Next summer, Super GT Denmark will visit the Copenhagen Historic Grand Prix and the modern series will strengthen the program content, which already contains the best historical classes.
Next summer’s edition of Copenhagen Historic Grand Prix will according to tradition, be held in the first weekend of August. The audience will on August 3rd and 4th 2019 again be witness to a tremendous family celebration, where motor sports best racing cars and drivers are being celebrated in combination with an exciting exhibition area and fun family activities.
It will be the first time that the Super GT Denmark class visits Copenhagen Historic Grand Prix, and the series promotor expects more than 20 cars at the starting line for this race, which runs through the streets of Copenhagen. The class has been given a new name towards the 2019 season, but has its roots in the former Supertourism class, which however uses two different engine types in the compact and custom-built racecars from France. In the upcoming season, all cars in Super GT Denmark will use a V6 engine, which is both more powerful and offers the audience a better sound than ever before.
Over the past four seasons, the class has become known for offering races with high entertainment, dense duels and lots of drama, which are greatly appreciated by the tens of thousands of spectators attentively watching from the stands around the nearly 2.4 km long city street, which constitutes the race track for Copenhagen Historic Grand Prix. The top-of-the-line racing series includes several prominent names and has, in the season that just ended, been attended by female racer Michelle Gatting as well as former Formula 1 riders and current Formula 1 expert Nicolas Kiesa, who has hosted the class on several occasions.
In 2018, Copenhagen Historic Grand Prix beat all records with more racing cars, more participants and more spectators than ever before. More than 42,000 spectators visited Bellahøj Park over the weekend and transformed the classic Copenhagen sports event into a beautiful historic motor sport weekend for the whole family.
CEO of CHGP, Jens Peter Lange says: “In the CHGP organization, we are constantly working on not only improving but also varying the program content for the weekend. It helps ensure the sporting entertainment on the racetrack, and at the same time ensure that we as organizers are constantly rethinking our concept. Super GT Denmark will be a great addition to our already extensive historical racing program, and will increase the entertainment value for all our guests. ”