Since ARSC announced it own championship there are some news. We are still official broadcaster of ASRC championship but the will organise it in association with iRacing Endurance Events and jon ERC (Endurance race Championship) 2016 on iRacing.com! This international championship will be broadcasted in
live by Paddock TV with a full coverage of qualifying, race and our ceremonial podium interview. This champiompship was initially composed of 6 rounds forum June 2016 to novembre 2016 and 3 categories (P2, GT1 and GT3) but now it’s 7 rounds and 1 race of 12 hours and only 2 categories ! Upadtes are in yellow in description below.
6 of 7 races will be a 6 hours race 1 will be a 12 hours race.
All races will have live admins in race control.
Now we discover calendar :
- Round 1 Jun 11, 2016 – 6 Hours of silverstone by ASRC – Silverstone Circuit Grand Prix
- Round 2 – Jul 2, 2016 – 6 Hours of Spa by ASRC – Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps Endurance
- Round 3 – Aug 13, 2016 – 6 Hours of Nurburgring by ASRC – Nürburgring Grand-Prix-Strecke BES/WEC
- Round 4 – Sep 10, 2016 – 6 Hours of COTA by ASRC – Circuit of the Americas Grand Prix
- Round 5 – Oct 22, 2016 – 6 Hours of Imola – Imola Grand Prix
- Round 6 – Nov 12, 2016 – 12 Hours of Suzuka by ASRC – Suzuka International
- Round 7 – Dec 3, 2016 – 6 Hours of Mount Panorama
Concerning all meeting timing :
- Practice : 1.00 pm GMT (15h00 for Paris)
- Qualifying : 2.00 pm GMT (16h00 for Paris)
- Race : 3.00 pm GMT (17h00 for Paris)
Now we will speak about the car. We said there will be 3 categories, 1 protoype and 2 GT class. Basicly 14 cars maximum may registerd for each races, but some tracks may allow more than 43 cars and more car will be accpeted :
- Acura ARX HPD
GT3 (BOP may be applicable if necessary)
- Audi R8 LMS
- BMW Z4
- McLaren MP4-12C
- Mercedes AMG GT3
45 Teams (maybe be more if track allow it) can have 1 to 5 drivers per car. Drivers and teams ranking are planned but a Nation ranking is still in rules. Race for your country in a big international championship with the best teams. Race directiors are trying to find some partnership to offer prizes money each races and for overall season but sponsorship is still ongoing.