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The FIA has launched a six-tournament calendar for the targeted 2021 return of the FIA European Skedaddle Racing Championship (EDRC), enviornment to the final approval of the FIA World Motor Sport Council (WMSC) when it next meets in mid-December.

The Championship is planning a return to competitors in 2021, having been compelled staunch into a one-three hundred and sixty five days hiatus, as a result of results of the COVID-19 pandemic. Whereas the announcement of the calendar is the main step within the plan, it is a long way serious to emphasise that prerequisites that allow the attendance of spectators to attain assist to events will must be in residing for any of the competitions to plug ahead.

All rounds on the origin scheduled on the 2020 calendar will return next three hundred and sixty five days, with Finland’s Kauhava also coming assist to the FIA EDRC time desk following its 2019 debut to bring the amount of events to 6. The Finnish tournament will nevertheless be commence to absolute top the High Gas and Pro Modified categories, while all four FIA EDRC categories will trail at every of the opposite 5 rounds.

As is tradition, the season will originate up on the final weekend of Could well at Santa Pod Raceway, the dwelling of British depart racing. Two weeks later the championship will embark on its Scandinavian leg, starting at Tierp Area in Sweden, prior to though-provoking to Finland where Spherical 3 will procure residing from July 8-10 and returning for the 2d tournament in Tierp from August 12-15.

Two weeks later, the FIA EDRC is location to plug south to Germany, for the penultimate round of the championship, the NitrOlympix, taking residing on the Hockenheimring. The season then concludes assist at Santa Pod Raceway two weeks later, on September 8-12.

Lars Pettersson, President of the FIA Skedaddle Racing Rate, said: “Earlier this three hundred and sixty five days, alongside side the tournament organisers, we needed to procure the uneasy but an crucial resolution to fracture the 2020 season. Every season, our tournament organisers and groups impact a large monetary dedication to the championship. Nonetheless, this model remains economically reliant on revenue from spectators coming thru the gates.

“That being said, loads has been learnt over newest months and some venues indulge in already been in a position to reopen for smaller, nationwide diploma competitions. This data received will absolutely profit us next three hundred and sixty five days as we watch to stable the lengthy-term future of depart racing in Europe. We now peep in direction of the 2021 season and I’m confident that every particular person the stakeholders keen about the championship will cease their utmost to make sure that that the FIA EDRC runs next three hundred and sixty five days”.

Provisional 2021 FIA European Skedaddle Racing Calendar

Could well 28-31

United Kingdom

Santa Pod Raceway

June 10-13

Sweden

Tierp Area

July 8-10

Finland

Kauhava*

August 12-15

Sweden

Tierp Area

August 27-29

Germany

Hockenheimring

September 9-12

United Kingdom

Santa Pod Raceway

*High Gas and Pro Modified Competitions absolute top.

All events remain enviornment to ASN Approval and WMSC ratification.


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