FIA ETRC announces provisional 2020 calendar, joins forces with WTCR
The FIA European Truck Racing Championship has presented a provisional nine-match calendar for the 2020 season, becoming a member of forces with the FIA World Touring Car Cup in Hungary and Slovakia.
Arena to confirmation and ratification by the FIA, the unique calendar will glimpse a nine-date time table which is able to incude some of Europe’s most traumatic and numerous speed tracks.
As a results of a favorable blended match on the Slovakia Ring in 2018, the ETRC promoter ETRA and WTCR promoter Eurosport Events be pleased reached settlement for their respective series to portion the timetable once again in 2020, this time on the Hungaroring and the Slovakia Ring.
The FIA ETRC marketing campaign will inaugurate sooner than frequent with an match on the Hungaroring, sharing the bill with WTCR.
The time table will then pass on to Misano in Italy. The third match of the season will happen on the Slovakia Ring for the fourth consecutive season. Again, the paddock could per chance be shared with the WTCR neighborhood, offering enhanced coverage and television publicity.
A brand unique round on the terminate of June is end to being finalised. This date is anticipated to be confirmed within the impending weeks.
The damaged-down jewel within the crown match, the ADAC Truck Huge Prix at Nürburgring, is put of abode for the identical weekend as 2019. Over 120,000 fans recurrently attended the large celebration of truck racing and truck and transport industry which additionally doubles as a spectacular competition.
The Czech Republic is one in all the heartlands of the FIA ETRC as neatly and a return to Autodrom Most on the terminate starts the frequent busy crescendo of events to round off the season.
The triple-header finale of races stays in step with Circuit Zolder main into a abet-to-abet double header as per 2019.
The penultimate round of the championship is the Le Mans Bugatti circuit and Circuito del Jarama will cease because the venue for the closing races of the season.
Georg Fuchs, Managing Director of ETRA:
“At ETRA now we be pleased continuously placed colossal significance of hitting the genuine balance of established and in style events with having a glimpse at unique challenges to work on.
“For 2020 we’re pleased to instruct an expanded time table with nine dates deliberate. One in all the dates as yet stay to be confirmed nevertheless we demand to model-off a brand unique speed match for the closing weekend in June very rapidly.
“That is also a pioneering and very provocative speed which is drag to earn the fervour and intrigue of groups, partners and speed fans all the arrangement in which through the world. We demand to reward the positioning and extra particulars within the impending weeks and cease the calendar with a stout ratification on the FIA WMSC in December.”
Rolf Werner, Managing Director of ETRA:
“There could be a colossal deal of anticipation for the 2020 FIA ETRC calendar. That is for the explanation that level and health of the championship has been stabilised and enhanced in most up-to-date season for the explanation that ETRA change into founded and developed.
“Sizable racing, colossal opponents and some improbable yarn lines love the introduction of the GRAMMER TRUCK CUP, unique partners becoming a member of the championship and new young skills coming in be pleased given added impetus and unique vision.
“We be pleased just a few announcements to attain abet on the closing parts of the calendar nevertheless it with out a doubt change into out arrangement to portion with the total stakeholders and a ramification of fans how the 2020 time table change into taking form.”
François Ribeiro, Head of Eurosport Events:
“Whereas we’re retaining the stout provisional 2020 calendar beneath wraps except it has long gone through the needed approval process, we’re actually chuffed to substantiate the alliance between Eurosport Events and ETRA, which is able to reduction to deliver two colossal weekends of leisure that comprises two very in style classes at two colossal venues, every located internal end proximity of a capital city.”
2020 FIA EUROPEAN TRUCK RACING CHAMPIONSHIP PROVISIONAL CALENDAR
· April 25/26: Hungaroring (HUN)
· Would possibly per chance per chance 23/24: Misano (ITA)
· June 6/7: Slovakia Ring (SVK)
· June,21 or 28: TBC
· July 18/19: Nürburgring (GER)
· August 29/30: Most (CZE)
· September 12/13: Zolder (BEL)
· September 26/27: Le Mans* (FRA)
· October 3/4: Jarama (ESP)
*discipline to finalising organiser settlement (All dates discipline to ratification by the FIA World Motorsport Council)