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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
Life in Poland during the communist days was very different. During those difficult days, bribing the police was an everyday task. Here are three simple steps in doing this like a pro.
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
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
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
Last week was Gran Turismo Polonia-time. Albeit a LIGHT version of the event, we still had a lot of fun.
Mille Miglia 2020: NONE of the 150 classic cars starting has canceled the event
We talked to our friends at Mille Miglia, and they let us in on some interesting news.
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
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
FINALLY. The season has officially started. Last week we did our first road trip of the year. Albeit with somewhat less cars than usual, but nonetheless a proper supercar driving tour on the best roads on the coast of Italy and France.
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
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 open for tourism already on the 3rd of June
During an official message on Saturday morning, the Italian government declared to open the country's border for tourism already on the 3rd of June
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
From our special event in August 2019, when we visited Kiev, the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant and the abandoned city of Pripyat.
Eject yourself from a jet fighter above Riga this summer
Earlier today, some shocking news reached us. A 64 year old man accidentally ejected himself from a fighter jet at 2 500 feet. 
Newsflash: Schedoni and Rolls-Royce presents the most expensive luggage set in the world
Leather goods company Schedoni presents an exclusive new luggage set together with Rolls-Royce. In real Panda Leather.
All the new supercars NOT going to Geneva next week
The 2020 Geneva Auto Salon has been canceled. Here are the most important new cars that are not going to Geneva next week.
Is this the new Maserati MC20 supercar?
Here is all we know about the coming Maserati MC20 supercar.
Ferrari named world’s strongest brand second year in a row
According to the agency Brand Finance, the Italian supercar manufacturer is the strongest brand in the world.
Editors pick: five great roads in Italy
Planning a summer road trip to the most beautiful country in the world? Here are five great roads to drive.
The Italian speed camera that made 10 million euro per month
A mayor erected a speed camera in his small village. He could not believe his eyes when checking the results two weeks later.
The best images from the 2019 season - TOP 20
As every year, we select the best pictures from the season. Here are the 20 best ones.
Meet our head of merchandise: Joakim Niss
Our newly appointed head of merchandise has spent his entire career working in the fashion industry. Most notably from Ralph Lauren. His next mission is to create the Gran Turismo drivers collection.
The top 40 pictures from the 2019 season - part one
As every year, we select the best pictures from the season. Here are places 21-40.
The truth about the movie Rendez-vous in Paris (1976)
In a time long before GoPro cameras, a French movie director made an epic short movie featuring a car speeding through Paris on an early Sunday morning.
This was the most popular supercar in the 2019 season
As every year, we close the season by digging deep in to our records to create an annual report of our activities.
Why are so many Italian convertible cars called spider?
Now, that is a very good question. What has an eight legged arachnoid to do with Italian supercars with a retractable roof?
The new Lamborghini Huracan EVO RWD
A very warm welcome to a new member of the Lamborghini model program - the Lamborghini Huracan EVO RWD.
I was the King of the Nurburgring - for three minutes. Then, I almost totaled my car.
Want to know how NOT to behave the first time you visit the Nurburgring? Look no further.
VIDEO: The Incredible Tuk Tuk Lap Record On The Nurburgring!
In May 2019 Peter Ternström and Björn Lagercrantz set a record time on the Nurburgring in a Tuk Tuk from Bangkok. Here is the incredible story, from idea to crossing the finish line with a record lap time.
Our record Tuk Tuk is now in the Nurburgring museum
Our record Tuk Tuk, that set the lap record on the Nurburgring in May, is now in the Nurburgring museum.
Is this the greatest Nurburgring and Spa combo ever?
A week ago we released our spring dates for Gran Turismo Nurburgring in May. Today, we release our autumn dates for this amazing racing track.
Hello from Tuscany and our Tuscan weekend escape
Earlier this month it was time for our annual Tuscan weekend escape. Here is a selection of the best pictures from the event.
Postcard from Italy: here are the best pictures from Gran Turismo Italia
This week was our annual Italian road trip, from Forte dei Marmi to Portofino, Barolo, the lakes, Stelvio Pass, Cortina and finally Verona.
Pictures from Gran Turismo Europa 2019
Last week was our great Europa road trip, where we visited five countries in eight days. Here are some of James best pictures.
