The Dutch Championship for pre- ‘66 Historic Touring and GT cars, NKHTGT, was established in 1996 and will enter its 25th anniversary year with a busier schedule than ever. Instead of the usual six events, drivers will get seven race weekends on some of the best European circuits, including two races at Barcelona-Catalunya on 3-4 September, which will be free of charge for season entrants. As support to the Hankook 24H Series, one of the races will be run at night. A very affordable series, thanks to large numbers of loyal followers on the grid and also to the generosity of sponsor Nolte Kitchens, the 2021 package deal for the entire NKHTGT season is €3,250 and single entries are €795 per event, for two races.
Always a series focussed on preserving automotive heritage, organisers are at the same time looking ahead to the next 25 years. Effective from this year, the series will reduce its carbon footprint by offsetting greenhouse gas emissions from its races. This will be in collaboration with the Land Life Company, a technology-driven reforestation company with a mission to help restore the two billion hectares of degraded land worldwide. To achieve this, Land Life Company uses data and technology – drones, artificial intelligence and monitoring apps. By planting trees in places where they are most needed, the company ensures the restoration of important ecosystems, increased biodiversity and social and economic benefits for local communities.
“We are pleased that as a racing series we can contribute towards making historic motorsport more sustainable. This is not a stand-alone initiative. We do this in cooperation with race organisers and the circuits. Together we are working towards the future of our sport, under the umbrella of the FIA Guide for Sustainable Events. Together, as drivers and supporters and board of trustees, we look forward to the next 25 years of historic racing in the NKHTGT,” commented NKHTGT Chairman Bert Mets.
NKHTGT 2021 Calendar
16-18 April Hockenheim
4-5 June Zandvoort
25-26 June Spa-Francorchamps
9-11 July Zolder
6-8 August TT-Circuit Assen
3-4 September Barcelona
8-10 October Dijon
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