PlayStation has announced the launch of the first Spanish Gran Turismo Championship, the official competition in which the best virtual drivers in our country will participate and in which any Gran Turismo Sports fan has the chance to participate and be eligible for more than 6,000 prizes that will be distributed among the winners.
The championship aspires to have the greatest possible talent on the track, which is why a mixed participation system has been implemented, in which half of the drivers will access by invitation while the rest will have to earn their place in a hectic preliminary qualifying phase. In this way.
The best representatives of our country in major international events will share the track with any driver who demonstrates his level at the wheel even though he has not had previous experience with the competition.
Any Gran Turismo Sports fan can register for free from today until next Thursday at and participate in an OPEN QALY that will end on February 7th and in which the six best drivers will get a place to contest the championship. On the other hand, the drivers who have achieved the best results in the last season of the FIA Gran Turismo Championships have received the six remaining invitations to participate and thus head the starting grid of the championship. The pilots already confirmed are:
Coque Lopez: Current Champion of the Nations Cup – European Final 2020 and runner-up of the Manufacturer Series – World Finals 2020.JosE Serrano: Runner-up in the Nations Cup – European Final 2020 and fifth place in the Nations Cup – World Finals 2020.Manu Rodriguez: Finalist in the Nations Cup World Finals 2020 and twice podium in World Tour events.
Nico Romero: Finalist in the Manufacturer Series – World Finals 2020.Jose Brea: Finalist in the Nations Cup – World Finals 2019 and P7 in the 2020 Season of the Manufacturer Series.Alejandro Muhsen: podium in the 2018 World Tour Salzburg and Top 20 in the 2020 Manufacturer Series Season.6 GRAND PRIZES, 12 RACESThe Championship will take place over six weeks of competition that will begin on February 12.
Sequentially, every Friday the drivers will compete in a Grand Prix composed of two races in which they will not only have to show that they are the fastest on the track, but they will also have to know how to play with strategy, tire choice and pit stops in an inverted grid racing system.
This is the complete championship schedule.
February 12: GRAND PRIZE 1 – SUZUKAFebruary 19: GRAND PRIZE 2 – INTERLAGOSFebruary 26: GRAND PRIZE 3 – RED BULL RINGMarch 5: GRAND PRIZE 4 – NÜRBURGRINGMarch 12: GRAND PRIZE 5 – SPA-FRANCORCHAMPSMarch 19: GRAND PRIZE 6 – CIRCUIT DE BARCELONA-CATALUNYA