Return to asia share of deliberate 2021 WTCR calendar

The FIA World Touring Automobile Cup is gearing up for a return to Asia subsequent three hundred and sixty five days as share of a more ancient calendar.

After the 2020 season used to be essentially based mostly fully fully in Europe essentially based mostly fully on the COVID-19 pandemic, promoter Eurosport Events is working in shut partnership with the FIA, the diverse national ASNs and Obedient Logistics Partner DHL, to consist of three trail weekends in Asia on the schedule, which has got FIA World Motor Sport Council approval.

The events in China, Macau and South Korea are reckoning on restrictions affecting worldwide trot and freight circulate being eased. Then all all over again, within the event that they perform fetch the golf green gentle then this could stamp the WTCR’s return to a location synonymous with FIA World Touring Automobile racing.


The 2021 season is made up our minds to begin up at the Hungaroring in mid-Might presumably well followed by races at Slovakia Ring, Nürburgring Nordschleife, a return to the Vila Precise road circuit in Portugal and MotorLand Aragón in Spain, which is webhosting the 2020 title decider this weekend.

By ready unless Might presumably well to schedule the season opener, it is hoped that as many fans as doubtless will be given the likelihood to again events, albeit in accordance with native restrictions.

The Hungaroring and Slovakia Ring events are scheduled one week apart for logistical finances financial savings on account of their shut proximity.


It’s deliberate the Asia leg of the series would birth up at the Inje Speedium in South Korea in October followed by events in China and on the streets of Macau in November. While the venue for WTCR Bustle of China is aloof being finalised Macau’s return because the venue for the ancient gigantic finale to the season will be eagerly anticipated.  

TWO FOR 2021

All WTCR weekends will be made up of two races in state of the present three as share of ongoing efforts to put in force price-saving measures. By racing twice in state of three cases, consumable and car factor utilization is reduced. Then all all over again, with eight weekends deliberate, the winning 16-trail structure adopted in 2020 remains.

François Ribeiro, Head of Eurosport Events, WTCR said: “Collectively, Eurosport Events and the FIA did a appropriate job within these unparalleled cases to train the WTCR 2020 season, making sure continuity of the series and toughen to the groups. Aloof, 2021 will be but any other issue the place price efficiency shall dictate most of our decisions to abolish decided all and sundry stays onboard, and that WTCR aloof supplies a gargantuan racing atmosphere and global promotion at an cheap finances for our groups.”

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