2007 Avon Tyres British GT Championship Calendar
SRO announced these dates at the Avon Tyres British GT Championship dinner on Friday evening (October 27).

Oulton Park April 9
Donington Park April 22 (2 hours)
Snetterton June 3
Brands Hatch July 15
Silverstone August 12 (2 hours)
Thruxton August 26
Croft September 9
Rockingham September 30

It’s ‘peace in our time’ as regards use of the MSV circuits, despite indications from SRO back in August that an agreement could not be reached between the two organisations.

"Our events at MSV circuits in 2006 were a huge success, with the teams and competitors appreciating the challenge and professional presentation they deliver," commented Stephane Ratel. "In addition, the strong emphasis placed upon event promotion by MSV always helps to bring in strong crowds.”

“I am delighted that SRO and MSV have found common ground to have F3 GT on MSV circuits in 2007,” said Jonathan Palmer, CEO of MotorSport Vision. “SRO has unrivalled knowledge of GT racing in particular and I am very excited about the potential of combining MSV's circuit and promotional expertise with the excellent F3 GT race programme SRO will deliver, to ensure our events continue to produce great racing, appreciated by ever increasing crowds."

So the championship is held over eight meetings and 14 races (12 one-hour races and two two-hour races), with all of them held on the UK mainland.

Out then go Mondello Park, Pau and Magny-Cours, and back in come Thruxton and Croft – to add to the six venues also used in 2006: Oulton Park, Donington Park, Snetterton, Brands Hatch, Silverstone and Rockingham.

All eight circuits (for the GTs) will also see the F3s racing there too – the single-seaters also heading to Bucharest, Monza and Spa. The availability of a different circuit layout means that the F3s can return to Rockingham in 2007.

“The 2007 season will begin next Easter at MSV’s Oulton Park," added Ratel. "After a very successful meeting in 2006, there is no better place to start.”


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