2017 World GT Series season

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2017 World GT Series season
Competition World GT
Platform Used 397rFactor2.png rFactor 2
Rounds 6
Vehicle(s) Bentley, Ferrari, Lamborghini, McLaren, Mercedes, Porsche
Tyre Supplier(s) TBA
Teams 14
Drivers' Champion Estonia Risto Kappet
Teams' Champion Estonia EVAL Simracing Team
GT Series Seasons
2012 · 2013 · 2015 · 2016 · 2017 · 2018
GPVWC series in 2017
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Formula Challenge

Independent Series

Masters Series
International Touring Cup
World GT

The 2017 World GT Series was the fifth running of the GPVWC World GT Series. Risto Kappet successfully defended his Drivers' Championship crown, winning all 6 races that were contested. Streetfighter Racing Systems elected not to defend their Teams' Championship. EVAL Simracing Team won the Team's Championship.

Teams and drivers

World GT Team Base Team Vehicle Tyre No. Drivers Rounds
Canada STAX Racing Canada Halifax, Canada STAX Bentley Continental GT3 G 0 Peru Nico Barclay
2 Australia Thomas Hinss
Switzerland Scuderia Basilea Switzerland Binningen, Switzerland Basilea Ferrari 488 G 3 England James Wilson
England ST Racing England Chandler's Ford, England ST Mercedes AMG GT3 G 5 England Mark Fuller
6 Slovakia Erik Czakoi
England Cosmo Autosport Seiki Japan Hamamatsu, Japan Cosmo McLaren 650S G 7 Colombia Osvaldo Angelone
England TTF Racing England London, England TTF Lamborghini Huracan G 9  
England Epic Racing England Banbury, England Epic Bentley Continental GT3 G 11  
Wales Fanatec Draig Racing Wales Hirwaun, Wales Draig Lamborghini Huracan G 14 England Philip Morby
15 England Ben Willis
Estonia EVAL Simracing Team Estonia Talinn, Estonia EVAL Mercedes AMG GT3 G 1 Estonia Risto Kappet
17 Estonia Argo Teder
Brazil NEX E-Sports Club Brazil Brazil NEX Mercedes AMG GT3 G 18  
Denmark Wauters Nitor Velox Denmark Denmark Nitor Velox Lamborghini Huracan G 20  
South Africa RSA Protea SimSports South Africa South Africa Protea Mercedes AMG GT3 G 22 South Africa Lance Garrasino
23 South Africa Mark Henebury
England Quatermass Motorsport England England Quatermass Mercedes AMG GT3 G 24 England Max Spooner
25 Germany Christoph Lichtenstein
Mexico Bluvos TR Motorsports United States Detroit, MI, United States TR Bentley Continental GT3 G 26 Poland Konrad Zerebiec
27 Poland Mateusz Majka
Slovakia United ECZ Motorsports Team Slovakia Krásnohorské Podhradie, Slovakia UECZ Mercedes AMG GT3 G 28  


Race Weekend Format

19:15 GMT ~ Free Practice
19:35 GMT ~ Qualifying
19:50 GMT ~ Warmup
20:00 GMT ~ Race Start

2017 Calendar

Rounds Race Title Circuit Date Race Details
Track Time GMT Duration
1 Japanese GT Cup Japan Fuji Speedway 30th March TBC 19:15 60 Min.
2 Brazilian GT Cup Brazil Autódromo José Carlos Pace 13th April TBC 19:15 60 Min.
3 Italian GT Cup Italy Autodromo Internazionale Enzo e Dino Ferrari 27th April TBC 19:15 60 Min.
4 French GT Cup France Circuit Paul Ricard 211th May TBC 19:15 60 Min.
5 German GT Cup Germany Nurburgring 25th May TBC 19:15 60 Min.
6 Belgian GT Cup Belgium Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps 6th June TBC 19:15 60 Min.
7 British GT Cup United Kingdom Silverstone Circuit 22nd June TBC 19:15 60 Min.
8 American GT Cup United States Daytona International Speedway 7th July TBC 19:15 60 Min.