SRO proclaims GT America sequence for 2021
With the declared intention of a “return of its roots in GT racing in North America,” SRO Motorsports America has introduced the debut of a brand new sequence for 2021, GT America. The brand new single-driver dash format harkens again to the unique World Problem dash sequence format and options each late and early mannequin GT3 variants, SRO’s latest class GT2, in addition to GT4 platforms.
The 2021 season can have seven rounds and 14 races. The occasion is configured as a Friday to Sunday occasion. The sequence will comply with their regular driver classification course of with an emphasis on Bronze drivers.
“We’re excited to announce GT America. Single-driver dash racing has at all times been a part of our DNA,” stated SRO Motorsports America president and CEO Greg Gill. “By bringing collectively our current GT2 and GT4 dash entrants with GT3 automobiles, we’ll create a dynamic grid destined to supply nice racing for drivers and groups in our Dash format.”
GT America races might be streamed reside globally on the SRO GT World YouTube channel in addition to broadcast on CBS Sports activities Community.
GT World Problem America powered by AWS
The premier SRO America championship — GT World Problem America powered by AWS — returns with a constant look to construct momentum and development in GT racing. The American contingent of the brand new world GT World Problem will characteristic seven rounds, two-driver 90-minute doubleheaders, and a featured race along side the Intercontinental GT Problem powered by Pirelli Indianapolis 8 Hour.
In an effort to cut back prices, race weekends might be restricted to a few days, Friday via Sunday. The chance for all-Professional line-ups has additionally been confirmed to additional improve the grid.
Pirelli GT4 America
For 2021, Pirelli GT4 America shifts gears and focuses on the SprintX format that includes two-driver, one-hour doubleheaders. As introduced, the Dash class strikes to GT America to deliver again multi-class GT racing.
The TC America championship will proceed to characteristic three distinct classes, with SRO’s TC and TCA staying unchanged for 2021. Each showcased elevated producer platforms and assist and featured robust automobile counts all through the season. For subsequent yr, TC America will characteristic a brand new class dubbed TCX. This class will characteristic the just lately launched BMW M2 CS Racing together with different SRO homologated platforms
The summer season break will permit for an elevated American concentrate on SRO’s characteristic occasion — the Whole 24 Hours of Spa — with American drivers and groups inspired to be part of that GT occasion.
2021 provisional schedule
March 5-7, Sonoma Raceway, Sonoma, CA
April TBA, Circuit of The Americas, Austin, TX
Could 21-23, Canadian Tire Motorsports Park, Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada
June 11-13, Virginia Worldwide Raceway, Alton, VA
August 27-29, Highway America, Elkhart Lake, WI
September 17-19, Watkins Glen Int’l, Watkins Glen, NY
October 15-17, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Indianapolis, IN