An unchanged line-up will compete for the 2022 Fanatec GT World Challenge Powered by AWS title.
In its fourth year of running, the global competition concept represents all of GT World Challenge properties including Australia, America, Asia and Europe, with customer racing squads scoring for manufacturers in each.
Seven manufacturers will contest the Fanatec GT World Challenge Powered by AWS title starting with reigning champions Mercedes-AMG, Ferrari, Audi, Lamborghini, BMW, McLaren and Porsche.
Scoring varies from 25-points for sprint races and up to 100 at the jewel of the GT racing crown, the TotalEnergies 24 Hours of Spa, with scores multiplied by the number of entries in each class to produce the final amount.
This season comprises of 29 global events, while manufacturers are not required to be represented in each continent-based series, but it does enhance the chances of victory in the Fanatec GT World Challenge Powered by AWS title.
Audi Sport currently leads the standings after winning both Australian sprint races at Phillip Island and the opening endurance event in Europe at Imola.
“I am very proud to confirm that seven of the world’s most prestigious automotive manufacturers will continue to compete in Fanatec GT World Challenge Powered by AWS this season,” said SRO Motorsports Group Founder and CEO, Stephane Ratel.
“The ongoing support of such accomplished brands, each with its own racing heritage, speaks to the unique appeal of this global competition. It also demonstrates the enduring strength of customer GT3 racing, a platform that remains extremely important to SRO. From a sporting perspective there is a great deal to look forward to on each continent and I am sure that we will see a fantastic battle for the global Fanatec GT World Challenge Powered by AWS title.”
Currently, Audi Sport leads the way with a score of 2,610 ahead of Mercedes-AMG 1,928, McLaren 1,156 and Porsche 1,090.
The next round of the Fanatec GT World Challenge Australia Powered by AWS is the LIQUI MOLY Bathurst 12 Hour on May 13-15.