The 2016 BOSS GP Championship starts with the traditional season opener in Hockenheim
Thousands of motorsport enthusiasts and petrol heads will travel to Hockenheim to celebrate racing at the ‘Hockenheim Historic’, held in memory of double Formula One World Champion Jim Clark, who suffered a lethal crash at the track in 1968.
BOSS GP ‘The Fastest Race Series In Europe’ is again part of this unique motorsport experience at the renowned race track near Heidelberg, where more than 500 race cars will entertain the fans over the weekend.
Different to last season, BOSS GP has concentrated forces and will now run the OPEN class and the FORMULA class. In the OPEN class, Formula One and Champ respectively IndyCars will battle for Silverware and Championship points while in the Formula Class mainly GP2, World Series by Renault and Superleague Formula cars will fight for podium places.
OPEN class Champion, Dutchman Klaas Zwaart (Jaguar R5) will try to defend his title against his closest contenders, Austrian Ingo Gerstl (Toro Rosso STR1) and Peter Milavec (Panoz DP01 Champcar). This years FORMULA class promises an exciting battle for the podium spots. 2013 double-Champion Gary Hauser from Luxembourg will give his comeback this weekend. 23 cars including 6! F1’s are on the entry list for this race which is also the biggest grid of all opening rounds in BOSS racing history (since 1995).
In 2016, BOSS GP will be competing at seven different European venues, holding 14 races in total. Hockenheim will be followed by the Red Bull Ring in May. The other tracks are Nurburgring, Monza, Assen, Brno and Imola.
The BOSS GP drivers cannot wait to push the pedal to the metal for a spectacular season opener full of Highspeed, Power and Noise.