18-strong entry listing for inaugural FIA GT Nations Cup
GT showpiece to be hosted at Bahrain Worldwide Circuit subsequent month
The primary-ever FIA GT Nations Cup has attracted an 18-strong entry listing with nations from all over the world set to battle for considered one of GT racing’s latest and most prestigious prizes.
Held on the Bahrain Worldwide Circuit on 1 December 2018, the occasion will pit nation towards nation in a patriotic twist on the standard racing format.
With entries open to at least one automotive representing one nation, this 12 months’s inaugural version impressively welcomes opponents from throughout Europe, Asia, Australasia, North America and South America.
A various mix of seasoned GT racers, burgeoning abilities and sportscar debutants comprise the FIA GT Nations Cup with vehicles being shared by one Silver and one Bronze-rated driver. Every crew should maintain a passport of the nation that they’re representing.
The European contingent brings with it sturdy GT pedigree as the UK, Germany, France, Belgium, Italy, Belarus, Sweden, Denmark, Russia and Turkey kind its assault on the FIA GT Nations Cup.
Japan, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Thailand and China ensures that Asia will probably be properly positioned for victory on the occasion, while Mexico, Argentina and Australia full the stellar line-up.
Competing vehicles will meet FIA GT3 rules racing over two observe periods, two qualifying periods, two qualifying races of sixty minutes every, and a 3rd and ultimate race of sixty minutes to find out the general winners.
The ultimate line-up contains seven completely different marques with Audi, Ferrari, Lamborghini, Nissan, Mercedes, McLaren and Porsche equipment all vying for glory.
Competing crews will be supported by any workforce, because it doesn’t should be a workforce of the identical nationality. Groups may also run a number of vehicles of various nationalities ought to they need to take action, with the likes of the skilled AF Corse, Rinaldi Racing and Herberth Motorsport squads boasting a number of entries.
The primary version of the FIA GT Nations Cup, promoted by SRO Motorsports Group in collaboration with the Bahrain Worldwide Circuit will happen from 30th November to 1st December 2018.
Source:: New paper 24 – Sports