What is the FIA GT3 European Championship?

What is the FIA GT3 European Championship?

FIA GT3 European Championship races served as support races for the FIA GT1 World Championship races that took place in Europe. The FIA GT3 European Championship was launched in 2006 as a way to expand manufacturer involvement in motorsports as well as to help amateur drivers across Europe.

What is the history of Group GT3?

The regulations and homologations for Group GT3 were prepared by the FIA and ready by the start of the 2006 season, with eight manufacturers represented as the first Balance of Performance test prior to the debut of the FIA GT3 European Championship.

How many cars can be in a GT3 team?

There can be no more than six entries per marque (three two car teams), although teams entering cars in the GT1 championship can enter cars in GT3 beyond this restriction. The drivers in FIA GT3 are not on the same level as those in FIA GT, in that they are intended to be more amateur drivers than the professionals who are hired in FIA GT.

How many races are there in the German GT3 series?

Their initial season in 2007 will feature six races (all but one in Germany), serving as support races for the 24 Hours Nürburgring and Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters. [2] The series is the first national level version of FIA GT3.

The first FIA GT3 European Championship took place in 2005 and it was an instant hit with both fans and drivers. From the very first season, the GT3 category has set a benchmark for professionals and gentlemen drivers. The name GT3 refers to a category of racing cars that comply with the FIA regulations of the same name.

What is the minimum production number required for a GT3 car?

On 9 March 2018, it was announced that the FIA World Motor Sport Council approved the introduction of a new process, in which a minimum production number required for GT3 race cars would be enforced. Ten units must be made within twelve months as from the homologation date, twenty units must be made within twenty-four months and so on.

What are the regulations of the FIA?

Regulations. One of the FIA’s key objectives is to encourage and implement the adoption of common regulations for all forms of motor sports and series across the world. This section contains the wide range of FIA Sporting and Technical Regulations in an easily downloadable format.

What is a Group GT3 car?

Since then, Group GT3 has expanded to become the de facto category for many national and international grand touring series, although some series modify the ruleset from the FIA standard. By 2013, nearly 20 automobile manufacturers have built or been represented with GT3 machines.