The main principle of motor sports – "the winner is who has finished first" remains unchanged through the years, but every racing distance (excluding, maybe, drag racing) tries to decorate it with additional rules and requirements that significantly complicate the work of the teams but keep viewers away from boredom.
Although the Barcelona track is intuitively comprehensible for the racers, nobody would name the plot of the Spanish race either clear or at least predictable.
Oh, Barcelona, unforgettable city, Gaudi works – lacelike and monumental at the same time... But now we are of course much more interested in another building named Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, and the start of Porsche Carrera Cup France season which takes place here in the upcoming weekend.
It is not so simple to understand the rules of the series, especially if they were fundamentally changed this year. How much time does a race last, why has a car gone to the pit lane, why was a sportsman who had replaced the wheels disqualified, and who will get the Champion's title? It will be enough to read our article to enjoy every minute of Porsche Carrera Cup Italia rounds!
When you start watching some interesting TV series in the middle, it takes time to understand who all these people are and why they behave like that. The same is true for racing series: races are fascinating when you understand what happens here. That is why we traditionally introduce the rules of the racing series we participate in to our readers before the beginning of the season. So, here is the summary of Porsche Carrera Cup France rules instead of 50 pages of Regulations.
In fact, any race somehow resembles Russian mountains – at least, it is the same emotional tension and adrenaline burst. It has also a similar duration: before you know it, you already have to unbuckle the seat belts and leave a gondola. It revealed that the 12-hour endurance is not an exclusion.