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The outlet round of the six hasten 2021 FIA World Persistence Championship will happen in Belgium at Spa-Francorchamps on Saturday 1 Would possibly even.

Blueprint:
Spa-Francorchamps is found in the Ardennes region of East Belgium, 140km from Brussels and shut to the border with Germany
Circuit of Spa Francorchamps, S.A.

Route du Circuit, 55 

B-4970 Francorchamps 

Tél :      +32 87 29.37.00

Fax :     +32 87 27.05.81

web:     www.spa-francorchamps.be
Airport:
Brussels Airport – 146km 

THE PROLOGUE 2021

The legit two-day test at the beginning of the season will happen at Spa-Francorchamps on Monday 26 and Tuesday 27 April, with four observe sessions totalling 11 hours and 50 minutes of observe time for the entire competitors.  The Prologue steadily is the principle time the unusual Hypercars could be seen no longer astray in an legit match, and this would well also provide the principle opportunity to look the unusual 2021 liveries.

WHAT’S NEW FOR 2021?

FIRST SEASON OF HYPERCAR

The 2021 season will leer the introduction of the unusual Hypercar class.  The incoming ruleset represents a important shift in philosophy in contrast with the LMP1 class it’s miles replacing. It enables for far greater selection in phrases of technical approaches, at the same time combating imprint escalation. The Hypercars will battle it out for the final honours in the FIA WEC and at Le Mans, alternatively, this season, below the grandfathering rule, non-Hybrid LMP1 autos are furthermore allowed in the Hypercar class.

SINGLE AERO KIT

In expose to replicate the Hypercar class and harmonise efficiency level between the two classes of autos, the Le Mans aero equipment has been made mandatory across your entire season in the LMP2 class.

NEW QUALIFYING FORMAT

There are two sure 10‐minute sessions, one for Hypercar/LMP2 and the opposite for LMGTEs

One driver, one automobile, as an replacement of the outdated layout where two drivers region an life like lap time.

LMP2: The mandatory timed laps ought to be accomplished by a Silver or Bronze driver.

LMGTE Am: The mandatory timed laps ought to be accomplished by a Bronze driver.

Richard Mille, FIA Persistence Price President, talked about:

“Because it changed into introduced in 2012, the FIA World Persistence Championship has been consistently evolving. But, the modifications we’re region to glimpse this yr are something unseen up to now.

“It’s without a doubt a thrilling, however furthermore immensely interesting time, and the real fact that this transition coincided with the outbreak of a world successfully being crisis easiest adds to the scenario.

“Fortunately, as the President of the FIA Persistence Price, I even bear the privilege of working with an unbelievable group of professionals from the ACO, the promoter of the FIA WEC and naturally the FIA itself. “It is the suggestions, ride and resolution of the people concerned that offers me self perception that endurance racing is in factual fingers and future looks radiant for this salvage of motor sport.

“I’m overjoyed, taking a glimpse at this season’s entry list. The FIA WEC managed to attract a solid and diverse grid, which is something in particular impressive in the wake of the present successfully being and economic climate. There’ll completely be a quantity of piquant storylines over the direction of the season. We’ll glimpse a milestone in the history of endurance racing with the debut of the arena’s first Le Mans Hypercar.

There are furthermore various solid lineups entered in LMP2 and LMGTE machinery and we can demand fierce competition in these categories. It’s furthermore gargantuan to look the two all-feminine crews, who competed at Le Mans final yr, stepping up to the FIA WEC plump time.

“With the LMH theory, we took so a lot of dangers and so a lot of effort and perseverance went into defining the rules so that they bear the spirit of what we wanted LMH to be, and that’s to allow for diverse philosophies in phrases of technical approaches and aesthetics of the autos. At the moment time we are going to likely be jubilant with the carried out outcomes, with an increasing number of popular brands committing to this unusual ruleset.  LMH ought to aloof please both manufactures and followers, main to spectacular autos and high level of competition. The extra imprint-efficient regulatory way is furthermore something grand mandatory in the present economic climate.

