Tag Archive: SRO Motorsports Group

Nov 27

Glittering finale brings anniversary celebrations to a close

SRO Motorsports Group ready for the next 25 years

The SRO’s ’25 Years of GT Racing’ anniversary event came to an end at the Palais Brongniart in Paris with a spectacular gala evening, an emotional and impressive celebration of the highlights of the past quarter of a century of GT racing. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 25

Audi and Markus Winkelhock honoured as the 2017 Intercontinental GT Challenge champions

SRO Awards ceremony

Glamorous finish to the 2017 SRO Motorsports Group championshipsThe 2017 season came to a glamorous end in Paris yesterday, when the SRO Motorsports Group celebrated 25 Years of GT Racing. Part of the event at the Palais Brongniart was the traditional SRO Awards ceremony, celebrating the 2017 champions. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 25

Glamorous finish to the 2017 SRO Motorsports Group championships

2017 title winners honoured at SRO’s Night of the Champions in Paris

2017 title winners honoured at SRO's Night of the Champions in ParisAttended by representatives from all series and championships organised by the SRO Motorsports Group, the annual Award Ceremony was the perfect occasion to put this year’s excellent performances in the spotlight.
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Oct 02

SRO Motorsports Group restores Pro-Am identity of the Blancpain GT Series

Number of cars with full Pro line-up limited to 26

SRO Motorsports Group restores Pro-Am identity of the Blancpain GT Series Having learned from the past experiences of full Pro championships in GT1, in the late nineties and again some ten years later, the SRO Motorsports Group wishes to stop the increasing professionalisation of the Blancpain GT Series, where the average number of Pro cars has gone from 11 in 2011 to 32 this season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 01

SRO and GTA renew Motul Sepang 12 Hours partnership

Race organisers maintain strong links with Super GT promoter

Sepang 12 Hours logoBoth parties working to encourage Japanese entries. Intercontinental GT Challenge finale scheduled for December 7-10. Motul Sepang 12 Hours organisers SRO Motorsports Group have renewed their partnership with Super GT promoter, GT Association, in a bid to encourage more Japanese teams and drivers to compete in Asia’s only Intercontinental GT Challenge round on December 7-10. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 25

SRO, GTA, Mobilityland and SMSC unveil Suzuka 10 Hours format

Joint FIA GT3, GT300 and ST-X race to feature Pro, Pro/Am and Am classes

SRO Motorsports GroupSRO Motorsports Group, GT Association, event promoter Mobilityland Corporation and organiser Suzuka Motor Sport Club have revealed further details about the inaugural Suzuka 10 Hours during a joint press conference held at the circuit earlier today (August 25).

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Jul 29

SRO Motorsports Group unveils the future of GT racing

Not only will all the existing SRO Series continue but there will also be some new initiatives.

At his annual press conference during the Total 24 Hours of Spa, Founder and CEO Stephane Ratel unveiled the plans of the SRO Motorsports Group for the near future. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 27

Jean-François Chaumont (1950-2017)

It is with great sadness that we have learned of the loss of Jean-François Chaumont

Jean-François Chaumont (1950-2017)Jean-François was best known as the long-time promoter and organiser of the Spa 24 Hours. He started working for the Belgian endurance classic in 1978, and for three decades he headed the organisation committee. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 24

Stephane Ratel and SRO Motorsports Group – 25 Years of GT Racing (+video)

 It was the launch of the Gentleman Drivers Trophy, for the French sportscar manufacturer Venturi

Stephane Ratel and SRO Motorsports Group - 25 Years of GT Racing (+video)During the fourth weekend of June 1992, exactly 25 years ago, Stephane Ratel organised his first ever race, on the Bugatti Circuit in Le Mans.

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Apr 07

Stunning 30-car entry list set to kick off 2017 GT4 European Series Southern Cup in Nogaro

6 manufacturers represented over 30 cars and 16 teams for 50th Easter Cups

New dawn for France’s GT racing scene under the stewardship of SRO Motorsports Group. The 50th running of Nogaro’s iconic Easter Cups opens a new chapter on the French GT racing scene with the 2017 GT4 European Series Southern Cup – France’s revamped FFSA GT Championship kicking off on April 15-17.

