2017 Grand Endurance Auto Racing Series

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Automobilista logo.png 2017 Grand Endurance Auto Racing Series
2017 GEARS season logo
Date February - November 2017
Category Grand Touring
Region Europe Europe
Rounds 6
Drivers TBA
Teams TBA
Drivers' Champion To Be Confirmed TBC
Teams' Champion To Be Confirmed TBC
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The 2017 Grand Endurance Auto Racing Series (GEARS) is the fourth season of Realish Racing's sportscar endurance championship.

Format

The six rounds will feature five sessions:

  • Free Practice - running throughout the week of the race beginning on the Monday evening.
  • Final Practice - 30 minutes, all cars on track, beginning at 18:30.
  • Qualifying - 30 minutes, all cars on track, no lap limit. Beginning at 19:00.
  • Warmup - 5 minutes for setup finalisation, refuelling, and bathroom breaks, beginning at 19:30.
  • Race - 120 minutes (2 hours) in length with a formation lap behind the safety car followed by a rolling start. Beginning at approximately 19:35.

Car Specifications

The 2017 GEARS season is open only to the Renault RS01. As such, it is a spec series.

France Renault
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Model RS01
Type Mid Engined, RWD
Power 519 BHP
Weight 1100 kg

Entry List

Team No. Driver Rounds Entered
United Kingdom The Offenders 1 United Kingdom James Price-Harper 1
7 United Kingdom Lee Harrison 1
France Eiffel Power Motorsports 00 Scotland Sam Hill 1
86 United Kingdom Craig Woollard 1
RlyR Realish Racing NDP 2 Tyne and Wear Joshua Anderson 1
166 United Kingdom Chris Williamson 1
United Kingdom Unified Petroleum Autosports 3 United Kingdom Kyran Parkin 1
314 Sweden April Dillon 1
United Kingdom The Defenders 9 United Kingdom Sam Hirani 1
17 United Kingdom Jay Cooper
Wales Chwaraeon Modur Iau 10 Germany Björn Golda 1
25 Wales Tom White
Scotland Sgioba Alba 11 Lithuania Arūnas Linkevičius
13 Scotland Neil Heatlie 1
United Kingdom POWA 23 England Alex Odell 1
71 United Kingdom Pete Walker
United Kingdom Smile Power Racing 31 Australia Matthew Wheeler 1
95 United Kingdom Mike Bell 1
Japan Kaibutsu Racing 35 Scotland Allie Ferrie 1
64 Scotland Campbell Wallis 1
Canada Howler Racing 43 Canada Rob Covey 1
85 United Kingdom Matt Davies 1
United Kingdom Argosport 79 United Kingdom Ben Russell 1
United Kingdom Priority 1 Motorsport 91 United Kingdom James Lambert 1
771 Guernsey Craig Patteson 1
Antarctica Team Penguin 101 United Kingdom William Walker 1
147 United Kingdom Charlie Marriott
UPA reveal their 2017 challengers. A joint effort to modify and test the R.S.01 will surely give them an advantage. What do you mean banned?
The Junior Motorsport entry, to be driven by Wales Tom White and Germany Björn Golda
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Calendar & Results

The calendar is as follows.

Round Venue Layout Conditions Race Length Pole Position Winner Fastest Lap Date
1 2017 GEARS
Silverstone 2 Hours
Silverstone Circuit
Northamptonshire, UK United Kingdom
Grand Prix Day-Evening 120 Minutes United Kingdom Kyran Parkin
United Kingdom Unified Petroleum Autosports
United Kingdom Kyran Parkin
United Kingdom Unified Petroleum Autosports
United Kingdom Kyran Parkin
United Kingdom Unified Petroleum Autosports
Sunday 12th
February 2017
2 2017 GEARS
2 Hours of Monza
Monza
Milan, Italy Italy
Grand Prix TBC 120 Minutes To Be Confirmed TBC
To Be Confirmed TBC
To Be Confirmed TBC
To Be Confirmed TBC
To Be Confirmed TBC
To Be Confirmed TBC
Sunday 9th
April 2017
3 2017 GEARS
Spielberg 2 Hours
Red Bull Ring
Spielberg, Austria Austria
Grand Prix TBC 120 Minutes To Be Confirmed TBC
To Be Confirmed TBC
To Be Confirmed TBC
To Be Confirmed TBC
To Be Confirmed TBC
To Be Confirmed TBC
Sunday 21st
May 2017
4 2017 GEARS
2 Heures du Magny-Cours
Magny-Cours
Nevers, France France
Grand Prix TBC 120 Minutes To Be Confirmed TBC
To Be Confirmed TBC
To Be Confirmed TBC
To Be Confirmed TBC
To Be Confirmed TBC
To Be Confirmed TBC
Sunday 23rd
July 2017
5 2017 GEARS
Spa 120 Minutes
Spa-Francorchamps
Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium Belgium
Grand Prix TBC 120 Minutes To Be Confirmed TBC
To Be Confirmed TBC
To Be Confirmed TBC
To Be Confirmed TBC
To Be Confirmed TBC
To Be Confirmed TBC
Sunday 10th
September 2017
6 2017 GEARS
Algarve 2 Hours
Algarve International Circuit
Portimao, Portugal Portugal
Grand Prix TBC 120 Minutes To Be Confirmed TBC
To Be Confirmed TBC
To Be Confirmed TBC
To Be Confirmed TBC
To Be Confirmed TBC
To Be Confirmed TBC
Sunday 26th
November 2017

