SRO America Plans July Resumption At VIR

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SRO America Plans
The SRO America sports car season looks to resume in July at Virginia Int'l Raceway.

ALTON, Va. – SRO America officials have announced that the series will return to the track at Virginia Int’l Raceway on a new date, July 9-12.

The event will run under the appropriate guidelines set forth by national and local authorities, as motorsports around the world begin firing off again following a worldwide sports stoppage due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

VIR will host the second race weekend of GT World Challenge America powered by AWS, along with the debut of the GT Sports Club America series. The series features a mix of current and former GT3 homologated platforms as well as SRO’s new GT2 category.

The sprint format designed for Bronze level drivers over the age of 40 will be featured in its first official event in North America as well.

Pirelli GT4 America (Sprint and SprintX), along with TC America, are scheduled to complete three-races at VIR, with one round making up for cancelled events at St Petersburg, Fla.

Teams contesting GT World Challenge America powered by AWS will join SRO’s global GT3 series, Intercontinental GT Challenge powered by Pirelli, during the Indianapolis 8 Hour to end the season.

The first three hours of the endurance race will count towards this championship to replace the cancelled races at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park.

The remaining calendar for the 2020 season will see all the same venues and dates as scheduled previously.

Updated 2020 SRO America Schedule

July 9-12 – VIRginia Int’l Raceway – Alton, Va.
Aug. 7-9 – Sonoma Raceway – Sonoma, Calif.
Aug. 28-30 – Road America – Elkhart Lake, Wis.
Sept. 18-20 – Watkins Glen Int’l – Watkins Glen, N.Y.
Oct. 2-4 – Indianapolis Motor Speedway – Speedway, Ind.