Launched in 2006 and property of SRO Motorsports Group, the GT4 format initially grew in stature within the Dutch championship as well as in the Germany-based VLN series under the SP10 appellation. Offering value for money to PRO and AM drivers is one of the GT4 European Series’ key values. Its proven concept earned its place in the international motorsport scene. In 2019 the GT4 European Series will be the only international SRO-organised GT4 series to accept Silver-Silver pairings, making the GT4 European Series a perfect stepping stone towards GT3 for young and talented drivers.
Drawing upon 20 years of experience, including more than a decade with GT4 cars, SRO conducts the Balance of Performance (BoP) of the GT4 European Series in order to ensure fair championship battles for all manufacturers involved. Increased manufacturer interest in recent years has resulted in a wide range of cars that are eligible to race in the GT4 European Series, including the brand new Aston Martin Vantage GT4 and Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 CS MR, BMW M4 GT4, Audi R8 LMS GT4 and the Mercedes-AMG GT4.
For GT4, SRO has followed the same principles that have made high-profile championships like the Blancpain GT Series so successful, namely reduced costs, technical fairness, dynamic races featuring professional and amateur racers, convenient locations, and a friendly paddock atmosphere. The organisation can count on extensive knowledge and enjoys approval by the FIA as an International Series. The GT4 European Series will race on Blancpain GT Series weekends this season, ensuring strong media coverage.