NEGT Cup Rules

Northeast GT Cup

Reference the complete rulebook for details.  Highlights include:

Clean racing | No-contact series.  Racing room + a tire width must be left, always.

Production vehicles | Any production vehicle (mass produced, VIN tagged, or intended for street use) of any year that is sold in any market.

Wheel-to-wheel Prepared | All vehicles participating in Northeast GT wheel-to-wheel sessions, including the Northeast GT Race School, must be fully prepared for wheel-to-wheel racing.  Roll cage (1.75”x.0120” or by exception only), fire system, master switch, in-date harnesses/seat/window net, no leaks, no crap cans.  

Sound | Typical sound requirements apply at New England road racing circuit locations.  Unmuffled cars will not make sound.  All vehicles must make sound, no exceptions. 

Street Tires | 200+ treadwear tires only.

Single-Class Racing | Minimum Competition Weight (in pounds) = Engine Displacement (in Cc) + modifiers.  Modifiers take into account vehicle or engine age (whichever is later), drivetrain, tire width, differential, transmission suspension, and aero.


Enter engine displacement, fill-out the drop-downs, and the tool generates the Minimum Competition Weight required to legally compete in the Northeast GT Cup.

Expected vehicles include many reasonably priced ($15,000 – $40,000) club racing builds such as: 

  • 3-series BMW
  • FRS/BRZ/86
  • 2.5/2.7L Boxster/Cayman
  • Porsche 944
  • MX-5
  • s2000
  • k-swap FWD
  • RX-7
  • NSX
  • e30 M3 

(well, maybe a little more $ for the last couple examples, but they could be competitive!)


Existing club racing vehicles that fit into the Northeast GT Cup: 

  • GLTC prepared vehicles, several makes and models
  • SCCA T3 and T4 prepared vehicles, several makes and models
  • NASA H1-H2, GTS1-2, ST4-ST5 prepared vehicles, several makes and models
  • World Racing League GP2-3 class endurance-prepared vehicles
  • American Endurance Racing, class 2, 3, or 4, depending on driving pace
  • ChampCar, especially B and C-class vehicles, several makes and models
  • SpecE46-prepared BMW 3-series
  • Spec Boxster-prepared first-generation 2.5L Porsche Boxsters
  • PCA Stock-class prepared base Porsche Caymans and Boxsters
Expected pace at 2024 locations (assumes new tire, dry conditions)

2 Hour Races | 2 hours per race, 2 stops each, teams of 1, 2, or 3 drivers.  Untimed pit stops.  No fuel rigs.

6 round championship | 6 rounds, 12 races, driver and team championships.  Best 7 individual races count (up to 5 drops).

Licensed or Experienced Drivers | Drivers need either a competition license or must have actual wheel-to-wheel experience, otherwise we offer the GT Race School to help drivers new, or returning to, wheel-to-wheel have a clean first race.

Fueling/Pit Lane | untimed pit stops.  No fuel rigs.  Visors down.  Fuel capacity limits (greater of: OEM, or 5 gallons for each liter of displacement + 4 gallons).  One wheel/gun/torque wrench/jack over the wall at a time.  

Safety Gear | Driver and crew safety gear is required in order to participate in Northeast GT wheel-to-wheel sessions: SA 2015 or newer helmet, fire suit, nomex balaclava (required for fueling), fire resistant gloves, fire resistant shoes, and neck protection.

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