The 2012 FIA World Endurance Championship calendar

8 rounds next year

By Franck Drui

7 December 2011 - 13:15
The 2012 FIA World Endurance Championshi

The date for the opening of entries is confirmed as 19 December and the closing date for competitors contesting the entire Championship will be 18 January 2012. The Endurance Selection Committee - comprised equally by members of the FIA and ACO - will meet on the 25 January and the final entry list for the 2012 FIA World Endurance Championship will be published on 2 February.

Exceptionally, additional cars may be admitted for one or more events subject to their conformity with the applicable technical and homologation regulations, and also the interest they will bring to the Championship. These cars will appear in the event classification but will be invisible for the different classifications for the Championship.

For the Le Mans 24 Hours event only, the manufacturers entered in the FIA World Endurance Championship for LMP1 Manufacturers may, subject to agreement of the Selection Committee, enter a third car, which will be eligible to score points in the Championship. Only the top two classified cars of a manufacturer will be entitled to score points in the Championship however.

The 2012 calendar is confirmed as follows:

17/03 USA 12 Hours of Sebring Sebring*
05/05 BEL 6 Heures de Spa-Francorchamps Spa-Francorchamps*
16-17/06 FRA 24 Heures du Mans Le Mans
25/08 GBR 6 Hours of Silverstone Silverstone*
15/09 BRA 6 Hours of Sao Paulo Interlagos
29/09 BHR 6 Hours of Bahrain Sakhir
14/10 JPN 6 Hours of Fuji Mount-Fuji
TBA (Nov) CHN 6 Hours of TBA TBA*

* Subject to the ASN confirmation



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