The 2020 WTCR − FIA World Touring Vehicle Cup might maybe maybe be determined on the weekend of November 14-15 as planned − but at one more venue after MotorLand Aragón stepped in to host the final three races of the season.
Already fragment of the WTCR agenda because the setting for the inaugural WTCR Bustle of Spain this weekend, MotorLand Aragón will stage the sixth tournament of the 2020 season slightly than the Adria Global Raceway in Italy.
The FIA Touring Vehicle Price has favorite the trade of areas for the season showdown, which is now discipline to FIA World Motor Sport Council approval. The unique tournament might maybe maybe be titled WTCR Bustle of Aragón.
By agreeing to host the final weekend of the WTCR season MotorLand Aragón will discover organised six world championship or series events within the an identical year, which is vast testimony to the operational prowess of the venue and its skill to react to challenges at short glance.
Adria song layout extension delayed
Work to expand the Adria song layout, which had already been critically delayed by the COVID-19 pandemic, fell extra within the lend a hand of agenda in September due to heavy rain.
Sadly, adjustments quiet required for the extended circuit to receive the important homologation from the FIA can’t be done in time.
In repeat to safeguard the final tournament of the season, WTCR promoter Eurosport Occasions and governing physique, the FIA, discover worked in shut cooperation to secure one more venue for the 2020 finale.
Solid partnership leads to prompt resolution
Building on its solid partnership with MotorLand Aragón, Eurosport Occasions has been ready to invent an settlement with the song to host lend a hand-to-lend a hand WTCR bustle weekends, albeit separated by one elephantine week, to map obvious the planned six-tournament calendar might maybe maybe also furthermore be maintained.
It formula the WTCR, its drivers, groups and stakeholders will quiet be ready to depend upon a venue marvelous of staging such an valuable occasion due to its inspiring made-for-racing song layout, first class amenities and extremely reactive and official workers.
“The final circuit inspection the day earlier than nowadays came as a disappointment but a straightforward actuality: Adria received’t be ready to satisfy the homologation closing date and host the WTCR season finale,” acknowledged François Ribeiro, Head of Eurosport Occasions, the WTCR promoter.
“We had to react at very short glance with the FIA to effect one more belief in keep, and I’m succesful of perfect be grateful to our companion MotorLand Aragón for stepping in with a viable and accurate resolution. All our groups and suppliers will leave their equipment at Aragón, minimising travels for them right by worldwide locations below lockdown. Eurosport Occasions and the FIA are working hand in hand to converse a season finale within the safest seemingly prerequisites at a time when the sanitary bid right by Europe is deteriorating vastly.”
Topic to FIA World Motor Sport Council approval