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Say hello to Gran Turismo Barcelona

Published 2018-11-11 by Administrator

Say hello to a completely new event in our calendar - a new city and a new racing track - Barcelona and Catalunya Circuit. The event starts on the 31 January.

The season in 2019 starts early. Actually already in the end of January, with Gran Turismo Barcelona. Here we have two days of driving on the formula one racing track Catalunya, and three days and evenings in the beautiful city of Barcelona.

Welcome to Barcelona

The event starts on the 31 January, with check-in to W Hotel in Barcelona. Your hotel room will have a fantastic view over the bay, and you will find your supercar magically transported to the hotel garage below.

The first day we have a welcome mingle at 18:00 on the roof top bar, briefing at 19:00, before we head to town for dinner at 20:00.

The following two days we drive on Catalunya F1 race track. As on our event on Hungaroring, we share the track with our friends from Curbstone. Since we will have separate sessions for racing cars and street legal cars, you can bring a racing car if you want.

After the driving we will have an after track drink in the hotel bar, before proceeding to town for dinner. We have selected three great restaurants for us for this event.

The weather? Normal weather for early February is 15-20 degrees in the day, and about 10 degrees during the night.

King of Barcelona

During this event we kickstart our annual gentleman’s time attack challenge - King of Gran Turismo. Since we allow racing cars on this event, we will have five classes: Race, Formula, Hyper, Super and Sport.

Event Schedule

Thursday 31 January: Arrival to Barcelona

14.00 - Check in to the event in the lobby of the hotel
18.00 - Welcome drink and mingle in the hotel bar
19.00 - Briefing
20.00 - Dinner in the city

Friday 1 February: Driving on Circuit de Catalunya

10.00 - 12.00 - Driving on Circuit de Catalunya (sessions)
12.00 - 13.00 - Lunch break
14.00 - 18.00 - Driving on Circuit de Catalunya (sessions)
19.00 - After track in the hotel bar
20.00 - Dinner in the city

Saturday 2 February: Driving on Circuit de Catalunya

10.00 - 12.00 - Driving on Circuit de Catalunya (sessions)
12.00 - 13.00 - Lunch break
14.00 - 18.00 - Driving on Circuit de Catalunya (sessions)
19.00 - After track in the hotel bar
20.00 - Dinner in the city

Sunday 3 February

12.00 - Check out from the hotel - thank you for joining us in Barcelona

Transportation of your car

We have three trailers leaving Scandinavia in the middle of January, and one trailer going from Marbella. Let us know where your car is, and we will pick it up for you. Your car will be awaiting you in the garage of W hotel when you arrive on the 31 of January. The transport is 1 450 EUR two ways.

Is your car already in Spain? Please let us know, we have a second trailer going from Marbella. This transport option will be much cheaper.


The event is 4 200 EUR and includes everything for a driver and co-driver in separate hotel rooms. If you can share hotel room, then the price is 3 400 EUR. Two days of track driving on Catalunya (shared track time) with full hospitality, lunches and instruction.

Three nights in W Hotel Barcelona is also included, and three dinners in Barcelona old town. As usual, we also include professional photos from the event, our famous polos.

>> We have 25 places to this event. To register, please e-mail us on

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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 For event registrations, please use

Peter Ternstrom Peter Ternström
+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
+46 (0)70 713 71 42