California 8 Hours
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California 8 Hours
California 8 Hours
Laguna Seca.svg
Intercontinental GT Challenge
VenueWeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca
First race2017
Duration8 Hours
Most wins (driver)Kelvin van der Linde (2)
Most wins (manufacturer)Audi (2)

The California 8 Hours is a sports car endurance race for GT3 and GT4 specification cars held at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca in Monterey, California, as part of the Intercontinental GT Challenge.[1] The first annual race was run in 2017.

For the first two years, the California 8 Hours served as the season finale of the Intercontinental GT Challenge. In 2019, the date was brought forward to fill the second race of the season. The event is due to be replaced by the newly-created Indianapolis 8 Hours event at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in the 2020 Intercontinental GT Challenge.[2]

Winners

Multiple winners

By driver

Wins Driver Years
2 South Africa Kelvin van der Linde 2017, 2018

By manufacturer

Wins Manufacturer Years
2 Germany Audi 2017, 2018

See also

References

  1. ^ Karis, Tony. "Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca preps for California 8 Hours, the longest race in track history". Monterey Herald. Retrieved 2018.
  2. ^ Coch, Mat (26 July 2019). "Indianapolis joins Bathurst on IGTC calendar". Speedcafe. Retrieved 2019.

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