2016 GT Endurance Auto Racing Series

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Stock Car Extreme logo.png 2016 GT Endurance Auto Racing Series
2016 GEARS season logo
Date January - October 2016
Category Grand Touring
Region International
Rounds 8
Drivers 34
Teams 18
Drivers' Champion United Kingdom James Price-Harper
Teams' Champion United Kingdom The Offenders
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They can go all Night! - this driver is the 2016 GT Endurance Auto Racing Series Champion Teamwork Pays - this driver drove for the 2016 GT Endurance Auto Racing Series Team Champions 2.4 Hours to go! - this driver won a round of the 2016 GT Endurance Auto Racing Series
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The 2016 GT Endurance Auto Racing Series (GEARS) is the third season of Realish Racing's GT3 specification championship. For 2016 the action switches from Race 07 to Stock Car Extreme.

Format

The eight rounds will feature four sessions:

  • Practice - running throughout the week of the race beginning on the Monday evening.
  • Qualifying - 60 minutes, all cars on track, no lap limit. Beginning at 18:30 GMT (Rounds 1, 2 & 8) or 19:45 BST (Rounds 3-7)
  • Warmup - 5 minutes in length with a standing start, grid qualifying order. Beginning at 20:00 GMT (Rounds 1, 2 & 8) or 20:00 BST (Rounds 3-7)
  • Race - 144 minutes (2 hours, 24 minutes) in length with a formation lap behind the safety car followed by a rolling start. Beginning at approximately 19:35 GMT (Rounds 1, 2 & 8) or 20:35 BST (Rounds 3-7)

Car Specifications

The 2016 GEARS season is open to FIA GT3 specification cars available in The GT3 mod pack. As such, 13 manufacturers from 6 countries have eligible machinery.

United Kingdom Aston Martin
GEARS 2016 Aston Martin Vantage GT3.jpg
Model Vantage GT3
Type Front Engined, RWD
Power 535 BHP
Weight 1355 kg
Germany Audi
GEARS 2016 Audi R8 LMS GT3.jpg
Model R8 LMS GT3
Type Mid Engined, RWD
Power 524 BHP
Weight 1365 kg
United Kingdom Bentley
GEARS 2016 Bentley Continental GT GT3.jpg
Model Continental GT3
Type Front Engined, RWD
Power 536 BHP
Weight 1375 kg
Germany BMW
GEARS 2016 BMW Z4 GT3.jpg
Model Z4 GT3
Type Front Engined, RWD
Power 515 BHP
Weight 1335 kg
United States of America Chevrolet
GEARS 2016 Chevrolet Corvette C06R GT3.jpg
Model Corvette C06.R GT3
Type Front Engined, RWD
Power 540 BHP
Weight 1365 kg
Italy Ferrari
GEARS 2016 Ferrari 458 Italia GT3.jpg
Model 458 Italia GT3
Type Mid Engined, RWD
Power 539 BHP
Weight 1340 kg
United Kingdom Ginetta
GEARS 2016 Ginetta G55 GT3.jpg
Model G55 GT3
Type Front Engined, RWD
Power 507 BHP
Weight 1280 kg
Italy Lamborghini
GEARS 2016 Lamborghini Gallardo LP600 GT3.jpg
Model Gallardo LP600 GT3
Type Mid Engined, RWD
Power 535 BHP
Weight 1310 kg
United Kingdom McLaren
GEARS 2016 McLaren 650S GT3.jpg
Model 650S GT3
Type Mid Engined, RWD
Power 493 BHP
Weight 1330 kg
Germany Mercedes-Benz
GEARS 2016 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3.jpg
Model SLS AMG GT3
Type Front Engined, RWD
Power 523 BHP
Weight 1410 kg
Japan Nissan
GEARS 2016 Nissan Nismo GT-R GT3.jpg
Model Nismo GT-R GT3
Type Front Engined, RWD
Power 603 BHP
Weight 1375 kg
Germany Porsche
GEARS 2016 Porsche 997 GT3 R.jpg
Model 997 GT3 R
Type Rear Engined, RWD
Power 524 BHP
Weight 1305 kg
United States of America SRT
GEARS 2016 SRT Viper GT3-R.jpg
Model Viper GT3-R
Type Front Engined, RWD
Power 527 BHP
Weight 1370 kg

