The tenth season of World Endurance you already have your schedule confirmed. The tournament 2022 will begin on March 18 in Sebring and will end on November 12 in Bahrain. While the 90th edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the most relevant race of the contest, will be held on 11 12 and June.
“All six WEC races will be held in Europe, Asia, the Middle East and North America. The calendar will allow manufacturers, teams and WEC partners intercontinental visibility at well-established race venues in key regions around the world. ", explained the Western Automobile Club, organizer of the contest.
Next year it will return to the Sebring calendar, where the prologue will also be held on March 12 and 13. In addition, Monza remains, which returned to be part of the championship this year.
“The 2022 schedule for the FIA World Endurance Championship is designed to maximize team exposure and keep costs low. Calendars have never been subject to such interruption as during the pandemic and this calendar obviously accounts for the current situation ", analyzed Pierre Fillon, president of the ACO.
“Our goal was to create a profitable global package after 18 difficult months for our manufacturers and teams. With the 2022 calendar we have achieved the perfect combination. We are confident that the calendar will be well accepted by both competitors and fans ”, added Frédéric Lequien, CEO of FIA WEC.
While Richard Mille, president of the FIA Resistance Commission, admitted that: “With more manufacturers coming with Hypercars next year, I am confident that each of the six rounds will put on an exciting show. ”
WEC 2022 CALENDAR
- March 12 and 13: Official Prologue in Sebring (United States)
- March 18: 1000 miles from Sebring (United States)
- May 7: TOTAL Energies 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps (Belgium)
- 11/12 June: 24 Hours of Le Mans (France)
- July 10: 6 Hours of Monza (Italy)
- September 11: 6 hours from Fuji (Japan)
- November 12: 8 hours Bahrain