BRITISH GT CHAMPIONSHIP
The British GT Championship showcases the most prestigious and stylish sportscar grid of any national motorsport championship in the world. The 2017 season will visit six UK venues with one international event held at the Belgian circuit, Spa-Francorchamps.
For the fans, the British GT Championship offers a spectacular motorsport experience. With glamorous supercars racing bumper-to-bumper, ground-shaking noise, breathtaking speeds and all the drama of pit stops and driver changeovers, the race experience is one not to be missed.
Closely reflecting their road-going equivalents to keep maintenance costs to a minimum, GT3 specification racecars allow limited alterations to suspension, engine and bodywork. Including such cars as Audi's R8 LMS ultra, the Ferrari 488 Italia GT3, Porsche's 991 GT3 R, the BMW Z4 GT3, the McLaren MP4-12C, Mercedes' AMG GT3, the Nissan NISMO GT-R GT3, Aston Martin's V12 Vantage, and the Bentley Continental GT3.
Since 2011 the GT3 B class has been introduced to allow for slightly older spec GT3 machinery to compete. Including such cars as Ferrari 430, Aston Martin DBRS9.
The GT4 category includes an abundance of GT4-homologated cars, the closest class of road car to race car you can find. The category provides exciting cars such as the all-new Toyota GT86 GT4, Lotus Evora GT4, Nissan 370Z, BMW M3 GT4, Aston Martin GT4, Porsche Cayman GT4, Maserati GranTurismo GT4 and the Ginetta G55 and highly successful G50.
This class is generally made of one-make championship cars, such as the Porsche Cup and the Ferrari Challenge, regulated by power to weight ratio. Changes of bodywork material and sizes may be granted, for example rear wings may be fitted, subject to the eligibility scrutineer's approval.
This class will be for cars selected by the organisers that do not comply with the regulations GT3, GT4 or GTC.
Provisional 2017 Calendar
|Rounds 1 & 2||April 15th/17th||Oulton Park International|
|Round 3||April 29th/30th||Rockingham ISSCL|
|Rounds 4 & 5||May 27th/28th||Snetterton 300|
|Round 6||June 10th/11th||Silverstone GP|
|Round 7||July 7th/8th||Spa-Francorchamps|
|Round 8||August 5th/6th||Brands Hatch GP|
|Round 9||September 23rd/24th||Donington Park GP|
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