The provisional 2021 FIA World Endurance Championship calendar* announced is aimed at offering the WEC’s manufacturers, teams and partners exposure in key regions while recognising the global economic challenges linked to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Six races in world-class venues across North America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East, including the 24 Hours of Le Mans, are on the 2021 calendar and all events will take place in one calendar year. The races will vary in length between six and 24 hours.
As well as the cornerstone of the FIA WEC, the 24 Hours of Le Mans, restored to its traditional June slot, the calendar features popular and iconic tracks such as Sebring, Spa, Fuji and Bahrain. These well-established WEC venues will be complemented in 2021 by the addition of the Italian temple of speed, Autodromo Nationale Monza, which will play host to a round of the world championship on July 18, 2021.
The FIA WEC 2021 calendar has been presented to the FIA Endurance Commission, presided over by Richard Mille, and will be submitted to the FIA World Motor Sport Council for approval in October 2020.
Provisional 2021 FIA WEC calendar*
|13/14 March||Pre-Season Tests Sebring (USA)|
|19 March||1000 Miles of Sebring (USA)|
|01 May||TOTAL 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps (BEL)|
|12/13 June||24 Hours of Le Mans (FRA)|
|18 July||6 Hours of Monza (ITA)|
|26 September||6 Hours of Fuji (JPN)|
|20 November||6 Hours of Bahrain (BAH)|
It should be understood that this calendar is subject to further change according to the evolution of the COVID-19 pandemic, or contingent on the calendars of oter FIA World Championships.
*Subject to approval by the FIA World Motor Sport Council