The organisers of the GTS series have announced a venue and date change for their 2nd race of 2021. Originally set to take place in Leno in September, the venue has been changed to the World famous Gubbio track in central Italy from the 2nd to 3rd of October. Following a successful first event at the Autodromo di Vallelunga in June in which Bruno Coelho took the double for Xray, the 2nd and final race of the year is expected to draw an even bigger entry as travel restrictions continue to be lifted.
With the first event in the 2021 GTS set to take place next month (June 12-13) at the Autodromo di Vallelunga near Rome in Italy the organisers are pleased to confirm a number of high profile racers set to be in attendance. Xray are to be represented by a strong team consisting of multiple World Champion Bruno Coelho who will compete alongside the car’s designer, and himself a top international racer, Martin Bayer. The multi-discipline specialist and multiple Italian National Champion Alessio Mazzeo is also confirmed and he will head the Serpent team’s entry alongside British National Champion Mark Green. If you wish to attend, entry is now open here and you can find more information on the series page here.
Introducing the GTS, the brainchild of Gi-Mar engines front man Giovanni Crea the GTS is a European series for the 1/8th scale GT class. While a series is the end goal, with travel restrictions currently in place in Europe the 2021 edition of the GTS will instead consist of two stand alone events in Italy, run in co-operation with the ACI (Italian motorsport federation), ahead of a full European series in 2022. The first major series for this extremely competitive class in Europe, the opening event will take place north of Rome at the Autodromo di Vallelunga at the beginning of June (12-13). The second event will be run in central Italy at the World famous Gubbio track (updated) in the beginning of October (2-3). The GTS aim to provide racers with a well run, competitive and most of all fun event while aiming to bring a higher profile to the class with Red RC brought onboard to provide event coverage. Stay tuned for more details to be announced in the coming days and weeks.