Classic 12 Hour Race Groups

 

PP1aNOVEMBER 30 – DECEMBER 3, 2017

GROUP A 1952-1972
EVOLUTION OF THE SPORTS CAR. ROAD CARS TO PURPOSE BUILT RACING MACHINES. 
Mighty manufacturers battling for overall wins. Plucky privateers.
 
GROUP B 1973-1982
GT Glory Days
Porsche, BMW, Lancia, Chevrolet, Ford, Mazda, Datsun, Ferrari all battled for the GT glory
 
GROUP C 1983-1993
Prototype era
In an effort to halt the Porsche steam roller in 1981 IMSAs John Bishop created GTP which lead to the international Group C classification.
A new era of sportscar racing dawned. Porsche were again quick to take advantage but were quickly reeled in by the sleek and powerful prototypes from Chevrolet, Ford, Jaguar, March, Nissan & Toyota. Equally intense battles were waged lower down the grid in the extremely popular GTLights, GTO & GTU fields.
 
GROUP D 1994-2002
WSC. GTS. GTO. GTU. Can-Am. SRP I. SRP II etc
Privateers in Prototypes. Factory GT cars take overall wins.
 
GROUP E 2003-2013
LMP. IMSA. Grand Am
 
GROUP F
HSR cars that are not eligible for Groups A and E will be arranged in suitable classes based on specifications, tires, etc. so as to create fair competition within the group and classes.