Road America Set to Host World Challenge America, and its International Field of Top GT Race Teams August 28-30
ELKHART LAKE, Wis., - Aug. 20, 2020 - Road America is set to showcase some of the world’s top GT race teams as the World Challenge America series returns to the challenging 4.048-mile, 14-turn road course August 28-30. The series is a part of a global series racing in Europe, Asia, and America showcasing a new race format with 90-minute, double-header races featuring full-service pit stops, driver changes, and increased strategy. In addition, the weekend will feature Pirelli GT4 America, GT Sports Club America, and TC America series for a jam-packed weekend of sports car racing.
With the 2020 season winding down the Road America weekend encompasses rounds seven and eight of the World Challenge America racing calendar and series’ championship battles are close. Mercedes-AMG DXDT Racing’s George Kurtz and Colin Braun come into the Road America weekend atop the Pro/Am Driver’s Championship standings with 109 points after two second place finishes at Sonoma. The duo are only one point ahead of the Ferrari Squadra Corse team of Martin Fuentes and Rodrigo Baptista who enter the weekend second in the Championship only one point behind the leaders after winning Round 6 at Sonoma.
Fans are welcome to enjoy watching World Challenge America’s
incredible cars featuring manufacturers like Acura, Aston Martin,
BMW, Ferrari, McLaren, Mercedes-AMG, Porsche, and so much more.
The World Challenge garage area will be limited to essential team
and series personnel and fans will be encouraged to follow safe
practices such as social distancing (maintaining six feet
from others), frequent hand washing, or using one of the many
new sanitizer stations located throughout the facility.
Cloth face coverings are also recommended in areas where
social distancing is difficult to maintain.
All guests will be screened in their vehicles with
contactless temperature checks before entering the facility, and
a PPE kit that includes a face mask, as well
as hand sanitizer, will be provided to each guest upon
request. For additional details on Road America’s Active
Measures Against COVID-19, check out our webpage
Tickets are available and additional event details; ticket pricing and camping information can be found at www.roadamerica.com or by calling 800-365-7223. Anyone 16-years-old and under are FREE with a paying adult at the gate. Racing runs rain or shine.