José Serrano has just been proclaimed world runner-up of Gran Turismo at the World Finals of the Nations Cup in the FIA Gran Turismo Championships 2021. The young Spanish Gran Turismo simracing driver thus ends an impeccable season, with a historical result for our country in an international FIA competition.
The news comes just a day after it was learned that Coque Lopez He was proclaimed world champion with Toyota in the 2021 FIA Gran Turismo Championships, with Jorge Serrano himself finishing second in his sleeve, only surpassed by López. You can check all the results here.
Jorge Serrano makes history again in Gran Turismo
The final victory in this Nations Cup has been for Valerio gallo, the Italian pilot who takes over from the Japanese Takuma Miyazono as the world champion of the official competition with Gran Turismo Sport, the successful title of Polyphony Digital on PlayStation consoles.
The Spanish riders qualified for this grand final began their participation in the world finals framed in the semifinal B along with the rest of the riders in the Europa table. López and Serrano have signed a race without fringes with which they have been able to qualify for the grand final without risks. Secondly, Nico Romero He has remained at the gates of the final when he finished in seventh position; not enough points to seal the pass.
Jorge Serrano started the final race from pole, but Gallo was superior today and has shown a behavior on the track that borders on perfection. Already in the first lap he has recovered the first position and has succeeded with his strategy. Victory and championship for him, while Serrano finished fourth, thus securing the championship. The final podium of the competition is finished by the Japanese Miyazono with a bronze, thus guaranteeing his position in the elite after the 2020 title.
Serrano takes a silver with the flavor of victory for what it means both for him and for the Spanish Gran Turismo team.
Lewis Hamilton as a guest; New Porsche announced for Gran Turismo 7
The world final of the Nations Cup has had Lewis Hamilton as a special guest, a seven-time Formula 1 world champion and international ambassador for Gran Turismo. The British driver congratulated Valerio Gallo, who will attend this month the annual awards ceremony of the International Automobile Federation. There he will be recognized along with the rest of the champions of the FIA competitions.
Finally, it should be said that during the final the new Porsche Vision Gran Turismo, a prototype of the German brand designed exclusively for Gran Turismo 7. Spectacular. The ambitious new installment of the saga will arrive exclusively for PS5 and PS4 on March 4, 2022.