After a year full of emotions, the Blancpain GT Series closed its season 2016
Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya in a weekend that crowned their latest champions. All in all, now is the time to review the numbers of a season
have been disputed 7.656,75 kilometers in the race. Distance
has been split between 1,499,55 kilometres that have been disputed in the
Sprint Cup and 6.157,19 kilometres of which have formed the Endurance Cup, leaving
including in this distance the mileage the 24 Hours of Spa, the most
long of the season with a total of 3.719,12 miles contested.
All the figures for the season 2016 for the Blancpain GT Series are not so great, although it was disputed 1323 laps in total, 960 in the Endurance Cup and 363 in the Sprint Cup. Despite this, it has been a year of successes as evidenced by the 65 cars gathered in the 24 Hours of Spa or the 31 cars that ended up in the same second in the ranking of the 3 Hours of Monza. A sample of the great equality that there have been 11 car manufacturers represented in the Blancpain GT.
From these manufacturers, five brands have earned at least one victory, every time that Audi (2) BMW (1), Lamborghini (1), Mercedes-AMG (3) and McLaren (3) have tasted the sweetness of success. Victories that have come with a margin of 1.257 seconds of media between the first and second in the Sprint Cup and 24.087 seconds in the overall championship. The margin’s smallest winner was 0.304 seconds in the qualifying race of the event to the Sprint at the Nürburgring, while the smaller distance to get the pole are fixed in 0,015 seconds in Misano.