NASHVILLE, Tenn. – SRO Motorsports America and the Music City Grand Prix announced Thursday that the GT America sprint championship will join the NTT IndyCar Series at the inaugural Music City Grand Prix race weekend in Nashville.
The three-day street race Aug. 6-8 in Nashville, Tenn., will round out the SRO racing calendar.
SRO Motorsports Group is a global leader in GT racing and GT America offers a diverse mix of today’s exotics and sports cars. The series features GT3, GT2, and GT4 homologated race cars from a wide array of manufacturers, including Acura, Aston Martin, Audi, BMW, Ferrari, Lamborghini, McLaren, Mercedes-AMG, and Porsche.
The GT America field will race on a 2.17-mile temporary circuit that will feature 12 turns, starting at Nissan Stadium, racing over the Korean Veterans Memorial Bridge and the Cumberland River, and into Downtown Nashville.
“We’re honored to be a part of the inaugural Music City Grand Prix,” said president and CEO of SRO Motorsports America Greg Gill. “GT America offers a bespoke GT racing experience that we know fans will enjoy out on track and in the paddock. For our drivers and teams, Nashville offers a unique opportunity to race with INDYCAR and be a part of a special event.”
“We are excited to welcome SRO’s GT America to the Music City Grand Prix,” said COO of Music City Grand Prix Jason Rittenberry. “GT America speeding through the streets of Nashville will power great racing and competition while allowing our fans to experience some of the world’s most recognizable exotic and luxury manufacturers. This series adds even more exhilarating on-track motorsports activity to complement the world-class musical and culinary experiences of the weekend.”