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
|*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
Bondurant School of High Performance Driving
Road and Track
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