2012 FIA GT1 World Championship season
The FIA GT1 World Championship in 2012 was the third and final season of the FIA GT1 World Championship. Nine events were held, in which two races were held. Thus, a total number of 18 races revealed. The season start was on April 8 in Nogaro and the season finale on September 30 at Donington.
- 4.1 Scoring
At the request of Stéphane Ratel Organisation ( SRO ), the organizer of the FIA GT1 World Championship, this was played in the 2012 season with GT3 vehicles. Since there were not enough participants for GT1 cars, the SRO decided to change the vehicles. The name of the race series remained unchanged.
Teams and Drivers
At the press conference the Stéphane Ratel Organisation during the 24 - hour race at Spa -Francorchamps in July 2011, five of the already active teams ( Young Driver AMR, Munnich Motorsport, JR Motorsports, Marc VDS Racing Team and Belgian Racing) as a participant for 2012 presented. Only Munnich Motorsport came in 2012 actually on, the other teams withdrew their commitment.
Of the established teams Munnich Motorsport and Hexis Racing went to their respective third season. Vita4One Racing Reiter Engineering and drove in the championship in 2010, then translated but a year out and went so in its second season.
The first version of the racing calendar consisted of ten race weekends with new events in Greater Noida, Moscow, Nogaro, Orechová Potôň and Yeongam. Abu Dhabi, the Sachsenring, Silverstone, San Luis and Le Castellet were not transferred from the previous year.
The scheduled for September race weekend at the Korean International Circuit, however, was removed in the course of the season from the calendar. On 1 July 2012, the two scheduled races were canceled in China on the Gold Port Circuit and Ordos International Circuit. They were replaced by a second race, the race on the Moscow Raceway had to be brought forward as a result of schedule changes on the Slovakiaring and the second guest appearance of the GT1 World Championship at the Nürburgring after 2010.. In early September, the planned for December Final race was taken in Greater Noida from the calendar and replaced with Donington Park. Thus, only had nine races on a continent part of the series.
World Cup ratings
The first six positions in the qualification race and the first ten positions in the championship race were awarded with points. To be counted, had 75 % of the race distance be completed. Drivers had to drive the vehicle at least 25 minutes in order to be entitled to points for the race.