24hour series announces 2017 prototype calendar

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Creventic, the organisers of the 24H series, have announced their calendar for the the 2017 24H PROTO SERIES with 4 races taking place around Europe plus the already announced opener in Dubai.

The 24H PROTO SERIES will include four twelve-hour races in 2017. April 21-22 – Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours – France, July 7-9 – Hankook 12H MISANO – Italy, August 18-19 – Hankook 12H PAUL RICARD – France, October 6-8 – Spa-Francorchamps – Belgium.

The series will kick off on January 10-11 with the already announced support event at the Hankook 24H Dubai 24 hours where the cars will compete in 3x3 hour races.

The 24H PROTO SERIES is open to a wide variety of prototype race cars with a number of different classes. The P3 class is open for the ADESS 03, Ginetta P3-15, Ligier JS P3, Norma M30 and Riley-Ave P3 (5000 cc). The G57 class is a special category for the Ginetta G57. Class SPX is designated for special prototypes that will be admitted on an individual basis, and the Class CN Production Sports Cars is for Group CN cars with aspirated engines up to 2000 cc or 1620 cc turbocharged engines.

“We are delighted with the way the preparations for next year are going,” CREVENTIC’s Ole Dörlemann says. “Hankook has agreed to become our exclusive tyre supplier and title sponsor and we have a very interesting calendar with great venues. With our 24H PROTO SERIES, we particularly aim at amateur drivers, providing them with a lot of track time at challenging race circuits at affordable costs. Like this, we enable them to experience the real world of endurance racing as our prototype races are the longest races currently available for this type of cars. With immediate effect, teams can sign up for the full season on our website www.24hprotoseries.com/series/registration.”

Further information about the 24H PROTO SERIES can be found at www.24hprotoseries.com.

The Ginetta G57 will compete in its own class.

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