SRO Motorsports Group announced in June the venue of Baku in Azerbaijan as the 2013 FIA GT Series season finale. The race will take place on the weekend of 22-24 November and will be billed as the first-ever Baku World Challenge event Powered by Aztexnika.

A full grid of spectacular GT3 cars will line up on a newly designed 4-kilometre long street-circuit, which stretches along the Caspian Sea, creating a magnificent backdrop to the race.

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Invitations by the Baku World Challenge will be strictly limited to 30 cars, selected as follows in priority of order:

- 2 guest cars at the discretion of the Event Promoter

- all cars taking part in the last three rounds of the FIA GT Series prior to the Baku round - the winning team from the Gentlemen Trophy in the 2013 Blancpain Endurance Series* - the winning team from the 2013 British GT Championship* - the winning team from the Pro Am Class in the 2013 Blancpain Endurance Series* - the winning team from the Pro Class in the 2013 Blancpain Endurance Series*

* Unless already selected

The teams racing in the first-ever Baku World Challenge - Powered by Aztexnika weekend will be racing for a stunning prize fund of €175,000, that will distributed by the Host City of Baku as €100.000 for the overall winning team in the Main race, €50.000 for the 2nd placed team and €25.000 for 3rd placed team. All teams will also benefit from a €20.000 starting prize package in addition to air freight costs, plane tickets, hotel and catering costs.

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The Baku World Challenge - Powered by Aztexnika is set to be a dynamic, thrilling and totally unique event that will reward true racing excellence for the competitors while providing an unforgettable occasion for the residents of the vibrant city of Baku.

As well as the exciting final round of the 2013 FIA GT Series, the roar of F1 engines will also reverberate around the Baku streets, as a grid of F1 cars from the period from 1966 to 1985 will provide more spectacular action.

Provisional Entry List (PDF)
Broadcasters Schedule FIA GT Baku World Challange (PDF)

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Race Times (GMT+04:00)
Sat 23 November 2013
Free Practice 1
09:00 - 10:20
Free Practice 2
11:55 - 13:15
Qualifying
16:15 - 17:15
Sun 24 November 2013
Qualifying Race
09:15 - 10:15
Main Race
13:00 - 14:00
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