Bri­tish GT sells out 2016 grid in record time

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This year’s Bri­tish GT Cham­pi­onship has sold out of grid slots, three months be­fore the start of the 2016 cam­paign.

Last week’s Au­tosport Show brought a raft of an­nounce­ments from teams and driv­ers and Bri­tish GT man­ager Ben­jamin Franasso­vici con­firmed that 32 paid en­tries have been re­ceived.

Bri­tish GT or­gan­is­ers are now com­pil­ing a re­serve en­tries list, and can cater for ad­di­tional cars at cir­cuits with a higher grid ca­pac­ity, such as Sil­ver­stone GP or Don­ing­ton Park.

Franasso­vici said: “This is prob­a­bly the ear­li­est we’ve sold out. It seems we fill up at least two weeks ear­lier ev­ery year.

“Bri­tish GT has a lot of ap­peal and mo­men­tum and the growth of GT4 has been very no­tice­able.

“The en­try is split 50-50 be­tween GT3 and GT4, so it will be the largest GT4 grid ever. We’ll try our best to ac­com­mo­date more teams as and when we can.”

BGT has 32 en­tries

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