new McLaren Artura hybrid car has no reverse gear
The new McLaren Artura hybrid car has no reverse gear
Instead, the car has a very clever solution drive backwards.
The epic story behind the Ferrari and Lamborghini rivalry
The epic story behind the Ferrari and Lamborghini rivalry
The year is 1963. Ferruccio Lamborghini, a successful tractor manufacturer, is unhappy with his Ferrari.
The five reasons we absolutely love Portofino
The five reasons we absolutely love Portofino
Our favourite spot on the Italian Riviera - Portofino.
The 52 different types of Police in Italy
The 52 different types of Police in Italy
Did you know that there are 52 different types of police in Italy?
What it’s like driving a supercar in Italian traffic
What it’s like driving a supercar in Italian traffic
Driving a Ferrari or Lamborghini in Italy? Here is what to expect.
The most important beauty contest in the world - Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este
The most important beauty contest in the world - Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este
All you need to know about the most important beauty contest in the world. Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este.
Here are the top twelve roads in Europe with a Ferrari or Lamborghini supercar
Here are the top twelve roads in Europe with a Ferrari or Lamborghini supercar
We are obsessed with great roads, hotels and restaurants. Here are our favourite roads for a Ferrari, Lamborghini or any other supercar.
Is pizza really from Italy?
Is pizza really from Italy?
Some people believe that pizza was invented in the United States, in a town called Mystic in Connecticut.
Is THIS what Ferrari is going to present on the 22 of April?
Is THIS what Ferrari is going to present on the 22 of April?
Ferrari has started inviting their VIP clients to a presentation on the 22 of April. This is what we think they are going to show.
Here are the four very different types of supercar owners
Here are the four very different types of supercar owners
At a recent supercar launch in the middle east, I had an extremely interesting discussion with a marketing manager of an Italian supercar brand.
Here are the best pictures from 2020
Here are the best pictures from 2020
It is that time of the year again. The time when we browse through thousands of pictures taken from the previous season, and select the very best.
12 things to do in Italy for the hardcore Ferrari fan
12 things to do in Italy for the hardcore Ferrari fan
Love Ferrari? Here are twelve things to do and visit on your next trip to Italy.
22 things you should know about Monaco
22 things you should know about Monaco
Welcome to Monaco, an absurd variant of Disneyland for the rich.
The best pics from 2010 to 2019
The best pics from 2010 to 2019
Here are the very best pictures from the last decade of supercar event organisation.
The ten golden rules when driving a Ferrari or Lamborghini on a tour in Europe
The ten golden rules when driving a Ferrari or Lamborghini on a tour in Europe
Going for a road trip with a supercar in Europe? Here are ten golden rules to abide to.
We have organised more than 100 events
We have organised more than 100 events
We completely forgot an important milestone during the 2020 season.
Updated classes for King of Gran Turismo 2021
Updated classes for King of Gran Turismo 2021
We have decided to update the classes for King of Granturismo 2021. This, to make it more fun!
Greetings from beautiful Tuscany
Greetings from beautiful Tuscany
Just a few days ago, we had the great pleasure to organise our annual Tuscan weekend escape.
A postcard from Italy and Sardinia
A postcard from Italy and Sardinia
Last week, we had the great pleasure to welcome a group of supercar owners for our annual tour in Italy.
How to bribe the Polish highway police - three simple steps
How to bribe the Polish highway police - three simple steps
Life in Poland during the communist days was very different.
New Maserati to be released on Wednesday night
New Maserati to be released on Wednesday night
The new Maserati MC 20 is going to be premiered this week.
Gran Turismo Adriatica 2021 - updated route - new starting point
Gran Turismo Adriatica 2021 - updated route - new starting point
Due to the extreme number of cars registered for next years tour, we had to change the starting point of the road trip.
Coming up: Spa-Francorchamps and the Nurburgring
Coming up: Spa-Francorchamps and the Nurburgring
In just a month it is time for the best racing tracks in the world: Spa-Francorchamps and the mighty Nurburgring.
A postcard from Poland and Gran Turismo Polonia
A postcard from Poland and Gran Turismo Polonia
Last week was Gran Turismo Polonia-time. Albeit a LIGHT version of the event, we still had a lot of fun.
Say HELLO to Mondo Gran Turismo
Say HELLO to Mondo Gran Turismo
We are consolidating our social presence. Three channels will become one, and the name for it all will be Mondo Gran Turismo.
Schedule update for Gran Turismo Europa 2021
Schedule update for Gran Turismo Europa 2021
We have a tiny, but significant, update to the schedule for Gran Turismo Europa next year.
Greetings from the Riviera - our first event this year
Greetings from the Riviera - our first event this year
FINALLY. The season has officially started. Last week we did our first road trip of the year.
Happy Midsummer from Gran Turismo
Happy Midsummer from Gran Turismo
We would like to take the opportunity to wish everyone a Happy Midsummer.
It is official: The season starts on the 19th of July
It is official: The season starts on the 19th of July
Finally, the season can start. The date is the 19th of July. It is a road trip along the Riviera of Italy and France.
Good news: Italy to opens for tourism on the 3rd of June
Good news: Italy to opens for tourism on the 3rd of June
During an official message on Saturday morning, the Italian government declared to open the country's border on the 3rd of June
Gran Turismo Nurburgring 2020: postponed to 2021
Gran Turismo Nurburgring 2020: postponed to 2021
Gran Turismo Nurburgring in May 2020 has been postponed to spring 2021 due to German travel restrictions.
VIDEO from our special event in Chernobyl in August 2019
VIDEO from our special event in Chernobyl in August 2019
From our special event in August 2019, when we visited Kiev, the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant and the abandoned city of Pripyat.

La Guida - The Supercar Owner's Guide to Europe

Our favourite roads, hotels, restaurants and places to visit

Chia Laguna
Chia Laguna
A Luxury resort in southern Sardinia
Adriatic Magistral North
Adriatic Magistral North
One of the very best driving roads in the world
E65 Magistral - Budva to Bar
E65 Magistral - Budva to Bar
A great coastal road from Budva to Bar
More locations

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
29 May - 1 June
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
Fully booked
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
The Drivers Collection
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.

Justyna Weclawiak Justyna Weclawiak
Head of event organisation
+48 509 706 651
Björn Lagercrantz Björn Lagercrantz
CFO
+46 (0)70 844 64 00
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
Peter Ternstrom Peter Ternström
Founder
+39 331 332 50 80