Bell Racing Helmets teams up with the upcoming film, GRAN TURISMO: BASED ON A TRUE STORY
Mooresville (NC, United States), August 10th, 2023 - Racing Force USA, a company of Racing Force Group, specialized in the development, production and marketing of safety components for motorsport worldwide and listed on the Euronext Growth segment in Milan and Paris, has announced its collaboration with upcoming sports action movie, GRAN TURISMO: BASED ON A TRUE STORY, which is set to release theatrically in the U.S. on August 25th and in the rest of the world afterwards.
The Group's brand, Bell Racing Helmets, supplied helmets to the film production, which were used in real racing scenes by the actors and stunt drivers.
The GT6 Pro full-face helmet and the MAG-10 open face helmet are the two Bell models included in the GRAN TURISMO: BASED ON A TRUE STORY movie. They are both manufactured with advanced composite materials, combining low weight and safety, and developed with numerous cutting-edge solutions. GT6 Pro and MAG-10 helmets comply with FIA 8859-2015 standards, ensuring an identical level of protection for professional drivers and amateur customers. Racing Force Group provided further support to the movie, supplying OMP racewear products, such as suits, boots and gloves.
Kyle Kietzmann, CO-CEO of Racing Force USA, commented: "Our Group is made up of enthusiasts, and for this we are truly honored to have collaborated with Sony Pictures on GRAN TURISMO. Through the Bell brand, we have supplied the same helmets adopted in the most important international motorsport categories, as well as by amateur drivers, always guaranteeing the same level of protection and the same leading-edge technology. This is also why we love the plot of the GRAN TURISMO film and the original story of Jann Mardenborough, an underdog talent who has achieved his dream of competing at the pinnacle of motorsport in an unprecedented way."
Gran Turismo: Based on a True Story
Gran Turismo is based on the unbelievable true story of a team of unlikely underdogs – a struggling working-class gamer (Archie Madekwe), a failed former racecar driver (David Harbour), and an idealistic motorsport executive (Orlando Bloom). Together, they risk it all to take on the most elite sport in the world. Gran Turismo is an inspiring, thrilling, and action-packed story that proves that nothing is impossible when you’re fueled from within. Directed by Neill Blomkamp. Screenplay by Jason Hall and Zach Baylin. Story by Jason Hall and Alex Tse. Based on the PLAYSTATION STUDIOS video game. Produced by Doug Belgrad, Asad Qizilbash, Carter Swan and Dana Brunetti. Executive producers are Matthew Hirsch, Jason Hall, Kazunori Yamauchi and Hermen Hulst. The film stars David Harbour, Orlando Bloom, Archie Madekwe, Darren Barnet, Geri Halliwell Horner and Djimon Hounsou.