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2015 World Endurance Championship schedule released

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Text: Marcus De Guzman / Photos: World Endurance Championship | posted December 05, 2014 15:44

24 Hours of Le Mans will take place from June 13-14, 2015

The 2015 calendar of the World Endurance Championship (WEC) has been released by the FIA and is comprised of 8 races. It will officially kick off on April 12, 2015 at the 6 Hours of Silverstone in Great Britain and end on November 21, 2015 at the 6 Hours of Bahrain.

The 2015 schedule of the World Endurance Championship:

1.) April 12 - 6 Hours of Silverstone, Great Britain
2.) May 2 - 6 Hours of Spa‐Francorchamps, Belgium
3.) June 13 – 14 – 24 Hours Le Mans, France
4.) August 30 - 6 Hours of Nürburgring, Germany
5.) September 19 - 6 Hours of CoTA, USA
6.) October 11 - 6 Hours of Fuji, Japan
7.) November 1 - 6 Hours of Shanghai, China
8.) November 21 – 6 Hours of Bahrain

The FIA GT Commission has established a new single, system for driver configuration after coming to an agreement with the Endurance Commission. The system will be valid for all championships and disciplines that wish to apply it.

Additionally, the FIA GT Commission also aims to launch the FIA GT3 World Cup. As of this writing, the FIA is currently looking for an agency that will become the official and exclusive agent of the FIA that will organize and promote the newly formed cup series.