British GT Announces Revised 2020 Calendar

The British GT Championship has announced a revised 2020 Calendar, featuring nine races across six UK events.

Four events initially postponed due to the Covid-19 pandemic will be rescheduled, with all races taking place within the UK to reduce travel requirements. This means the series will not visit Spa-Francorchamps in Belgium this year.

Oulton Park has retained its season opening slot, moving to the weekend of 1st-2nd August with a pair of 60 minute races.

The series then moves on to Donington Park on August 15th-16th, with a 60 minute race and 2-hour race taking place on the same day. Brands Hatch retains its original August 29th-30th date and 2-hour race format.

The championship then returns to Donington Park for what would have been the series finale on 19th-20th September. This race duration has been increased to 3 hours, although this date does pose a headache for some teams and drivers in clashing with the rescheduled Le Mans 24 Hours.

The calendar then continues into the autumn, with a pair of 60 minute sprint races at Snetterton on October 3rd-4th, before the championship finale, the Silverstone 500 on November 7th-8th. This date raises the tantalising prospect of a twilight race to finish the season, although this is not confirmed at this stage.

There is currently no confirmation as to whether these events will be behind closed doors, and the calendar is still subject to change following government advice and regulations surrounding the coronavirus outbreak.

Full Calendar:

August 1st-2nd: Oulton Park, 2 x 1 Hour

August 15th-16th: Donington Park, 1 x 1 Hour, 1 x 2 Hours

August 29th-30th: Brands Hatch, 1 x 2 Hour

September 19th-20th: Donington Park, 1 x 3 Hour

October 3rd-4th: Snetterton, 2 x 1 Hour

November 7th-8th: Silverstone, 1 x 3 Hour

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