On November 24th, a double celebration that attracted great attention from the racing industry was successfully held in Paris. In the afternoon of the same day, various drivers and teams were awarded prizes at the Blancpain GT Series 2017 awards ceremony. Then, a number of legendary drivers in the history of the race gathered to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the GT race.
After one of the most exciting seasons in SRO Motorsports Group history, as many as 500 participants gathered in the Palais Brongniart auditorium in Paris to attend the 2017 Blancpain GT Series awards ceremony. This year’s Blancpain GT Series is significant. Its annual finals in Barcelona set a record high for a total of 168 racing cars!
During the event, all eight winners were presented with specially customized Blancpain L-evolution pioneering series flyback chronographs as a commemoration. The Blancpain brand sincerely congratulates everyone who participated in the Blancpain GT Series, and looks forward to everyone’s enjoyment of this extraordinary challenge and experience in the coming 2018 season.
The celebration party for the 25th anniversary of GT racing was held in the Brownie Auditorium in Paris, and more than 800 guests attended the party. Among the distinguished guests are the drivers and participants of GT racing’s global events in the past 25 years, and Stéphane Ratel, founder and CEO of SRO Motorsports Group. Everyone present took turns sharing various anecdotes related to this event.
After the dinner, each guest received a ‘Anniversary’. The Commemorative Magazine by Blancpain President and Chief Executive Officer, Marc A. Hayek, talks about Blancpain’s alliance with SRO Motorsports Group and points out the entire event: ‘In fact, Blancpain is more than a sponsor It is also the best partner to work with Stéphane Ratel, both of whom have created this new championship and competition rules. Our partnership will continue and strive to make the race better. Our goal is not only for racing Placing the logo is even more about creating a competition that inspires the entire automotive industry. ‘