Championship Standings

Points

All drivers are eligible to score points in the Drivers Championship. The Drivers Champion will be the driver with the most points at the end of the season. There will be no dropped scores. If points totals are tied between 2 or more drivers, race result countback will determine the champion, followed by fastest total combined race time. To be classified, drivers need to complete 70% of the race distance when finishing, or 90% when DNF'ing. The newcomer driver finishing highest in the Drivers Championship will win the Newcomers Trophy.

The team with the highest combined points total from all of their drivers will win the Teams Championship.

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 SIL
United Kingdom
MON
Italy
RBR
Austria
MAG
France
SPA
Belgium
ALG
Portugal
Total
Points
1 United Kingdom Kyran Parkin United Kingdom Unified Petroleum Autosports 1 20
2 Sweden April Dillon United Kingdom Unified Petroleum Autosports 2 15
3 United Kingdom Sam Hirani United Kingdom The Defenders 3 12
4 United Kingdom James Price-Harper United Kingdom The Offenders 4 10
5 Guernsey Craig Patteson United Kingdom Priority 1 Motorsport 5 8
6 United Kingdom Mike Bell United Kingdom Smile Power Racing 6 7
7 United Kingdom Lee Harrison United Kingdom The Offenders 7 6
8 England Alex Odell United Kingdom POWA 8 5
9 Scotland Allie Ferrie Japan Kaibutsu Racing 9 4
10 Scotland Neil Heatlie Scotland Sgioba Alba 10 3
11 Germany Björn Golda Wales Chwaraeon Modur Iau 11 2
12 United Kingdom Craig Woollard France Eiffel Power Motorsports 12 1
13 Scotland Campbell Wallis Japan Kaibutsu Racing 13 0
14 Australia Matthew Wheeler United Kingdom Smile Power Racing 14 0
15 Tyne and Wear Joshua Anderson RlyR Realish Racing NDP 15 0
16 United Kingdom Chris Williamson RlyR Realish Racing NDP 16 0
17 United Kingdom Ben Russell United Kingdom Argosport 17 0
18 Canada Rob Covey Canada Howler Racing 18 0
19 United Kingdom Matt Davies Canada Howler Racing 19 0
20 United Kingdom William Walker Antarctica Team Penguin 20 0
21 United Kingdom James Lambert United Kingdom Priority 1 Motorsport D/C 0
22 Scotland Sam Hill France Eiffel Power Motorsports DNF 0

Teams

Pos Team No. SIL
United Kingdom
MON
Italy
RBR
Austria
MAG
France
SPA
Belgium
ALG
Portugal
Total
Points
1 United Kingdom Unified Petroleum Autosports 3 1 35
314 2
2 United Kingdom The Offenders 1 4 16
7 7
3 United Kingdom The Defenders 9 3 12
17
4 United Kingdom Priority 1 Motorsport 91 D/C 8
771 5
5 United Kingdom Smile Power Racing 31 14 7
95 6
6 United Kingdom POWA 23 8 5
71
7 Japan Kaibutsu Racing 35 9 4
64 13
8 Scotland Sgioba Alba 11 3
13 10
9 Wales Chwaraeon Modur Iau 10 11 2
25
10 France Eiffel Power Motorsports 00 DNF 1
86 12
11 RlyR Realish Racing NDP 2 15 0
166 16
12 United Kingdom Argosport 79 17 0
13 Canada Howler Racing 43 18 0
85 19
14 Antarctica Team Penguin 101 20 0
147

Season Records

Record Total Driver(s)
Most Wins 1 United Kingdom Kyran Parkin
Most Podiums 1 United Kingdom Kyran Parkin, Sweden April Dillon, United Kingdom Sam Hirani
Most Pole Positions 1 United Kingdom Kyran Parkin
Most Fastest Laps 1 United Kingdom Kyran Parkin