2016 International Touring Cup season
|Competition||International Touring Cup|
|Platform Used||rFactor 2|
|Mod Used||NGTC Custom|
|Vehicle(s)||Honda, Ford, Toyota, Chevrolet, BMW, Mitsubishi|
|Tyre Supplier(s)||Dunlop D|
|Drivers' Champion||Adrian Holm|
|Teams' Champion||Enterprise GP|
|International Touring Cup Seasons|
|2013/14 · 2014 · 2015 · 2016 · 2017|
|GPVWC series in 2016|
The 2016 International Touring Cup season will be the fourth running of the GPVWC International Touring Cup season. Eric Stranne entered the season as defending Drivers' champion for the second year running whilst his own outfit, Ice Cold Racing, entered as the reigning Teams' champions.
Race Weekend Format
19:15 GMT ~ Free Practice
19:35 GMT ~ Qualifying
19:50 GMT ~ Warmup
20:00 GMT ~ Race One Start
20:20 GMT ~ Warmup
20:30 GMT ~ Race Two Start
20:50 GMT ~ Warmup
21:00 GMT ~ Race Three Start
- Second and Third race start times dependent on the finishing time of the preceding race, with roughly a 10 minute warmup/break period in-between.
Teams and drivers
- Apex Racing, Bastvik Grand Prix, Cosmo Autosport, CSG Racing, Downforce iZone Racing, Measuric Racing, MTR Motorsport, Torrent Motorsports, Triple Twenty, TTF Racing, Wauters Automotive and YTF1 all did not continue into the 2016 season.
- Having withdrawn from the 2015 championship mid-season, THR did not return to the series in 2016.
New and returning entries
- Woods Racing returned to the series following a 2-year absence.
- Edonis Engineering, EVAL Simracing Team, Hinss Motorsport, Holland Racing Team, Origin Front Row Racing, STAX Racing and Streamline Engineering all entered the series for the first time in 2016.
|1||British Touring Cup||2016 British Touring Cup||Donington Park, North West Leicestershire||Mixed||rFactor 2||22nd August||12||19:00|
|2||Portuguese Touring Cup||2016 Portuguese Touring Cup||Autódromo do Estoril, Estoril||Dry||rFactor 2||5th September||11||19:00|
|3||Polish Touring Cup||2016 Polish Touring Cup||Tor Poznań, Poznań||Dry||rFactor 2||19th September||12||19:00|
|4||French Touring Cup||2016 French Touring Cup||Circuit de la Sarthe (Bugatti Circuit), Le Mans||Dry||rFactor 2||3rd October||11||19:00|
|5||Dubai Touring Cup||2016 Dubai Touring Cup||Dubai Autodrome, Dubailand||Dry||rFactor 2||17th October||11||19:00|
|6||Brazilian Touring Cup||2016 Brazilian Touring Cup||Autódromo José Carlos Pace, São Paulo||TBC||rFactor 2||31st October||TBC||19:00|
- † each round consists of three races of equal length.
- For the first time in its history, the series calendar was shortened. Running at six rounds long, it is set to be the shortest International Touring Cup season to date.
- Though returning alongside two other established touring cups, the Brazilian round would be the only example of a returning circuit for the 2016 season.
- Both the British and Portuguese Touring Cups returned, both traveling to new circuits; Donington Park and the Autódromo do Estoril respectively.
- Three brand new touring cups were established for this season based in Poland, France and Dubai.
Results and standings
- 1 Though Rudy van Buren took pole position in Dubai, due to a number of penalties for both himself and many other individuals in France, it would eventually be Eric Stranne who started from P1 in Race 1.
Points are awarded to the top 15 classified finishers.
Bold - Pole
† Drivers did not finish the race, but were classified as they completed over 90% of the race distance.
Bold – Pole
† Cars did not finish the race, but were classified as they completed over 90% of the race distance.
2015 International Touring Cup season
|GPVWC International Touring Cup season
2017 International Touring Cup season