The TCR promoter has unveiled the bullet points of the 2017 TCR European Trophy that will take place in a one-off event at Adria International Raceway, Italy, on October 29th.
Eligibility through Qualifying Events
Although the 2017 TCR European Trophy will consist of just one event, only competitors who have taken part in the Qualifying Events will be eligible for entering the Adria race meeting.
Competitors may qualify for the 2017 TCR European Trophy by either:
Entering the full season in one of the following TCR National/Regional Series or Championships in Europe: TCR Baltic, TCR Benelux, TCR Germany, TCR Ibérico, TCR Italy, TCR Portugal, TCR Russia, TCR Scandinavia, TCR Spain, 24h Series, 24H TCE Series, VLN
Entering a minimum of four European events of the 2017 TCR International Series from the following: Spa-Francorchamps (6th May), TBA (28th May), Salzburgring (11th June), Hungaroring (2nd July), Oschersleben (9th July).
Qualifying points will be allocated to the competitors who will enter the Adria event.
Five points will be allocated to those who have entered for the full season in one of the aforesaid National/Regional Series or Championships.
One point per event will be allocated to those who have taken part in the aforesaid European events of the 2017 TCR International Series.
Format of the final event and entry fees
The Sporting Regulations of the 2017 TCR European Trophy will be published by 15th February.
However, the format of the event will be similar to the TCR International Series’, but with the possible introduction of Qualifying Races depending on the number of cars entered.
Entries will open on 1st March and the entry fee for the final event in Adria is set at € 4,000 per car.
A special total entry fee for taking part in all the five European events of the 2017 TCR International Series has also been set at € 10,000; this fee is reserved for the Competitors entering the 2017 TCR European Trophy.
Three cars to be awarded as final prizes
The first three drivers classified in the 2017 TCR European Trophy will be awarded one road car each, of the same brand they have represented in the final event.