Grand Prix Masters


Grand Prix Masters

Infobox motorsport championship

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caption = The Grand Prix Masters logo.
category = Single seaters
country/region = International
inaugural2 = 2005
folded = 2006
website = [http://www.gpmasters.com gpmasters.com]

Grand Prix Masters was a one-make motor racing series featuring retired Formula One drivers. The inaugural (and sole 2005) event, at the Kyalami circuit in South Africa, took place on 11-13 November, but the series folded after a 2 race season in 2006.

Driver statistics

August 13 2006, Silverstone, England

2007 calendar

* Bucharest Ring (Romania), 20 May "Cancelled"
* Kyalami (South Africa), 23 September "Cancelled"
* Losail (Qatar), 17 November "Cancelled"

Bankruptcy

On September 18th 2007, Delta Motorsport, supplier of the GP Masters chassis, announced they were filing a petition with the British High Court to have the GP Masters Operating company placed in liquidation [ [http://www.autosport.com/news/report.php/id/62536 autosport.com - GP Masters News: Winding up order served on GPM ] ] due to non-payment of invoices. Following a hearing on the 28th of November, 2007, the Grand Prix Masters series was officially wound up [ [http://www.autosport.com/news/report.php/id/64156 autosport.com - GP Masters News: Masters series officially wound up ] ] .

GP Masters should not be confused with the Masters Series, owned by Ron Maiden, which runs various historic race series and operates successfully

In the first quarter of 2008 Delta Motorsport stated that they intend to re-launch the series under the name F1 Masters using the original car that they manufactured for the GP Masters series. [http://grandprixmastersonline.com/f1masters.php]

References

External links

* http://www.gpmasters.com
* http://www.delta-motorsport.com
*http://www.grandprixmastersonline.com
* http://www.f1mastersonline.com A site for the re-launched F1 Masters.


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