The Formula Americas Super GP It will debut in winter 2021, with a view to being a platform for young karters to move up the motorsport ladder.
This new category of single-seaters was presented this Tuesday, which will use Mygale cars with BMW engines, the result of a collaboration between the American Jonathan N. Lewis, who will be the General Director, and the Head of the Mexican Formula 4 (F4 NACAM), Flavio Abed, who will take the position of Operations Director.
Under the motto “One Brand, One Team, One Cost”, Offering even terrain without advantages for participants at an affordable price, the Formula Americas Super GP will have two seasons: the first will run from January to May, and the second will run from June to October.
The estimated cost of a season will be around $ 99,500, while it is anticipated that the prize pool of each campaign is of 325 thousand dollars. The champion will receive up to $ 75,000 in prizes and will be guaranteed a scholarship to compete in the Mexican F4. Financing will be up to a quarter of a million dollars.
The Formula Americas Super GP grids will be no more than 18 cars, with drivers at least 14 years old; if they are minors, they will be required to have graduated from a recognized school or school racing series or have extensive karting honors.
Also, there will be a Elite class for drivers 25 years of age or older, who will be eligible to win prizes and a scholarship for the 2022 Super GP championship, as long as there are three or more entries.
To complete a training process, it is intended to organize seminars with special guests, who will give free talks during the activity weekends.
The 2021 winter season will feature three triple dates in the United States and two in Mexico, totaling 15 competitions, that will be broadcast live on digital platforms, video on demand and with television coverage.
- January 9-10: Official Internship Days, MSR Houston, Texas
- January 23-24: Circuit of the Americas, Austin, Texas
- February 27-28: Autodromo Monterrey, Mexico
- March 27-28: Emerson Fittipaldi Autodrome, Mérida Yucatán, Mexico
- April 17-18: NOLA Motorsports Park, New Orleans, Louisiana
- May 22-23: Homestead-Miami Speedway, Homestead, Florida
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– Formula Americas (@FAmericasGP) October 13, 2020