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Apr 06

New prominent partners confirmed for 2017 GT4 European Series Southern Cup

These new major supporters bring along a wealth of trust and experience

The momentum and anticipation continue to rise ahead of the inaugural 2017 GT4 European Series Southern Cup campaign, as championship promoters SRO Motorsports Group confirm three new prominent partners. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 20

China GT Championship latest to adopt SRO’s GT4 class and BoP

Opening round of China GT Championship takes place at Audi Beijing Goldenport Motor Park 

SRO Motorsports Group is delighted to announce that the China GT Championship has become the latest series to adopt its GT4 class and Balance of Performance (BoP) regulations. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 07

Premier partners announced for 2017 GT4 European Series Southern Cup

FFSA GT Championship as part of its new-look GT4 European Series

SRO Motorsports Group is delighted to announce the first prominent partners that will officially support the 2017 GT4 European Series Southern Cup throughout its debut season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 04

SRO Motorsports join Suzuka Circuit and GTA to unveil first joint GT3/GT300 race

47th Summer Endurance Suzuka 10 Hours confirmed for August 2018

Global GT racing promoter SRO Motorsports Group has joined forces with SUPER GT Series organiser GTA and Mobilityland to stage the first ever joint GT3/GT300 race. The 10-hour endurance event will take place at the world famous Suzuka Circuit in Japan on 23-26 August 2018. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 04

Emotional pole for Ferrari and Toni Vilander

2017 Bathurst 12-Hour

At the wheel of the #88 Maranello Motorsport Ferrari Toni Vilander took pole for the Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour, opening round of the 2017 Intercontinental GT Challenge. Pole in the GT4 category went to #48 M-Motorsport KTM X-Bow GT4. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 12

Pirelli continues to supply new-look GT4 European Series exclusively, now including FFSA French GT Championship

Pirelli will return to the FFSA French GT Championship next year, as part of the new-look GT4 European Series, promoted by SRO Motorsports Group

The French series is part of an overall structure of regional GT racing throughout Europe, which forms the GT4 European Series. The GT4 European Series– which is split into the Northern Cup and Southern Cup, as well as an overall title – is organised and promoted by SRO, which is also behind the headlining Blancpain GT Series, where Pirelli has a long-term tyre supply agreement.

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Nov 29

Exciting 2016 season comes to a close at SRO Night of the Champions

The 2016 Blancpain GT Series proved to be an exciting affair

Exciting 2016 season comes to a close at SRO Night of the Champions 2016’s Blancpain GT Series campaign came to its formal conclusion last Sunday at the Tower of London where SRO’s Night of the Champions awards ceremony took place. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 01

MOTUL becomes Title Sponsor of Sepang 12 Hours

Motul Sepang 12 Hours

Internationally renowned oil and lubricant specialist Motul becomes the title sponsor of the Sepang 12 Hours, the final race of the inaugural edition of the Intercontinental GT Challenge, the premier global GT championship organised and promoted by the SRO Motorsports Group. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 29

Mercedes-AMG takes pole for 2016 Total 24 Hours of Spa

SRO Motorsports Group shapes the future of GT racing

Mercedes-AMG takes pole for 2016 Total 24 Hours of Spa Clemens Schmid, at the wheel of the #85 HTP Motorsport Mercedes-AMG, has claimed pole position for the 2016 Total 24 Hours of Spa, the highlight of the Blancpain GT Series and Intercontinental GT Challenge.

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Jul 14

SRO Motorsports Group enters into partnership with Champagne House Janisson

Champagne house Janisson is the most recent of exclusive companies joining SRO Motorsports Group

Total 24 Hours of Spa logo SRO Motorsports Group and Champagne house Janisson have started a new partnership for the Total 24 Hours of Spa, adding a prestigious name to an already impressive list of blue riband partners. Read the rest of this entry »

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