The new season is about to begin for SuperCar Lites teams. 2017 will be the year which offers a true international challenge for all drivers. SuperCar Lites cars which are designed and produced by Avitas Motorsport in cooperation with multi-title winner Olsbergs MSE, will be roaring in 3 continents, 9 countries, 21 different cities at 28 races total ina year’s schedule.
Season starts on ice
The first championship is organised by RallyX Nordic, STCC in winter conditions of Scandinavia. RallyX on Ice consists of 3 races this year and 2 of them will be in Sweden as 1 in Norway. The first race will be in Söderhamn, Sweden this weekend where 18 entrants are already getting impatient for the first green lights of the year. Crews will set their tents up in Gol, Norway on 4-5 March weekend. The final round will be back in Sweden, to Östersund and the winner will be crowned as the Ice Champion of 2017.
RallyX Nordic is improving and it’s schedule is getting wider every year upon the demands. 2017 season will cover 3 countries over 6 races. Denmark is added to the list for the first time and the drivers will meet Danish fans in Nysum at the 4th round of the Championship in August. First start will be in Grenland Motorcenter, Norway in April and the season will end in Strangnas, Sweden in September.
New venues for GRC Lites
As Red Bull Global Rallycross fans may easily notice, there are major changes at the 2017 schedule different than last year. Memphis, TN will host the inaugural race of the year. Louisville KY, Thompson CT, Canada and Indianapolis IN are added to the calendar by the organiser. Atlantic City NJ, Seattle WA saved their places as the season ends in Los Angeles CA same as last year.
RX2, Official World RX class
One of the most important changes for our champioships is of course at FIA World Rallycross Championship Presented by Monster Energy. For 3 years, RX Lites served as a school for future rallycross stars and as well as an attractive and mind blowing championship since its close battles were out on the track in every race. From this year on, it has a new name : RX2 International Series presented by Cooper Tires. Other than its name, RX2 has also new venues for the upcoming season. Loheac, France will meet RX2 drivers for the first time in September. CanadaRX was also a familiar place for our SuperCar Lites but as a change, GP3RX points will be counted for the Championship. All new venue for the whole WorldRX, Cape Town, South Africa is another new place for RX2 regulars too. The season starts in Mettet, Belgium in May and follows the joint schedule with World RX in Lydden Hill, Hell and Höljes.
SuperCar Lites family is getting bigger and bigger every year with new members. Only 5 years after our first race, we are so proud to have dozens of talented family members, Champions of today and tomorrow. It’s powerful engine, unique geometry and suspension adjustment options, races under equal conditions at affordable budgets, SuperCar Lites is and will be the most competitive rallycross car and series.
Here you can find the 2017 SuperCar Lites Calendar which includes 4 international series where we roar in dust and dirt or ice: