GT4 European Series

The GT4 European Cup is a motorsport race series for Gran Turismo vehicles of category Sports and GT4 -Light.

History

It was created in 2007 by the SRO Belgium to life after the SRO had established in previous years, the FIA GT Championship and the FIA GT3 European Championship. The European Cup, thus representing the low-cost entry into the SRO initiated by GT racing series and is aimed with in accordance with the sporting regulations mainly to pay drivers, professionals are not excluded. The championship was first awarded only for the driver, in addition since 2008, but there is a team championship for the class GT4. In the same year also another vehicle category was announced. Despite the measure, the number of starters only increased marginally.

Rules

By 2007, two races were held per race weekend. Since the 2008 season, three races are held. The first two take place over a distance of 25 minutes, the third on 50 minutes. In this third race, a pit stop must be completed, in which a driver change can take place, but is not mandatory. Points are awarded according to the scheme 10-8-6-5-4-3-2-1.

Eligible Vehicles

  • Aston Martin V8 Vantage N24 ( Prodrive )
  • Aston Martin V8 Vantage GT4 ( Prodrive, 2009)
  • BMW M3 GT4 (2009)
  • BMW Z4 M Coupe
  • Corvette C6 GT4
  • Ford Mustang FR500C GT4 ( Matech Concepts )
  • Ginetta G50
  • Lotus Exige GT4 ( Lotus Sport )
  • Maserati Trofeo
  • Nissan 350Z
  • Porsche Cayman
  • Porsche 997 GT3 (2009)

First, in 2008, another class was added under the name Sports Light and renamed in 2009 in Super Sport. There mainly started Roadster, with a minimum weight of 750 kg.

  • Donkervoort D8GT
  • KTM X -Bow
  • Lotus 2 -Eleven ( Lotus Sport )
  • Peugeot 207 Spider ( 2009)

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