Tag: Kazunori Yamauchi


GT Sport's Next Update Arrives January 17 with 8 New Cars

The first update of 2019 for Gran Turismo Sport has just been confirmed by Kazunori Yamauchi in one of his famous silhouette tweets. According to the blacked-out image, eight new cars will be… Read More »

Gran Turismo Sport Will Get Formula E Cars According to Kazunori Yamauchi

Gran Turismo Sport could be gaining another racing category in the near future. According to series creator Kazunori Yamauchi, Formula E is on the way. The news comes by way… Read More »

Kazunori Yamauchi Monaco Interview Part 2: Expectations, Improvements, and a Slice of Luck

A very brief lull in the proceedings at the 2018 FIA-Certified GT Sport World Finals allowed GTPlanet to catch up with series founder Kazunori Yamauchi. We’d all just come off… Read More »

How GT Sport Uses Artificial Intelligence to Calculate Penalties & BoP

Despite all the action going on around us at Monaco, GTPlanet was able to sit down with Gran Turismo series creator Kazunori Yamauchi. We had a few questions derived from… Read More »

3 Million People Watched the FIA-Certified GT Championship World Finals

The numbers are in for the FIA-certified GT Championship World Finals in Monaco, where Team Lexus took victory in the Manufacturers Cup and Igor Fraga was crowned the first Nations… Read More »

Kazunori Yamauchi Explains The Reasons Behind GT Sport's Unique Trophy

Gran Turismo’s takeover of Monaco is over and the dust has settled on the 2018 FIA-Certified Gran Turismo Online Championship. After three days of action, Polyphony Digital has crowned the… Read More »

Next GT Sport Update Coming December 5, Brings Ferrari F50 & More

At the FIA-certified Gran Turismo Championship World Finals last week, Polyphony Digital showed off a new track and several new cars at the event in Monaco. Now, we know exactly… Read More »

Kazunori Yamauchi Interview: Gran Turismo's Community is "Like a Family"

In case you missed it, GTPlanet was on hand at Madrid Games Week for the FIA-certified GT Sport Online Championship regional final. While there, with all the action going on… Read More »

Kazunori Yamauchi Interview: How the GT Sport FIA Championship Has Evolved

The inaugural FIA Online Championship is getting towards its closing stages. This weekend the second of the three regional finals is about to get underway — with GTPlanet right there… Read More »

17 Years Later, The Porsche 911 GT3 (996) Car Is Finally Coming to Gran Turismo

The latest Gran Turismo Sport “World Tour” event has been quite a show in Salzburg, Austria today. In addition to some great racing, Polyphony Digital used the live stream to show off… Read More »

It's Been Ten Years Since Lucas Ordonez Won The Very First GT Academy

It’s hard to believe, but a decade has now passed since Nissan, Sony, and Gran Turismo put a gamer on the path to becoming a pro racer. It was on… Read More »

Lewis Hamilton's Mercedes W08 F1 Car Is Coming to Gran Turismo Sport

Kazunori Yamauchi dropped a bomb on the Gran Turismo community early this morning, tweeting a batch of teaser images that offer a closer look at the open-wheel car coming to GT… Read More »

5.5 Million People Have Played Gran Turismo Sport

It’s been around nine months now since Gran Turismo Sport first launched. Following a steady start, Polyphony Digital’s racer has hit a new milestone. Back in May, we reported that the game… Read More »

The Vazirani Shul is India's Newest Supercar, and Kazunori Yamauchi Helped Design It

There’s a new supercar in town and it’s from an unlikely part of the globe. Hailing from Mumbai, India, say hello to the Vazirani Shul (pronounced “Shool”) which had its… Read More »

Kazunori Yamauchi Takes Two Nissan GT-Rs for a Spin in Germany

Car Culture 3 Jun 22, 2018 by Joe Donaldson

When you’re a Skyline connoisseur like Kazunori Yamauchi you have some pull at Nissan. That’s why when he wanted a go in the newest GT-R, all it took was a… Read More »

Kazunori Yamauchi Is Competing in The 2018 Mille Miglia

The 2018 Mille Miglia is underway. While this event attracts beautiful cars and well-known drivers, one name on the entry list stands out to us: Kazunori Yamauchi. For those who… Read More »

Kazunori Yamauchi Re-Confirms Additional GT Sport Cars and Tracks Incoming

Almost six months out from the game’s release, Kazunori Yamauchi has confirmed more cars and tracks are indeed coming to Gran Turismo Sport. The news comes from the recent Audi Vision… Read More »

The Next Gran Turismo Probably Won't Be GT Sport 2

Kazunori Yamauchi has revealed that GT Sport may not be a main sequence Gran Turismo title after all. Yamauchi was speaking to German-language gaming site 4players during the Audi Vision… Read More »

Kazunori Yamauchi Reveals "AI League" in Stanford University Lecture

Gran Turismo’s founder, Kazunori Yamauchi, visited Stanford University in California recently to participate in the 17th “Open Garage Talk”. Open Garage Talk is a lecture series founded in 2012. It’s… Read More »

The Gran Turismo Movie Might Be Dead

In the summer of 2013, a Hollywood news site revealed that Sony Pictures was starting production on a Gran Turismo feature film. It was a surprise move, but Sony was… Read More »