In the entry list for this year's 24H Series Hankook 12H Spa-Francorchamps, there are currently 65 cars that have been confirmed to participate, and further cars are anticipated to be added before race week. This indicates that there will be the most number of competitors ever assembled for the event.
In the GT3 ranks, it has been revealed that there will be teams from six different manufacturers. This includes the team that currently holds the title of GT European Trophy champion, Phoenix Racing (#1), and it will begin its defence of that title in Spa in 2023 with an Audi R8 LMS GT3 EVO II.
It is fitting that all three competitors who finished on the podium in the previous race held at Mugello have already confirmed their participation in the next event. Haas RT, which earned its first-ever victory in Tuscany, will continue its debut in European competition with the #21 Audi R8 LMS GT3 EVO II at Spa-Francorchamps, the home event for the Antigua-Belgian team.
The Saintéloc Junior Team, which finished in second place behind Haas RT and earned its first outright podium in the series, has also registered its #26 Audi R8 LMS GT3 EVO II for Spa. Meanwhile, America's Heart of Racing maintains its partnership with SPS automotive performance by fielding a Mercedes-AMG GT3 Evo.
Hofor-Racing (Mercedes), Land Motorsport (Audi), CP Racing (Mercedes), Herberth Motorsport (Porsche), Juta Racing (Audi), Modena Motorsports (Porsche), E2P Racing (Porsche), ARC Bratislava (Lamborghini), MP Racing (Mercedes), Barcon Motorsport (Ferrari), and JP Motorsport are the other GT3 teams that are participating in the entry (McLaren).
There are a large number of entries of a high quality in the other categories as well. A two-car effort from reigning Teams' champion Red Ant Racing is included on the list for both the 992 and 992-Am classes, while a returning entry from Stadler Motorsport, who won the Dubai 24 Hours in 2014, is also included.
In the GTX category, Mugello class champion Vortex has announced a two-car line-up, while Land Motorsport has an Audi TT RS mentioned and VDS Racing Adventures will field a MARC II V8. VDS Racing Adventures will also field a MARC II V8.
Xwift Racing's Toyota Supra GT4 will make its 24H Series debut as part of the GT4 field, which presently consists of 11 different cars. The GT4 entry is being operated by Xwift Racing. In addition, competitors Atlas BX Motorsport and Buggyra ZM Racing will be at the event, as will the defending class winner Team ACP-Tangerine Associates, who will bring two of the six BMW GT4s that are part of the competition.
Wolf Power Racing, which has won the TCE title three times in a row, AC Motorsport, Holmogaard Motorsport, and Bas Koeten Racing are among the confirmed teams for the TCR. In the TCX category, Sorg Rennsport will compete with a Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 CS. This team is also confirmed. PPM and Roma Racing, the latter of which will be backed by BMW Team Van Der Horst upon its return to the race after an absence of four years, will both take part in the TCX competition.
The 12H Spa event weekend is going to take place on the 6th and 7th of May.