Eurosport Events has announced that the 2020 World Touring Car Cup (WTCR) season will conclude in two weeks’ time with a repeat visit to Motorland Aragón.
The final round of the year had been scheduled to take place at Adria Raceway in Italy, but delays to vital construction work due to Covid-19 has left the venue unable to fulfil its hosting commitments.
As such, this year’s WTCR championship will end with a double-header at the Aragón circuit where the series is competing this weekend.
To minimise inconvenience, the event will retain its scheduled date of 14/15 November, with the first ‘live-action’ PURE ETCR exhibition also set to join the weekend timetable.
François Ribeiro, Head of Eurosport Events, was glad to have been able to find a quick solution to this most recent scheduling nightmare:
“The last circuit inspection yesterday came as a disappointment but a simple reality: Adria won’t be able to meet the homologation deadline and host the WTCR season finale,” he said.
“We had to react at very short notice with the FIA to put an alternative plan in place, and I can only be grateful to our partner Motorland Aragón for stepping in with a viable and safe solution.
“All our teams and suppliers will leave their equipment at Aragón, minimising travels for them across countries under lockdown.
“Eurosport Events and the FIA are working hand in hand to deliver a season finale in the safest possible conditions at a time when the sanitary situation across Europe is deteriorating significantly.”