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GT: 24H Series set to become international championship in 2015

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From press release

The 24H SERIES powered by Hankook could become an international championship next year.

Following the addition of the Hankook 12H ITALY-MUGELLO and the Hankook 12H ZANDVOORT as new events for 2014 and the announcement of the Hankook 24H Circuit PAUL RICARD as a new event for 2015, Dutch agency CREVENTIC as the promoters and organisers of the races in co-operation with the DNRT (Dutch National Racing Team) have made the next step.

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Photo: 24H Series

Through the KNAF (KNAC Nationale Autosport Federatie, the Dutch governing body for motorsport), an application will be made with the FIA to be granted an international series status for the 24H SERIES powered by Hankook in 2015. A decision about this application will be made during one of the upcoming meetings of the FIA World Motorsport Council.

With the addition of the Hankook 24H Circuit PAUL RICARD as a sixth race, the 24H SERIES powered by Hankook will have a calendar of six rounds for the first time in 2015. With three 24-hour races (Dubai, Paul Ricard and Barcelona) and as many twelve-hour races (Italy-Mugello, Zandvoort and Hungary), the calendar is well-balanced.

Hankook is the official title sponsor and exclusive tyre supplier of the series and the various rounds. When the 24H SERIES powered by Hankook will be run as a championship in 2015, it will be the only motor racing championship worldwide to include more than one 24-hour race. More information about the 24H SERIES powered by Hankook can be found at: www.24hseries.com.

The calendar for the 2015 24H SERIES powered by Hankook at a glance:
8-10 January, 2015:Hankook 24H DUBAI
13-14 March, 2015:Hankook 12H ITALY-MUGELLO
24-25 April, 2015:Hankook 12H ZANDVOORT
3-5 July, 2015:Hankook 24H Circuit PAUL RICARD
4-6 September, 2015:24H BARCELONA
2-3 October, 2015:Hankook 12H HUGARY