Don't dumb down the Spa 24 Hours

Don't dumb down the Spa 24 Hours

The Spa 24 Hours - taking place this weekend - is a fiercely competitive event in its current guise, but rule tweaks for 2016 risk moving it away from a pure endurance competition

It is difficult to argue with the contention - put forward by the organisers and many more - that the Blancpain GT Series is the most competitive championship in the world right now. And we're not just talking sportscars.

Yet that competitiveness has been blunted by new sporting rules, particularly pertinent to this weekend's Spa 24 Hours, that are dumbing down the Endurance Cup element of the BGTS.

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