Entry List

Team Car No. Driver Rounds Entered
United Kingdom The Offenders United Kingdom McLaren 650S GT3 1 United Kingdom James Price-Harper 1-4, 5-7
7 United Kingdom Lee Harrison 1-6, 8
United Kingdom The Defenders 9 United Kingdom Sam Hirani 2-3
314 Sweden April Dillon 1-8
Japan Kaibutsu Racing United Kingdom Ginetta G55 GT3 00 Scotland Sam Hill 1-2
64 Scotland Campbell Wallis 1-8
35 Scotland Allie Ferrie 4-8
RlyR Realish Racing NDP Germany Audi R8 LMS GT3 2 Tyne and Wear Joshua Anderson 8
Italy Lamborghini Gallardo LP600 GT3 79 United Kingdom Ben Russell 3
101 United Kingdom William Walker 3, 5, 7
Tropico Tropico Motorsports Italy Ferrari 458 Italia GT3 8 Lithuania Arūnas Linkevičius 1, 6, 8
91 United Kingdom James Lambert 1-4, 6, 8
Germany aureus motorsport Germany Porsche 997 GT3 R 10 Germany Björn Golda 1-6, 8
26 North Carolina Joe Nathan 1-4
Germany Scuderia Aquila Aureus United Kingdom McLaren 650S GT3 28 United Kingdom Chris Eagle 1-2
771 Guernsey Craig Patteson 1-4
France Eiffel Power Motorsports Germany Porsche 997 GT3 R 13 Scotland Neil Heatlie 1-8
86 United Kingdom Craig Woollard 1-5, 8
United Kingdom Jayvoury Racing Germany Audi R8 LMS GT3 17 United Kingdom Jay Cooper 4
United Kingdom POWA United Kingdom McLaren 650S GT3 23 England Alex Odell 1, 5, 8
71 United Kingdom Pete Walker 1, 3
Wales Chwaraeon Modur Iau United States of America Chevrolet Corvette C06.R GT3 25 Wales Tom White 1
Europe The Indypendables United Kingdom Aston Martin Vantage GT3 33 United Kingdom Tom Bellingham 1-3, 5-6, 8
802 Kernow Dan Thorn 1, 3, 5-6, 8
United Kingdom Turismo Motorsport Italy Ferrari 458 Italia GT3 40 United Kingdom Thomas Alderton 1, 4, 6-8
Canada Howler Racing United States of America SRT Viper GT3-R 43 Canada Rob Covey 1-8
Sealand Firecruiser Racing Team Germany Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3 44 Flag of poland.png Tomasz Kowalski 1-2
777 Yorkshire Ben Haddleton 1
England Two Tone Racing Germany Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3 68 England Luke Mason 1-2
147 United Kingdom Charlie Marriott 1-3, 5
Scotland Monadh Motorsport Germany Porsche 997 GT3 R 75 County Derry Niall O'Connell 1-2
United Kingdom Priority 1 Motorsport United Kingdom Bentley Continental GT3 95 United Kingdom Mike Bell 3-8
111 Sweden Anders Nilsson 3-5
121 United Kingdom Kyran Parkin 7-8
Offenders McLaren 650S
Kaibutsu Racing Ginetta G55
Aureus Motorsport Porsche 997
Monadh Motorsport Porsche 997
Indypendables Aston Martin Vantage
Howler Racing SRT Viper
Tropico Motorsports
Tropico Motorsports
POWA McLaren 650S GT3
Jayvoury Racing Audi R8 LMS GT3
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Calendar & Results

The calendar is as follows.

Round Venue Layout Conditions Race Length Pole Position Winner Fastest Lap Date
1 2016 GEARS
Abu Dhabi Doo!
Yas Marina Circuit
Abu Dhabi, UAE United Arab Emirates
Grand Prix Day-Night 144 Minutes United Kingdom James Price-Harper
United Kingdom The Offenders
United Kingdom James Price-Harper
United Kingdom The Offenders
Sweden April Dillon
United Kingdom The Defenders
Sunday 17th
January 2016
2 2016 GEARS
Bathurst 2.4 Hours
Mount Panorama
Bathurst, NSW, Australia Australia
Mountain Morning-Day 144 Minutes United Kingdom James Price-Harper
United Kingdom The Offenders
United Kingdom James Price-Harper
United Kingdom The Offenders
United Kingdom James Price-Harper
United Kingdom The Offenders
Sunday 28th
February 2016
3 2016 GEARS
Suzuka 250
Suzuka Circuit
Suzuka, Japan Japan
Grand Prix Day 144 Minutes United Kingdom Lee Harrison
United Kingdom The Offenders
United Kingdom Lee Harrison
United Kingdom The Offenders
United Kingdom Lee Harrison
United Kingdom The Offenders
Sunday 24th
April 2016
4 2016 GEARS
Motorland Endurance
Motorland Aragón
Alcañiz, Spain Spain
Full Day 144 Minutes United Kingdom Lee Harrison
United Kingdom The Offenders
United Kingdom Lee Harrison
United Kingdom The Offenders
United Kingdom Lee Harrison
United Kingdom The Offenders
Sunday 12th
June 2016
5 Totally the 2016 GEARS
2.4 Hours of Spa
Spa-Francorchamps
Spa, Belgium Belgium
Grand Prix Day-Night-Day 144 Minutes United Kingdom Lee Harrison
United Kingdom The Offenders
United Kingdom Lee Harrison
United Kingdom The Offenders
United Kingdom Lee Harrison
United Kingdom The Offenders
Sunday 17th
July 2016
6 2016 GEARS
2.4 Hours of Sebring
Sebring International Raceway
Sebring, Florida, USA United States of America
Full Day-Evening 144 Minutes United Kingdom Lee Harrison
United Kingdom The Offenders
United Kingdom James Price-Harper
United Kingdom The Offenders
United Kingdom James Price-Harper
United Kingdom The Offenders
Sunday 11th
September 2016
7 2016 GEARS
Race of the Aztecs
Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez
Mexico City, Mexico Mexico
Grand Prix Morning-Day 144 Minutes United Kingdom James Price-Harper
United Kingdom The Offenders
United Kingdom James Price-Harper
United Kingdom The Offenders
United Kingdom James Price-Harper
United Kingdom The Offenders
Sunday 23rd
October 2016
8 2016 GEARS
Carnival of Speed
Interlagos
Sao Paulo, Brazil Brazil
Grand Prix Day 144 Minutes United Kingdom Lee Harrison
United Kingdom The Offenders
United Kingdom Lee Harrison
United Kingdom The Offenders
United Kingdom Lee Harrison
United Kingdom The Offenders
Sunday 20th
November 2016

