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TUDOR Championship Series Releases 2015 Schedule

by Keith Cornett on August 13, 2014

TUDOR Championship Series Releases 2015 Schedule
Photo Credit: Richard Prince/Chevy Racing

We’re nearly through the first year of the unified sports car series featuring our beloved Corvette C7.Rs and while there have been some growing pains for the TUDOR Championship Series and its competitors, for the most part its been a successful year following the merger of the American Le Mans Series and GRAND-AM Rolex for sports car racing in North America.

Now with just three stops left in the 2014 series, the schedule for 2015 has been released and the Corvette C7.Rs and the GTLM class will be featured in 10 of the 12 races.

The first half of the 2015 TUDOR United Sportscar Championship Schedule is similar to this year’s schedule with the season kicking off at Daytona in January 2015 for the Rolex 24. From there, the Corvettes will head to Sebring, Long Beach and Laguna Seca before taking off to the 24 Hours of Le Mans.

The second half of the season following the return from France will have stops at Watkins Glen, Mosport, Road America, VIR, COTA and Road Atlanta.

Off the schedule this year is the stop at Indianapolis which didn’t offer much for the series in terms of visibility despite the world-class venue. The schedule for racing at Indy during the same week as the Brickyard was too condensed and the Friday evening race in a mostly empty venue made this an easy decision for the schedule organizers.

Returning in 2015 is the Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup which features four endurance races: Daytona, Sebring, Watkins Glen and Road Atlanta.

Here’s the 2015 TUDOR Sportscar Championship Schedule:

2015 TUDOR UNITED SPORTSCAR CHAMPIONSHIP SCHEDULE
Date Event Classes
*Jan. 24-25 Daytona International Speedway ALL
*March 21 Sebring International Raceway ALL
April 18 Long Beach Street Circuit P/GTLM
May 3 Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca P/GTLM and PC/GTD
May 30 Detroit Belle Isle P/GTD
*June 28 Watkins Glen International ALL
July 12 Canadian Tire Motorsport Park P/PC/GTLM
July 25 Lime Rock Park PC/GTD
Aug. 9 Road America ALL
Aug. 23 Virginia International Raceway PC/GTLM/GTD
Sept. 19 Circuit of The Americas ALL
*Oct. 3 Road Atlanta ALL

* Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup Races



Source:
Road and Track
Photo Credit: Richard Prince/Team Chevy Racing

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