SCCA provides GT-X class for homologated automobiles
The SCCA Board of Administrators authorized the rule set to create GT-X, a brand new Summit Racing Gear Street Racing class designed to seize internationally homologated automobiles and tube body automobiles exterior of the present obtainable courses. Eligible automobiles will embody these homologated to FIA GT3, SRO GT4 and TCR specs.
The GT-X class shall be eligible in any respect Regional, Majors and Hoosier Racing Tire SCCA Tremendous Tour occasions in 2019. That won’t embody the 2019 SCCA Nationwide Championship Runoffs, though it may very well be thought-about for future Runoffs occasions.
“There’s a enormous motion worldwide for homologated GT and Touring-style race automobiles, however there hasn’t been a transparent manner for all of those automobiles to race with SCCA,” SCCA Vice President and COO Eric Prill stated. “The Membership Racing Board’s introduction of the GT-X class is a quite simple and chic resolution for folks to take pleasure in these spectacular automobiles with SCCA.”
Along with the FIA GT3, SRO GT4 and TCR courses, which can comply with worldwide automobile laws, GT-X can even welcome tube body automobiles at present categorized in SCCA GT-1 that want to add further aerodynamic, wheel, brake and gasoline supply modifications, in addition to automobiles constructed earlier to Grand-Am tube body specs.
“The aim of GT-X is to offer a spot for these automobiles to race inside SCCA, not essentially steadiness efficiency of every automobile or one particular class rule set to a different,” SCCA Membership Racing Board Chairman-Elect Peter Keane stated.
As a result of it isn’t a category that shall be actively managed with steadiness of efficiency changes as soon as the season has began, GT-X will race for occasion awards and contingency prizes, however for 2019 is not going to acknowledge Majors Convention or Hoosier Tremendous Tour championships.
SCCA has obtained permission to make use of the present rule units via their respective organizing our bodies, together with the FIA, Stephane Ratel Group (SRO) and World Sporting Consulting (WSC).