“I’m very grand taking a glimpse forward to this season and beyond. We’re fortunate to glimpse history being made and we’re on the verge of an immensely engaging period of endurance racing. I’d bewitch to need the entire easiest to all people challenging on the FIA WEC this season.”

ROLL OF HONOUR – 6 HOURS OF SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS

  4-6 Would possibly even 2017 3-5 Would possibly even 2018 2-4 Would possibly even 2019 13-15 August 2020
LMP1

Buemi / Davidson / Nakajima

no8 Toyota Racing

Toyota TS 050 – Hybrid (M)

173 laps

Buemi / Alonso / Nakajima

no8 Toyota Racing

Toyota TS 050 – Hybrid (M)

163 laps

Buemi / Alonso / Nakajima

no8 Toyota Racing

Toyota TS 050 – Hybrid (M)

133 laps

Conway / Kobayashi / NLopez

No7 Toyota Racing

Toyota TS 050 – Hybrid (M)

143 laps

LMP2

Rusinov / Pla / Canal

no26 G-Pressure Racing 

Oreca 07 – Gibson (D)

160 laps

Rusinov / Pizzitola / Vergne

no26 G-Pressure Racing 

Oreca 07 – Gibson (D)

156 laps

Gonzalez / Maldonado / Davidson 

No21 Dragonspeed Oreca 07-Gibson  (M)

129 laps

Hanson / Albuquerque / Di Resta

No22 United Autosports Oreca 07-Gibson (M)

140 laps

LMGTE Reputable

Rigon / Bird

No71 AF Corse

Ferrari F488 GTE (M)

151 laps

Mucke / Pla / Johnson

No66 Ford Chip Ganassi Team UK Ford GT (M)

148 laps

Martin / Lynn 

No97 Aston Martin Racing

Aston Martin Vantage (M)

124 laps

Christensen / Estre

No92 Porsche GT Team Porsche 911 RSR-19 (M)

135 laps

LMGTE Am

Dalla Lana / Lamy / Lauda

no98 Aston Martin Racing

Aston Martin Vantage V8 (D)

146laps

Dalla Lana / Lamy / Lauda

no98 Aston Martin Racing

Aston Martin Vantage V8 (D)

144 laps

Ried / Pera / Campbell

No77 Dempsey-Proton Racing Porsche 911 RSR (M)

122 laps

Perrodo / Collard / Nielsen

No83 AF Corse Ferrari 488 GTE EVO (M)

134 laps


TIMETABLE

Monday, 26 April – THE PROLOGUE      

10: 00 – 12: 00                Take a look at Session #1

14: 00 – 17: 55                Take a look at Session #2

Tuesday, 27 April – THE PROLOGUE      

09: 05 – 12: 00                Take a look at Session #3

14: 00 – 17: 00                Take a look at Session #4

Thursday, 29 April        

08: 00 – 13: 00                Scrutineering

15: 30 – 17: 00                Free Note #1

Friday, 30 April

09: 30 – 11: 00                Free Note #2

14: 00 – 15: 00                Free Note #3 

18: 20 – 18: 30                qualifying – LMGTE Reputable/LMGTE Am

18: 40 – 18: 50                qualifying – HYPERCAR/LMP2

18: 50                             qualifying press conference

Saturday, 1 Would possibly even

13: 30 – 19: 30                Total 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps

19: 45                             post-hasten press conference 

FIA OFFICIALS

FIA Chairman of the Stewards Mr. Jean-François VEROUX 
FIA Global Steward Mr. Paolo LONGONI
FIA Plod Director Mr. Eduardo FREITAS
FIA Technical Delegate Mr. Manuel LEAL
FIA Sport Coordinator Mr. Jacques TROPENAT
Chief Timekeeper Mr. Cristóbal LOPERA
FIA Driver Adviser Mr. Yannick DALMAS
FIA Media Delegate Mr. Jeff CARTER

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