Planning a road trip in a supercar? Here is a guide on how to make the most out of limited luggage space
Having trouble fitting all your luggage in your supercar? This is how you properly pack your bags for your road trip.
Special invitation: Scandinavian premiere of the new BELL 505 helicopter at Savback Helicopters
We would like to welcome you and one guest to the premiere of the BELL 505 helicopter. The presentation will take place at Savback Helicopters in Hällestad, Sweden.
Happy Midsummer from Gran Turismo
Today is Midsummer. It is, by far, the most important day of the year in Scandinavia. Much more important than Christmas, Easter and all other festive days combined.
Cirrus Aircraft joining Gran Turismo Polonia
Cirrus Aircraft are joining Gran Turismo Polonia as a special guest. They are bringing a display Cirrus Vision Jet to the paddock on the track, and are inviting us to the airport to try the simulator and maybe even a test flight in the SR22.
Breaking news: Björn and Peter has set a lap record on the Nurburgring
Yesterday evening, Björn and Peter set a lap record on the Nurburgring. The record was made in the tuk-tuk class.
Special invitation: Nurburgring and Spa-Francorchamps with private tours of the Porsche and Mercedes factories in Stuttgart
Driving the two best racing tracks in the world. Factory visits to both Porsche and Mercedes. Add a little Oktoberfest on top and viola - you have a combined road trip and track event organised by Gran Turismo.
Special invitation: Private tour of Chernobyl by helicopter in August
We are organising a private tour of Chernobyl on the 16th of August with the help of a team of experienced guides. The private tour will take us to the power plant, the exclusion zone and to the abandoned city of Pripyat.
Peter became the drift king in the new Lamborghini Huracan EVO
Lamborghini sent Peter to a little island in the Persian gulf to drive the new Huracan EVO. Half a day later, he was the drift king. Here is why the new EVO is such a brilliant car!
Invitation: King of the Nurburgring (9 October)
Join us for an ultra high end track day on the Nurburgring on the 9th of October - King of the Nurburgring.
Here are the ten best pictures from 2018
As every year, we are selecting the 30 best pictures from the previous season. Here are the ten best. Enjoy!
The best pictures from 2018 - places 11 to 20
As every year, we are selecting the 30 best pictures from the previous season. A few weeks back you got images on the places 21 to 30. Here you will find places 11 to 20. Enjoy!
The best pictures from 2018 - places 21 to 30
As every year, we browse through all the pictures taken during the season and select the 30 very best. Here is place 21 through 30. Oh, and a Happy New Year, too!
This was the most popular supercar in 2018
Every end of the season, me and Bjorn spend time analysing excel sheets. We sum up the season with the statistics from the year. One of them being the most popular car used.
Invitation to Gran Turismo Mille Miglia 2019
As you already know, Mille Miglia is, without a shred of doubt, the most prestigious car rally in the world. As in 2018, we are joining Mille Miglia with a Gran Turismo group. The best part? We have organised 23 super cars for us.
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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 - General
+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
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
Events Calendar
Gran Turismo Polonia 2020 @ Warsaw and Poznan, Poland 15-19 August
Gran Turismo Italia 2020 @ Venice - Maranello - Florence - Chianti - Sardinia 13-20 September
Gran Turismo Spa 2020 @ Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium 30 September - 3 October
Gran Turismo King of the Nurburgring 2020 @ Nurburgring, Germany 4-7 October
Gran Turismo Toscana 2020 @ Tuscany, Italy 9-12 October
Gran Turismo Mille Miglia 2020 @ Tuscany, Italy 23-26 October
Gran Turismo St Moritz 2021 @ St Moritz, Switzerland 24-28 January 2021
Gran Turismo Adriatica 2021 @ Slovenia - Croatia - Bosnia - Montenegro - Serbia 1-9 May 2021
Gran Turismo Nurburgring 2021 @ Nurburgring, Germany Spring 2021
Gran Turismo Riviera 2021 @ Forte dei Marmi - Portofino - Monaco - St Tropez 8-13 June 2021
Gran Turismo Polonia 2021 @ Wroclaw - Krakow - Warsaw - Poznan 1-7 July 2021
Gran Turismo Baltica 2021 @ Riga, Latvia 4-8 August 2021
Gran Turismo Europa 2021 @ Kitzbuhel to Saint-Tropez 28 August - 5 September 2021