Championship Standings

Points

The top twelve finishers in each race will score points. The season will incorporate dropped scores. Drivers who compete in all 8 races will drop their worst event score.

Position 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th 11th 12th
Points 20 15 12 10 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1

Drivers

Pos Driver Team Car ABU
United Arab Emirates
BAT
Australia
SUZ
Japan
ARA
Spain
SPA
Belgium
SEB
United States of America
MEX
Mexico
INT
Brazil
Total
Points
1 United Kingdom James Price-Harper United Kingdom The Offenders United Kingdom McLaren 650S GT3 1 1 3 2 1 1 DNF 107
2 United Kingdom Lee Harrison United Kingdom The Offenders United Kingdom McLaren 650S GT3 DNF 2 1 1 1 5 1 103
3 Sweden April Dillon United Kingdom The Defenders United Kingdom McLaren 650S GT3 2 4 4 4 2 3 5 3 81 (89)
4 Scotland Allie Ferrie Japan Kaibutsu Racing United Kingdom Ginetta G55 GT3 3 3 2 2 5 62
5 Scotland Neil Heatlie France Eiffel Power Motorsports Germany Porsche 997 GT3 R D/C 6 9 8 4 6 4 6 50
6 United Kingdom Mike Bell United Kingdom Priority 1 Motorsport United Kingdom Bentley Continental GT3 8 5 DNF 10 6 4 33
7 Germany Björn Golda Germany aureus motorsport Germany Porsche 997 GT3 R 5 10 10 7 D/C 7 7 32
8 United Kingdom Sam Hirani United Kingdom The Defenders United Kingdom McLaren 650S GT3 3 2 27
9 United Kingdom Kyran Parkin United Kingdom Priority 1 Motorsport United Kingdom Bentley Continental GT3 3 2 27
10 North Carolina Joe Nathan Germany aureus motorsport Germany Porsche 997 GT3 R 3 5 6 DNF 27
11 Guernsey Craig Patteson Germany Scuderia Aquila Aureus United Kingdom McLaren 650S GT3 7 7 5 DNF 20
12 United Kingdom Craig Woollard France Eiffel Power Motorsports Germany Porsche 997 GT3 R 13 13 11 10 5 8 18
13 England Alex Odell United Kingdom POWA United Kingdom McLaren 650S GT3 4 DNF 9 14
14 Canada Rob Covey Canada Howler Racing United States of America SRT Viper GT3-R 15 DNF 15 12 6 12 8 14 14
15 Lithuania Arūnas Linkevičius Tropico Tropico Motorsports Italy Ferrari 458 Italia GT3 D/C 4 10 13
16 Sweden Anders Nilsson United Kingdom Priority 1 Motorsport United Kingdom Bentley Continental GT3 7 6 DNF 13
17 Scotland Campbell Wallis Japan Kaibutsu Racing United Kingdom Ginetta G55 GT3 10 14 DNF 13 DNF 11 7 12 12
18 United Kingdom James Lambert Tropico Tropico Motorsports Italy Ferrari 458 Italia GT3 9 12 DNF DNF 8 DNF 10
19 United Kingdom Chris Eagle Germany Scuderia Aquila Aureus United Kingdom McLaren 650S GT3 8 9 9
20 Kernow Dan Thorn Europe The Indypendables United Kingdom Aston Martin Vantage GT3 11 12 DNF 9 11 9
21 Wales Tom White Wales Chwaraeon Modur Iau United States of America Chevrolet Corvette C06.R GT3 6 7
22 United Kingdom Tom Bellingham Europe The Indypendables United Kingdom Aston Martin Vantage GT3 D/C DNF 13 7 DNF DNF 6
23 Scotland Sam Hill Japan Kaibutsu Racing United Kingdom Ginetta G55 GT3 D/C 8 5
24 United Kingdom Thomas Alderton United Kingdom Turismo Motorsport Italy Ferrari 458 Italia GT3 D/C 11 13 10 DNF 5
25 United Kingdom Jay Cooper United Kingdom Jayvoury Racing Germany Audi R8 LMS GT3 9 4
26 United Kingdom William Walker RlyR Realish Racing NDP Italy Lamborghini Gallardo LP600 GT3 16 DNF 9 4
27 County Derry Niall O'Connell Scotland Monadh Motorsport Germany Porsche 997 GT3 R 12 11 3
28 Tyne and Wear Joshua Anderson RlyR Realish Racing NDP Germany Audi R8 LMS GT3 13 -
29 Flag of poland.png Tomasz Kowalski United Kingdom Turismo Motorsport Italy Ferrari 458 Italia GT3 14 -
Sealand Firecruiser Racing Team Germany Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3 15
30 United Kingdom Ben Russell RlyR Realish Racing NDP Italy Lamborghini Gallardo LP600 GT3 14 -
31 England Luke Mason England Two Tone Racing Germany Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3 DNF 16 -
32 United Kingdom Charlie Marriott England Two Tone Racing Germany Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3 DNF 17 DNF DNF -
33 United Kingdom Pete Walker United Kingdom POWA United Kingdom McLaren 650S GT3 DNF DNF -
34 Yorkshire Ben Haddleton Sealand Firecruiser Racing Team Germany Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3 DNF -

