Maserati claimed both races at Monza in Round 1 of the Competition102 GT4 European Series. Race 1 saw the Luca Anselmi-Giorgio Sernagiotto crew from Villorba Corse take the win. Race 2 victory went to Romain Monti.
A chartered plane with special Maserati livery flew to Japan from Italy and unloaded 28 units of the new models. An hangar at Narita International Airport was chosen as the venue for the unveiling of the 2018 GranTurismo and GranCabrio to VIP guests soon after their arrival.