GT World Problem confirms COTA opener for 2020
SRO Motorsports America has introduced that it’ll return to Circuit of The Americas to launch its 2020 schedule subsequent March. So as to maintain to a six-round championship, the Indianapolis Eight Hours will now turn out to be a voluntary occasion for GT World Problem America groups.
“After asserting the decreased schedule, we acquired a variety of suggestions from our groups and companions keen to maintain COTA,” mentioned Staci Langham, GT Sequence Supervisor at SRO America. “We’re excited to proceed to open the season in Austin and thank all our groups and drivers for his or her continued suggestions and help. Even with the Indy Eight Hours as a non-points occasion, we now have nice curiosity from our paddock to take part within the Intercontinental GT Problem endurance race.”
The up to date 2020 schedule is as follows:
March 7-8, Circuit of The Americas – Austin, TX
Might 16-17, Canadian Tire Motorsports Park – Bowmanville, ON
June 6-7, Virginia Worldwide Raceway – Alton, VA
August 8-9, Sonoma Raceway – Sonoma, CA
August 29-30, Street America – Elkhart Lake, WI
September 19-20, Watkins Glen Worldwide – Watkins Glen, NY
GT World Problem America groups and drivers will then be invited to compete on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on October 2-4, for Spherical Four of 2020’s Intercontinental GT Problem Powered by Pirelli.
For 2020, updates to the category construction in GT World Problem America will comply with parts which have confirmed profitable in different SRO-operated sequence. The brand new season will characteristic Professional-Am, Silver, and Am classes. Professional-Am pairings can be restricted to a Platinum or Gold Professional and a Bronze Am, whereas Silver will characteristic two Silver-rated drivers with Bronze that includes two Bronze-rated drivers.
The sequence will proceed to supply dwell or same-day TV protection of Sunday’s race on CBS Sports activities Community in North America. GT World Problem America, Europe, and Asia can be part of 200 hours of protection on CBSSN.
Every spherical will proceed to be streamed dwell on SRO’s GT World YouTube channel and throughout syndicated platforms in Europe and Asia. SRO studies that this previous season, livestream views of GT World Problem America have benefited from world distribution averaging practically 1 million views per weekend.