The third international racing tournament the Baku World Challenge 2014, the final round of Blancpain Sprint Series, has today started in Baku, SIA reports.
Baku World Challenge 2014 has been organized by the AzTexnika company with the assistance of Azerbaijan’s Youth and Sports Ministry and Azerbaijan Automobile Federation. Competition, the spectators will observe the uncompromising, exciting and spectacular races, cars and drivers during for 2 days.
The drivers will contend for professional and semi-professional titles on a completely new, specially designed street circuit with the length of 4 kilometers. The racers will compete in the circuit, passing the famous Baku Crystal Hall and the State Flag Square.
Some 59 drivers with 30 cars from 17 teams take part in the competition.
Note that BMW Z4, Audi R8LMS Ultra, Mercedes SLS AMG GT3, McLaren MP4-12C, Lamborghini LFII, Porsche 997 GT3, Aston Martin Vantage GT3, and Corvette Z06 G cars are competing in the tournament.
The winner (the winning team) will be awarded with 100,000 euros, the holder of the second place will get 50,000 euros, and the holder of the third place will be awarded 25,000 euros.
The event is being broadcasted live on the Eurosport TV channel in European, Middle East countries, as well as in Australia, Asia, America and Africa.