It confirms the calendar of the Blancpain GT Series 2018

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SRO Motorsport has unveiled the calendar of the season 2018 of the Blancpain GT Series on the occasion of the dispute of the 24 Hours of Spa, as is almost tradition. In this aspect, the promoter of the championship has opted for continuity to promote the stability for the equipment, to such an extent that we maintain the same ten appointments that you have the calendar of this season and the pre-test in Paul Ricard, although there are some date changes. For his part, has also published the calendar of the Intercontinental GT Challenge, in this case with a single change.

The Blancpain GT Series is divided again in the Sprint Cup and Endurance Cup, with five short quotes and five of resistance. In this aspect, after the usual test in Paul Ricard, which also serve to calibrate the performance of the GT3, the championship will start with the quote in the sprint in Zolder, which changes its position in the calendar by Misano. The test Italian happens to be played at the end of June, the whole time the 1,000-km Paul Ricard ahead of at the beginning of that month to accommodate the GP of France of Formula 1. The contest will end in Barcelona with the fifth round of resistance.

Calendar of the Blancpain GT Series 2018

Date Circuit Country Mode
07-08 April 2018 Zolder Belgium Sprint
21-22 April 2018 Monza Italy Endurance
05-06 may 2018 Brands Hatch Great Britain Sprint
12-13 may 2018 Silverstone Great Britain Endurance
02-03 June 2018 1,000 km Paul Ricard France Endurance
23-24 June 2018 Misano Italy Sprint
26-29 July 2018 24 hours of Spa Belgium Endurance
Date to be determined Hungaroring Hungary Sprint
15-16 September 2018 Nürburgring Germany Sprint
29-30 September 2018 Barcelona Spain Endurance

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For his part, the Intercontinental GT Challenge maintains its structure of four tests, but in this case if there is a change in the calendar. Bathurst served to open the competition and the 24 Hours of Spa shall serve as the sole test of the contest. All in all, Stéphane Ratel has achieved one of its major objectives with the inclusion of the 10 Hours of Suzuka, a test that replaces the round that has been played these past two years at Sepang. In this way, the calendar will be closed by the last race in Laguna Seca, in this case with a test of 8 hours.

provisional Timetable Intercontinental GT Challenge 2018

Date Circuit Country Mode
02-04 February 2018 12 Hours of Bathurst Australia Endurance
26-29 July 2018 24 Hours of Spa Belgium Endurance
25-26 August 2018 10 Hours of Suzuka Japan Endurance
20-21 October 2018 8 Hours of Laguna Seca united States Endurance