The date of the FIA World Patience Championship’s closing spherical of Season 8, the 8 Hours of Bahrain, has been brought forward by one week.
The tournament will now happen on Saturday, 14th November 2020, and can inaugurate at 2: 00 pm native time, ending at 10: 00 pm.
The trade comes as a outcomes of the announcement that the FIA Arrangement One Championship can be competing for 2 consecutive weeks in Bahrain starting at the quit of November and is in full accordance with the FIA.
Gérard Neveu, CEO of the WEC: “As we mentioned very clearly after we announced our revised calendar in April, dates were self-discipline to extra trade per the evolution of the sizzling health disaster, or attributable to the calendars of diverse FIA World Championships.
“We’re very fortunate that Bahrain Global Circuit is willing and willing to be so accommodating and, indeed, welcoming to the WEC in what is known as a in particular busy duration for them. It is a long way, needless to claim, much less fortunate that the date now clashes with IMSA’s Twelve Hours of Sebring, however the compressed racing schedules in the 2d half of of the year were brought about attributable to an unparalleled self-discipline and we predict about there can be minimal affect on both series.
“Our overriding self-discipline is restful for each person’s correct health, and we’re taking as many precautions as that you can be in a plight to keep in mind to make certain that we can all trip a happy and healthy quit to Season 8.”