GB4 Championship confirms calendar for inaugural season following Motorsport UK approval

Published on Friday, October 22, 2021

GB4 Championship confirms calendar for inaugural season following Motorsport UK approval

MSV’s new GB4 Championship will feature a superb eight event, 24 race calendar across five premier UK circuits for its inaugural season in 2022. 

The championship will commence with three races at a GB4 headlined event at Snetterton on 2/3 April, before joining the prestigious British GT and GB3 package at all six of its UK rounds. This includes visits to Oulton Park (16 and 18 April), Silverstone Grand Prix (7/8 May), and the first of two trips to Donington Park on 28/29 May. 

A return to Snetterton comes on 25/26 June before a GB3 supporting event on the Silverstone Grand Prix circuit. The final two events return to the British GT package, at Brands Hatch Grand Prix (10/11 September) and a season finale at Donington Park on 15/16 October. 

It has also been confirmed that GB4 may accept entries from eligible 15-year-old drivers, as it runs the Tatuus F4-T014 chassis that remains FIA homologated. This puts GB4 in line with other series at this level around the world.

Drivers competing in GB4 will be racing for a £50,000 prize towards their next single seater campaign the following season.

MSV Chief Executive Jonathan Palmer commented: “We are very pleased to confirm a strong calendar for our first season of GB4. With seven of the eight events running alongside GB3 on the GB3/British GT package, there is significant scope for economies by teams running in both championships.

“GB4 will provide a genuinely accessible first step in career single seater racing with affordable budgets. It forms part of MSV’s commitment, mirrored by Motorsport UK, to drive the resurgence of the UK single-seater landscape.”

GB4 Championship - provisional 2022 calendar:
2/3 April – Snetterton 300 (GB4 headlined)
16 & 18 April – Oulton Park (British GT/GB3)
7/8 May – Silverstone GP (British GT/GB3)
28/29 May – Donington Park GP (British GT/GB3)
25/26 June – Snetterton 300 (British GT/GB3)
30/31 July – Silverstone GP (GB3)
10/11 September – Brands Hatch GP (British GT/GB3)
15/16 October – Donington Park GP (British GT/GB3)

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