Euro GT Style
from the lady admiring her nails, the Euro GT crowd seem to know
how to enjoy themselves – based on these images from the launch
of the 2006 series, at its Brazilian Race Night at Bag Wegburg in
Germany last weekend.
150 guests were present for the pre-season event,
and Hein and Anje Hartman look as though they’re going to
assemble an impressive and varied grid this year.
“There will be a start grid of only genuine GT cars. We are
looking forward to seeing brands like Porsche and Ferrari of course,
but also Marcos, Maserati, Saleen, Viper, Corvette, and possibly
BMW and more.”
here on Monday of this week, there
will be three classes EGT1, EGT2 and EGT3, and without restrictors,
expect up to 700 bhp from the most powerful cars in EGT1.
of the Swissracing Team, with something like 700 bhp, will race
in EGT1, while standard V8Star cars will race in EGT2.
Austrian Gottfried Grasser exlains the appeal of the series: “Our
Ultima was built according to the GT1 Regulations but it has no
homologation. Unfortunately we were not able to let this car compete
in the proper way so far. We are therefore very happy with the new
platform. The race format, the event program presented, plus the
international character which we find in the Euro GT Series is very
important for our marketing partners and team sponsors. That is
why we have opted for the Euro GT Series.”
aim is for the series to headline its own events, but for this year,
the Euro GTs will be added to other programmes (LMS at Spa in May
One other attraction
of the revived Euro GTs is the full season entry fee – just
The five confirmed
Nürburgring (with the GTP series)
May 12-14, Spa (with LMS)
July 7-9, Zolder (Super Prix)
July 21-23, EuroSpeedway Lausitz (with Belcar)
September 15-17, Dijon (GTP).
Other dates are in negotiation.