Misano replaces Silverstone on Fanatec GT2 European calendar

 Misano replaces Silverstone on Fanatec GT2 European calendar

The Fanatec GT2 European Series will travel to the Adriatic Coast for its third event of the season, with Misano confirmed as a new addition to the 2021 calendar.

The Italian venue will take the place of Silverstone, running a week later than scheduled on 2-3 July to become part of the support package for Fanatec GT World Challenge Europe Powered by AWS.

The two-day event will begin on Friday with a pair of extended free practice sessions. The first will run at 11:50 and the second at 17:00 CET, with each lasting one hour to improve the balance of seat time across the two-driver entries. Qualifying will follow later that evening, kicking off at 20:25.

The opening contest will go green at 12:40 on Saturday afternoon, before the series breaks new ground with its first-ever evening race at 20:20 to close out the action. It will follow the championship’s successful lauch event at Monza in April and a second outing earlier this month at Hockenheim.

Featuring high-power performance models from the likes of Audi, Lamborghini, KTM and Porsche, the Fanatec GT2 European Series has quickly become a hit with GT racing fans. After four races the title fight is finely poised in both the Pro-Am and Am Cup categories, fuelling excitement for the second half of the season.

Following the Misano event, the series will visit Spa-Francorchamps as part of the returning Spa Speedweek (23-25 July) before concluding at Circuit Paul Ricard on 1-3 October.

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