Auto GP secures Eurosport live coverage, partnerships with WTCC, DTM, ELMS for 2014.
Auto GP Organisation is proud to announce its 2014 calendar. As previously announced, the series will contest its fifth season over eight rounds, all of them on circuits steeped in motorsports history. The series’ partnership with Eurosport was confirmed and the sports network will also broadcasts the championship’s races live. The pairings with WTCC and DTM were also confirmed while one round will be run jointly with the ELMS.

The 2014 Auto GP Schedule
April 1-2 Valencia (Test)
April 13 Marrakech
April 20 Le Castellet
May 4 Budapest
June 1 Monza
July 20 Red Bull Ring
August 17 Nürburgring

Details regarding the two closing races of the year are being finalized and will be announced shortly.

Enzo Coloni
“We are proud to announce the dates for the 2014 season. Auto GP is very pleased to continue the collaboration with the WTCC, a consistent partnership that enabled our drivers to race in an excellent environment and with spectacular crowds over the last few years. The same goes for the DTM. We started cooperating with them last season and we look forward to a successful path for the future. For the first time we will also line-up together with the ELMS Championship. We will shortly announce the two final round of the season and there might be some great surprises coming…”

Nine teams set for 2014 Auto GP
Just a few days after announcing its 2014 schedule, Auto GP Organization is proud to reveal the list of confirmed teams for the upcoming season. As happened since its inception, Auto GP will continue to offer the best benefit-cost ratio in international motorsport.

All the 2013 teams were confirmed for the new season, joined on-track by the already-announced Puma 3 Motorsport. The Spanish-based squad will double-up the Iberian flavour of the series after the arrival of Ibiza Racing Team. Dopol’annuncio del calendario 2014, Auto GP Organization è lieta di comunicare inomi delle squadre che prenderanno parte alla prossima stagione della serie che, come sempre dalla sua nascita, continua ad offrire il miglior rapporto tra qualità e prezzo nel mondo del motorsport. Sono confermati i team che avevano preso parte all’edizione 2013, con in più la già annunciata aggiunta del Puma 3 Motorsport. Si raddoppia così la rappresentanza spagnola, dopo l’approdo vincente dell’Ibiza Racing Team.

The 2014 Teams and Managers
Comtec by Virtuosi - Phil Blow
Fortec Italia Motorsport - Vincenzo Sospiri
Ghinzani Motorsport - Stefania Ghinzani
Ibiza Racing Team - Modesto Benegiamo
MLR71 - Michele La Rosa
Puma 3 Motrosport - Orlando Rios
Super Nova International - David Sears
Virtuosi Racing - Andy Roche
Zele Racing - Michael Zele

More interest in the series also came from two more squads that are looking forward to join the series. Team Spirit, owned by Giuseppe Fogola, has already taken part in a test session last December at Vallelunga, while Rocco Pedruzzi’s RC Motorsport also showed some great interest. In addition to a schedule including Europe’s top racetracks, Auto GP will also be offering a hefty 300.000 Euro in prize money.

Photo AutoGP.org.