With a extra highly effective engine and paddle-shift, the PRO class will get to “turbine” the Nationwide Tourism

Turismo Nacional’s latest division, TN PRO, will make its debut at Circuit Interlagos in São Paulo this weekend (August 4-7) which additionally contains the third spherical of BRB Method 4 Brazil and the fourth stage. from the Mercedes-Benz Problem.

The previous few months have all been devoted to greater than 2,000 km of assessments, focusing particularly on essentially the most highly effective engine and likewise on the competitors paddle gearbox, activated by a butterfly system situated behind the steering wheel.

“The appearance of TN PRO goals to finish this qualitative ladder of drivers, provided that Class B is the gateway to high-level motorsport competitors. Our intention is to function a coaching floor for drivers heading to the highest class of Brazilian motorsport, which is the Inventory Automobile Professional Sequence,” particulars Fabio Aires, director of Turismo Nacional.

The PRO powertrain (or energy practice, consisting of the engine, transmission and gearbox) has a 2.0 16-valve engine that generates 200 hp of energy, a technical evolution in comparison with all different Turismo Nacional courses that the automaker makes use of unique of the automobile. , at all times with a cubic capability of 1.6 liters and 170 HP energy.
The PRO drivetrain was developed by Inventory Tech, the know-how subsidiary of Vicar, the corporate that promotes TN and Inventory Automobile Professional, Inventory Sequence and BRB Method 4 Brasil. Together with the TN preparers, gear supply and upkeep is dealt with by Inventory Auto Service, a community of Vicar workshops that additionally concentrate on circuit servicing, permitting larger equalization between units.

Eligible fashions for the brand new TN PRO are Volkswagen Gol, Chevrolet Onix, Fiat Mobi, Ford New Ka, Volkswagen UP!, Peugeot 208, Fiat Argo, Citroën C3, Hyundai HB20, Fiat Uno, Toyota Etios, Nissan March, Volkswagen Polo, Renault Sandero and the Toyota Yaris.

Watch the Nationwide Tour free of charge — The stage marking the debut of the TN PRO will provide the general public a fantastic facility: tickets for the weekend will likely be free and could be picked up on the most important entrance of the Interlagos Circuit.
On Thursday, the class will run a further six-hour follow session from 12:00 to 18:00 (Brasília time) in order that drivers can achieve a considerable amount of mileage within the new TN PRO automobile earlier than the precise begin the official weekend schedule.

Free follow begins on Friday, whereas the qualifying session that may outline the beginning grid takes place on Saturday morning. Additionally on Saturday, 4 races will happen, in a brand new format for the class: at 11:05, TN PRO begins the primary two races. After 20 minutes of racing, the protection automobile comes onto the monitor to assist realign the grid for the beginning of Race 2, with no grid reversal. The identical occurs within the set of Races 3 and 4, from 16:35.

The TN PRO schedule will conclude on Sunday with two extra races, however with a length of 20 minutes plus a lap, at 12:55 and 15:20. Try the brand new TN PRO spec sheet and the complete schedule from Interlagos:

DATA SHEET
ENGINE (engine + transmission set)
Official identify: TN Professional by Inventory Tech
Cubic capability: 2 liters
Configuration: 4 cylinders in line, 16 valves
Energy: 200 HP
Torque: 24.8 kgfm
Origin: Nationwide
Gasoline: ethanol
Shift: paddle shifter (butterfly)
Speeds: six, plus reverse

Thursday, August 4
12h00 – Nationwide Tourism PRO – 1 Further Official Coaching

Friday, August 5
07:45 – BRB Method 4 Brazil – First free follow
8:30 a.m. – Nationwide Tourism PRO – I Free Coaching
09:05 – Nationwide Tourism – Tremendous and Elite – 1 Free Coaching
9:40 a.m. – Nationwide Tourism – Courses A and B – 1 Free Coaching
10:20 – BRB Method 4 Brazil – 2nd free follow
11:05 a.m. – Nationwide Tourism PRO – Second Free Coaching
11:40 a.m. – Nationwide Tourism – Tremendous and Elite – 2 Free Practices
12:15 p.m. – Nationwide Tourism – Courses A and B – Free 2nd Coaching
12:55 – BRB Method 4 Brazil – Standings
13:40 – Nationwide Tourism PRO – third Free Coaching
14:15 – Nationwide Tourism – Tremendous and Elite – third Free Coaching
14:50 – Nationwide Tourism – Courses A and B – third Free Coaching
15:25 – Nationwide Tourism – Tremendous, Elite, A and B Courses – 4th Free Follow
16:00 – Nationwide Tourism PRO – 4th Free Coaching
16:40 – Mercedes-Benz Problem – CLA 45 AMG and C300 – First free follow periods

Saturday, August 6
07:45 – Nationwide Tourism – Tremendous and Elite – Classification
08:05 – Nationwide Tourism – Courses A and B – Classification
08:25 – Nationwide Tourism PRO – Classification
09:05 – BRB Method 4 Brazil – Race 1 (25 minutes + 1 lap)
09:45 – Mercedes-Benz Problem – CLA 45 AMG – 2nd free follow
10:20 – Mercedes-Benz Problem – C300 – 2nd free follow
11:05 – Nationwide Tourism PRO – Races 1 and a pair of (40 minutes + 1 lap)
12h10 – Mercedes-Benz Problem – CLA 45 AMG – Third free follow
12:45 – Mercedes-Benz Problem – C300 – third free follow
13:30 – Nationwide Touring – Courses A and B – Race 1 (20 minutes)
14:20 – Nationwide Tourism – Tremendous and Elite – Race 1 (20 minutes)
15:00 – Mercedes-Benz Problem – CLA 45 AMG – Qualification
15:15 – Mercedes-Benz Problem – C300 – Qualification
15:50 – BRB Method 4 Brazil – Race 2 (18 minutes + 1 lap)
16:35 – Nationwide Tourism PRO – Races 3 and 4 (40 minutes + 1 lap)

Sunday, August 7
08:05 – Nationwide Touring – Courses A and B – Race 2 (20 minutes)
09:00 – Mercedes-Benz Problem – CLA 45 AMG and C300 – Race 1 (12 laps or half-hour)
9:55 – Nationwide Tourism – Tremendous and Elite – Race 2 (20 minutes)
10:50 – BRB Method 4 Brazil – Race 3 (25 minutes + 1 lap)
12:00 – Mercedes-Benz Problem – CLA 45 AMG and C300 – Race 2 (12 laps or half-hour)
12:55 – Nationwide Tourism PRO – Race 5 (20 minutes + 1 lap)
13:45 – Nationwide Touring – Courses A and B – Race 3 (20 minutes)
14:30 – Nationwide Tourism – Tremendous and Elite – Race 3 (20 minutes)
15:20 – Nationwide Tourism PRO – Race 6 (20 minutes + 1 lap)
16:10 – Nationwide Touring – Courses A and B – Race 4 (20 minutes)
16:50 – Nationwide Tourism – Tremendous and Elite – Race 4 (20 minutes)

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