2017 Supercup season

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2017 Supercup season
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Title Sponsor TBC
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The 2017 Supercup season will be the 10th GPVWC Supercup season.

Teams and drivers

The amount of team slots was reduced from 14 to 13 for the 2017 season, with the GPVWC Management citing a desire to promote quality over quantity in GPVWC series in 2017.

Supercup Team Base Abbreviation Chassis Tyre No. Race Drivers Rounds Test/Reserve Driver(s)
England Cosmo Seiki Racing

Japan Hamamatsu, Japan

Cosmo SC-017 G 39 Latvia Andrejs Pestovs 1-4 Germany Patrick Wannemuller
91 England Ben Willis 1-3
Netherlands Gerrit de Vries 4
South Africa Deltec Racing Team

South Africa Cape Town, South Africa

Deltec SC-017 G 42 Netherlands Stephane Rouault Sweden Johan Lindberg
43 England James Johnson
Wales Draig Racing

Wales Hirwaun, Wales

Draig SC-017 G 34 Croatia Antonio Hreljanovic TBC
35 Argentina Matias Canapino
England Epic Racing

England Banbury, England

Epic SC-017 G 38 France Geoffrey Fournier England Chris Shepherd
49 England Rob Mason
Germany Evolution Motorsports

Germany Kirchhain, Germany

Evolution SC-017 G 17 Germany Tobias Polotzek TBC
18 Germany Dennis Jordan
Australia Hinss Motorsport

Australia Melbourne, Australia

Hinss SC-017 G 5 England Jordan Weekes TBC
10 India Sandeep Chodha
Malta Malta Force GP

Malta Siggiewi, Malta

Malta Force SC-017 G 44 Germany Alex Siebel TBC
77 Spain Carlos Fernandez
Netherlands Measuric Racing Netherlands Bennekom, The Netherlands Measuric SC-017 G 16 Germany Dino Paolini TBC
55 Netherlands Wopke Hoekstra
Netherlands Racing Team Schroten RTS SC-017 G 29 Spain Eduard Batalla TBC
98 Spain Gerard Batalla
United States Satellite Racing

United States West Palm Beach, Florida, United States

Satellite SC-017 G 32 United States Matt Strand TBC
64 United States TJ Halsema
England ST Racing

England Chandler's Ford, England

ST SC-017 G 56 England Mark Fuller TBC
96 England Dominic Foster
Malta TG Racing

Malta Mtarfa, Malta

TG SC-017 G 40 Spain Edgar Ruiz TBC
69 Spain Borja Millan
England Zedderick Racing

England Portishead, England

Zedderick SC-017 G 85 Malta Jason Muscat TBC
86 Netherlands Douwe Tapper

Team changes

New entries

Returning entries

  • Draig Racing made their return to Supercup after a six-year absence.

Technical changes

  • A new second dry tyre compound (the "Soft" compound) was added, with the existing 2016 compound becoming the "Hard" compound. Both compounds would need to be used in a race.
  • The wet tyres recieved an adjustment to grip levels.
  • The downforce package selection was simplified, leaving just one aero package.

2017 Calendar

Round Race Title Grand Prix Circuit Conditions Date Start Time
Track time GMT BST
1 Australian Grand Prix Australian GP Australia Albert Park Grand Prix Circuit, Melbourne TBC 8th March 2017 14:00 19:00
2 Russian Grand Prix Russian GP Russia Sochi Autodrom, Sochi TBC 22nd March 2017 14:00 19:00
3 Chinese Grand Prix Chinese GP China Shanghai International Circuit, Shanghai TBC 5th April 2017 14:00 18:00 19:00
4 Spanish Grand Prix Spanish GP Spain Valencia Street Circuit, Valencia TBC 19th April 2017 14:00 18:00 19:00
5 Austrian Grand Prix Austrian GP Austria Red Bull Ring, Spielberg TBC 3rd May 2017 14:00 18:00 19:00
6 Monaco Grand Prix Monaco GP Monaco Circuit de Monaco, Monte Carlo TBC 17th May 2017 14:00 18:00 19:00
7 Canadian Grand Prix Canadian GP Canada Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, Montreal TBC 31st July 2017 14:00 18:00 19:00
8 British Grand Prix British GP United Kingdom Silverstone Circuit, Northamptonshire TBC 14th June 2017 14:00 18:00 19:00
9 Hungarian Grand Prix Hungarian GP Hungary Hungaroring, Budapest TBC 28th June 2017 14:00 18:00 19:00
10 German Grand Prix German GP Germany Nurburgring, Nürburg TBC 26th July 2017 14:00 18:00 19:00
11 Belgian Grand Prix Belgian GP Belgium Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps, Spa TBC 9th August 2017 14:00 18:00 19:00
12 Italian Grand Prix Italian GP Italy Autodromo Nazionale di Monza, Monza TBC 23rd August 2017 14:00 18:00 19:00
13 Singapore Grand Prix Singapore GP Singapore Marina Bay Street Circuit, Singapore TBC 6th September 2017 20:00 18:00 19:00
14 Japanese Grand Prix Japanese GP Japan Suzuka Circuit, Suzuka TBC 20th September 2017 14:00 18:00 19:00
15 United States Grand Prix United States GP United States Circuit of the Americas, Austin TBC 4th October 2017 14:00 18:00 19:00
16 Mexican Grand Prix Mexican GP Mexico Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez, Mexico City TBC 18th October 2017 14:00 18:00 19:00
17 Brazilian Grand Prix Brazilian GP Brazil Autódromo José Carlos Pace, São Paulo TBC 1st November 2017 14:00 19:00
18 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Abu Dhabi GP United Arab Emirates Yas Marina Circuit, Yas Island TBC 15th November 2017 17:00 19:00

Testing

The 2017 testing schedule is as follows:

Test Date Venue
Preseason Test #1 15th Feb 2017 Malaysia Sepang International Circuit, Sepang
Preseason Test #2 22nd Feb 2017 Bahrain Bahrain International Circuit, Sakhir


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