Teams

Pos Team Car No. ABU
United Arab Emirates
BAT
Australia
SUZ
Japan
ARA
Spain
SPA
Belgium
SEB
United States of America
MEX
Mexico
INT
Brazil
Total
Points
1 United Kingdom The Offenders United Kingdom McLaren 650S GT3 1 1 1 3 2 1 1 DNF 210
7 DNF 2 1 1 1 5 1
2 United Kingdom The Defenders United Kingdom McLaren 650S GT3 9 3 2 116
314 2 4 4 4 2 3 5 3
3 Japan Kaibutsu Racing United Kingdom Ginetta G55 GT3 00 D/C 8 79
64 10 14 DNF 13 DNF 11 7 12
35 3 3 2 2 5
4 United Kingdom Priority 1 Motorsport United Kingdom Bentley Continental GT3 95 8 5 DNF 10 6 4 73
111 7 6 DNF
121 3 2
5 France Eiffel Power Motorsports Germany Porsche 997 GT3 R 13 D/C 6 9 8 4 6 4 6 68
86 13 13 11 10 5 8
5 Germany aureus motorsport Germany Porsche 997 GT3 R 10 5 10 10 7 D/C 7 7 59
26 3 5 6 DNF
7 Germany Scuderia Aquila Aureus United Kingdom McLaren 650S GT3 28 8 9 29
771 7 7 5 DNF
8 Tropico Tropico Motorsports Italy Ferrari 458 Italia GT3 8 D/C 4 10 23
91 9 12 DNF DNF 8 DNF
9 Europe The Indypendables United Kingdom Aston Martin Vantage GT3 33 D/C DNF 13 7 DNF DNF 15
802 11 12 DNF 9 11
10 United Kingdom POWA United Kingdom McLaren 650S GT3 23 4 DNF 9 14
71 DNF DNF
11 Canada Howler Racing United States of America SRT Viper GT3-R 43 15 DNF 15 12 6 12 8 14 14
12 Wales Chwaraeon Modur Iau United States of America Chevrolet Corvette C06.R GT3 25 6 7
13 United Kingdom Turismo Motorsport Italy Ferrari 458 Italia GT3 40 D/C 11 13 10 DNF 5
44 14
14 United Kingdom Jayvoury Racing Germany Audi R8 LMS GT3 17 9 4
15 RlyR Realish Racing NDP Germany Audi R8 LMS GT3 2 13 4
Italy Lamborghini Gallardo LP600 GT3 79 14
101 16 DNF 9
16 Scotland Monadh Motorsport Germany Porsche 997 GT3 R 75 12 11 3
17 Sealand Firecruiser Racing Team Germany Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3 44 15 -
777 DNF
18 England Two Tone Racing Germany Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3 68 DNF 16 -
147 DNF 17 DNF DNF

Season Records