2011 Scirocco R-Cup Calendar

February 14, 2011 at 8:14 pm

Volkswagen efforts to create a motorsport career for the amazing Scirocco hatchback turned out to be a complete success in its inaugural season. So they’re coming back for a second on in 2011.

This one-make cup only allows Sciroccos that run on bio natural gas and therefore reduces CO2 emissions by 80 per cent compared to other similar series. It also includes both male and female racers from eight different countries and, once again, motorsport legends and celebrities will complete the grid as guest entrants at each round. 2010 saw an average of 86,000 spectators flock to the jointly held races.

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In 2011, season opener and the finale will again be held at Hockenheim, and new to the 2011 calendar is the Red-Bull-Ring at Spielberg, Austria, which complements the time-tested venues of the Scirocco R-Cup.

29 – 30 April Hockenheim (D)
3 – 5 June Spielberg (A)*
17 – 18 June EuroSpeedway (D)
1 – 2 July Norisring (D)
5 – 6 August Nürburgring (D)
2- 4 September Brands Hatch (GB)
16 – 18 September Oschersleben (D)*
21 – 22 October Hockenheim (D)

*two rounds per race weekend

The grid of the identical coupés guarantees absolute equality of opportunities to all entrants.  A push-to-pass system offers a limited number of 50 PS power boosts at the driver’s fingertips, to guarantee captivating races, while the direct comparison between the young drivers, seasoned campaigners and legends of motorsport in the same race adds to the suspense.