>
Menu

The Cars - SRO


GT3 GT3

"GT3" The GT3 cars are enhanced (not defined by) technology. They are also based on production model cars but do not feature the same level of aerodynamics and power as the GTLM/GTE class cars. The concept behind Group GT3 was introduced by Stéphane Ratel, head of the SRO Group and promoter of the FIA GT Championship in 2005. The Group GT1 and Group GT2 cars in the FIA GT Championship required manufacturers to build a car based on regulations, and then develop that car to increase its performance, thus increasing the cost for the manufacturers and the customers wanting to race the cars. GT3 was envisioned as a category that would simplify the process by combining several existing cars from one-make series, such as the Porsche Supercup or Ferrari Challenge, as well as other race cars available from manufacturers that did not fit in GT1 or GT2, such as the Aston Martin DBRS9 or Dodge Viper Competition Coupe, and allow them to all compete on a level playing field through strict control of their performance by the FIA .

SUMMARY (taken from GTD Regs )

TOP SPEED: 180

HORSEPOWER: 500

WHEELBASE: Length varies; based on production vehicle design

WEIGHT: 1200 - 1300Kg

HEIGHT: Height varies; based on production vehicle design

WIDTH: 79 inches

CARS: Acura NSX GT3, Aston Martin Vantage GT3, Audi R8 LMS GT3, BMW M6 GT3, Ferrari 488 GT3, Lamborghini Huracan GT3, Mercedes AMG-GT3, Nissan GT3-R, Porsche 911 GT3-R

ENGINES: Acura V6 Turbo, Aston Martin V12, Audi 5.2-liter V10, BMW V8 Turbo, Ferrari V8 Turbo, Lamborghini 5.2-liter V10, Lexus 5.0-liter V8, Mercedes 6.2-liter V8, Porsche 4.0-liter flat 6

FUEL: VP Racing Fuel E-10

GEARBOX: 6-speed

TIRES: Continental

CHASSIS: Steel tubing with integral roll cage or production tube with cage; based on production model available to public

SUSPENSION: Front and rear - independent coil springs, upper and lower A arms

TRACTION CONTROL: Permitted

ABS: Permitted

Comment Box is loading comments...
The world of Endurance Racing

Endurance Links