The FIA World Motorsport Council has confirmed the FIA WEC calendar for the 2018/19 season.
It is the exact one that FIA World Endurance Championship published themselves last week, but now it’s formally approved.
At the same time, the FIA WEC Sebring race has been specified regarding the duration and the name. It will be run over 1500 miles which is about 12 hours, depending on how much Full Course Yellow and Safety Cars.
Furthermore it is confirmed that the LMP1 Hybrid and non-hybrid cars will be competing against each other on a level playing field from 2018 onwards, but the technical regulations will remain the same. There will be adjustments to the fuel flow of the cars, so they will have equal performance, but the Hybrid cars will still be able to do one more lap at Le Mans with their tank capacity.
The calendar will look like this:
5 May, 2018 – WEC 6 Hours of Spa – Belgium
16-17 June, 2018 – 24 Hours of Le Mans – France
19 August, 2018 – 6 Hours of Silverstone – United Kingdom
21 October, 2018 – 6 Hours of Fuji – Japan
18 November, 2018 – 6 Hours of Shanghai – China
16-17 March, 2019 – 1500 Miles of Sebring – USA
4 May, 2019 – WEC 6 Hours of Spa – Belgium
15-16 June, 2019 – 24 Hours of Le Mans – France