GT Racing Speeds into Nashville, Joining the Music City Grand Prix
SRO America’s new GT America sprint championship, featuring exotic GT3, GT2, and GT4, joins INDYCAR weekend
NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE (November 19, 2020) – SRO Motorsports America and the Music City Grand Prix announce today that the GT America sprint championship will join NTT INDYCAR® SERIES at the inaugural Music City Grand Prix race weekend in Nashville. The three-day street race August 6-8 in Nashville, Tennessee will round out the 2021 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. With two 40-minute feature races, GT America will bring an action-packed sports car doubleheader for fans at the Music City Grand Prix.
The Music City Grand Prix makes its debut in 2021. Attendees can look forward to the best Nashville has to offer, including live music performances by top artists, best-in-class chef-curated food experiences and, of course, racing entertainment that centers on speed in a way only Music City can serve up. The 2.17-mile temporary circuit will feature twelve 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.”
Updated GT America 2021 Calendar
- March 6-8: Sonoma Raceway – Sonoma, CA
- April 30-May 2: Circuit of the Americas – Austin, TX
- June 11-13: VIRginia International Raceway – Alton, VA
- August 6-8: Music City Grand Prix – Nashville, TN
- August 27-29: Road America – Elkhart Lake, WI
- September 17-19: Watkins Glen International – Watkins Glen, NY
- October 15-17: Indianapolis Motor Speedway – Indianapolis, IN
GT America features live broadcasts on YouTube (GT World) with television coverage on CBS Sports Network. The seven-event championship features the top circuits in North America with two-races per race weekend.
If you are interested in securing your seats now before the general public, the Music City Grand Prix is offering two distinctive membership initiatives filled with fantastic annual benefits. For details, please visit www.musiccitygp.com/membership or call (615) 565-4650.
ABOUT MUSIC CITY GRAND PRIX
Music City Grand Prix is a three-day international festival of speed and sound featuring an NTT INDYCAR® SERIES event. The event aims to create a comprehensive world-class international destination event that highlights Nashville, Tennessee, the Music City and the Mid-South region including music, food, culture and entertainment that centers on the speed, technology, skill and excitement of up-close urban INDYCAR racing. As a privately funded event, Music City Grand Prix is owned and operated by 615GP, LLC. More information is available at www.musiccitygp.com.
ABOUT SRO MOTORSPORTS GROUP – THE GLOBAL LEADER IN GT RACING
With more than 25 years’ experience at the forefront of a continuously evolving industry, SRO Motorsports Group is the established international leader in GT racing. Best known for the development and implementation of the GT3 and GT4 regulations, SRO promotes and organizes championships that embrace professional and amateur competitors. Its portfolio of highly regarded series includes continental GT World Challenge powered by AWS categories in Europe, America and Asia, which are combined to determine a global manufacturers’ champion, while the flagship Intercontinental GT Challenge powered by Pirelli features events on five different continents. The 2020 season will see more than 100 races run under the SRO Motorsports Group banner, highlighted by the prestigious Total 24 Hours of Spa. In addition to promotion and organization, the company operates SRO Race Centre by MMC – a race-car service centre at Circuit Paul Ricard – and provides the ultimate driving opportunities at world-renowned venues through Curbstone Track Events. SRO Motorsports Group is chaired by company founder and CEO Stephane Ratel. With offices in London, Paris, Liège, United States and Hong Kong.
Teams/Drivers: For further information about GT America and racing at the Music City Grand Prix, please contact GT Series Director, Staci Langham – email@example.com.
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