With the restart of international karting and the definition of new sports calendars after the long break for the Covid emergency, a new date for the prestigious 24 Hours Karting of Italy organized and promoted by CRG has also been confirmed: the event will be held on the weekend of October 18th, always on the Adria race track.
As for the Regulations, the tested and proven format which includes 2 categories is confirmed. Firstly the PRO category for the more experienced pilots (a minimum of 30 driver changes) and the SILVER category for the more amateur teams (35 driver changes). From a technical point of view the Italian factory will supply to the teams its track proven Centurion karts, which will be managed on track by an assistance structure in its racing department, to guarantee the highest technical and service standards.
As in previous editions, CRG will also put in place great efforts on the communication front, providing for high-level video production. The Adria race circuit is also confirmed as the hosting venue. It’s a unique location in the world for this type of race, and offers teams the logistical support of brick boxes and hotel rooms directly in the paddock, as well as high-quality service facilities, such as the monitor room of the race direction and the powerful night lighting.
The event will take place in compliance with the anti-Covid safety provisions issued for sporting events, therefore with the obligation of a mask for all professionals and contingent accesses in the technical areas and driver change. The organizing committee informs all the teams (even those already registered for the event originally scheduled for March) who, to confirm their registration, will have to send the new form available online on the official CRG website CRG (www.kartcrg.com).
In order to provide support and general information to the teams, CRG has set up a dedicated office. You may reach us at: +39.030.9912604 – [email protected]
Location: Adria Karting Raceway
Date: Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th of October 2020
Karts: the organization will provide brand new Centurion karts with Honda 390cc engine
Regulation: there will be 2 categories that will be awarded separately: PRO and SILVER for amateur teams. PRO teams will have to make at least 30 driver changes, whilst SILVER teams will make 35 driver changes. Regardless the number of stints done, each driver cannot drive for more than 7 hours during the race. The starting procedure will follow the “Le Mans” style and there is no maximum duration of each driving stint. The weight of the single drivers will be balanced with a ballast system on the kart. The full regulation will published in July 2020.
Communication: the main parts of the race (about 12 hours) will be broadcasted in live streaming on the CRG official website and on the factory’s social channels. There will be a studio for interviews and a press agency will promote the event.
Team Composition: from 4 to 10 drivers.
Entries: the entry fee is Euro 2.400,00 + VAT. Entries will open on Thursday 9th of July and will close when reaching the maximum number of teams admitted (44).
Services included in the fee: it’s included the kart rental, consumption materials (oil, fuel and tyres), spare parts, technical assistance of the CRG personnel, all track services and masonry boxes with displays, tables and beach chairs.
Friday’s free practice: there will an optional extra session from 6.00 to 7.00 pm. at the cost of Euro 120,00 per team.
Hotel: the circuit has hotel rooms that teams can book and use as support. The first 23 teams registered will have the rooms above the pit lane, whilst the following ones will have rooms in the building at the end of the paddock. The rooms must be booked contacting directly the Adria track ([email protected]), only after CRG confirms the registration. Each team can book only one room for Saturday night and the price will be Euro 120,00 for rooms above the pit lane and Euro 90,00 for rooms in the paddock.
Awards: both team winners, PRO and SILVER, will have the free participation to the CRG World Contest at the end of the season.