5D Press Release: Friday sees The FIA Gran Turismo Championships – World Finals 2020
The ‘FIA Gran Turismo Championships’ 2020 Series World Finals will be broadcast this weekend (19-20 December) on YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/GranTurismoOfficial/) and Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/GranTurismo/) at the following times:
- Manufacturer Series World Finals: Saturday, 19 December at 13h00 GMT
- Nations Cup World Finals: Sunday, 20 December at 13h00 GMT
In addition to the main events, the Toyota GR Supra GT Cup finals acts as a pre-curser on Friday, 18 December at 13h00 GMT.
As well as the usual stunning racing action provided by 40 of the world’s fastest Gran Turismo racers, the World Finals shows will feature messages from Gran Turismo series creator Kazunori Yamauchi, the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) governing body of world motor sport, and seven-time Formula 1 World Champion Lewis Hamilton.
With the global pandemic having curtailed the usual World Tour live events in 2020, all of the World Finalists compete from home with video links connecting them to a stunning, specially-created virtual event space. Regular hosts Julia Hardy, Tom Brooks and YouTuber Jimmy Broadbent are joined by Steve Alvarez Brown, better known by his YouTube channel name, Super GT.
The World Finals follow three highly-competitive and entertaining Regional Finals that can also be watched on YouTube. More information about the FIA Gran Turismo Championships World Finals can be found here: https://www.gran-turismo.com/world/gtsport/worldtour2020/world_finals/