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Nürburgring 24 Hours Classes Explained

Special, Production and Cup classes

23 different classes will be represented across the 156 starters at the 2019 Nurburgring 24 Hours.

The classes are sub-divided into three sub-groups:

Specials, production cars, and Cup vehicles (plus TCR touring cars).

The first two groups are subdivided into classes according to their displacement.

SPECIALS

The ‘Specials’ include GT3 and GT4 cars:

SP3 up to 2.000 ccm
SP3T up to 2.000 ccm with Turbo
SP4 up to 2.500 ccm
SP4T up to 2.600 ccm with Turbo
SP5 up to 3.000 ccm
SP6* up to 3.500 ccm
SP7* up to 4.000 ccm
SP8* over 4.000 ccm
SP8T up to 4.000 ccm with Turbo
SP9 GT3 FIA
SPPro over 3.000 ccm
SP10 GT4 SRO
SPX Special vehicles (includes the un-homologated Glickenhaus)
VLN-Specials AT Alternative fuels

PRODUCTION CARS

Close-to-standard vehicles with minimum requirements for mandatory safety devices, some freedom regarding modifications, in suspension are permitted but engines are stock production.

Cars can be balanced via fuel tank capacity and weight.

V4 up to 2.500 ccm
V5 up to 3.000 ccm
V6 up to 3.500 ccm
V2T up to 2.000 ccm with Turbo
V3T up to 3.000 ccm with Turbo

CUP CLASSES
Three Cup classes will be at the start for one-make racers from BMW, Porsche and KTM.

Cup 3 Cayman GT4 Trophy
Cup 5 BMW M240i Racing Cup
Cup X KTM X-BOW Cup
TCR, Homologated TCR Touring Cars