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Old 12 Dec 2019, 14:09 (Ref:3946323)   #1
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WEC 2021 season

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Monza and Kyalami in, Shanghai out, Silverstone back to 6 hours!

Terrific calendar IMO
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Old 12 Dec 2019, 14:42 (Ref:3946327)   #2
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Silverstone WEC race is on the Saturday instead of the Sunday (ELMS race switches to Sunday in 2020), so wondering if track action will begin on Thursday instead of Friday...?
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Old 12 Dec 2019, 14:45 (Ref:3946328)   #3
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Would you look at that, they actually did it.

Fuji even further back in November seems destined for a soaking (even moreso than its usual October date), but that's a nitpick in what is otherwise a good calendar. Hopefully Kyalami is day/night as the IGTC race was.
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Old 12 Dec 2019, 14:57 (Ref:3946330)   #4
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claude2cv should be qualifying in the top 3 on the gridclaude2cv should be qualifying in the top 3 on the gridclaude2cv should be qualifying in the top 3 on the gridclaude2cv should be qualifying in the top 3 on the grid
And the shortest races are 6 hours ☺

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Monza and Kyalami in, Shanghai out, Silverstone back to 6 hours!
This is very good
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Old 12 Dec 2019, 15:49 (Ref:3946343)   #6
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2020-2021 - The best calendar WEC has had since series launch meets the worst regulations WEC has had since series launch
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Pretty much a dream calendar, and at least as of now Sebring is listed as a 1000 mile race. Would've liked to maybe see Monza before LM as an appetizer for the big show. But Spa is the traditional pre-LM race now and it does give more use to LM aero packages outside of LM, LM test weekend, WEC Prologue and maybe Spa.
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Best WEC Calendar so far. Any ideas on improving it would be very picky. Impressive stuff.
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There's also no WEC Prologue per se. It's been replaced basically by a combination of the LM test weekend and a WEC Promoters test at Silverstone the week before the 6 Hours weekend.

So far everyone's pretty happy with this calendar. Does that mean hell has frozen over? The ACO did something right by most of us for once?

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Except for Bahrain, it's an amazing calendar.
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Old 12 Dec 2019, 19:23 (Ref:3946392)   #11
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Some more details here

http://www.dailysportscar.com/2019/1...-calendar.html
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I always saw Shanghai as a necessary evil, but not sorry to see it go. I liked Zuhai as an ILMC venue - not a Tilkedrome and it doesn't take a big crowd to make it look like it's attended well. Hope they figure out a way of going back to China some day.
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Fantastic calendar with the exception of Bahrain. Monza is a most welcome addition. Kayalami should make for some spectacular racing too.
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I was hoping to see them go to Australia or somewhere in South America like my favorite in Argentina. But glad to see Monza. I'm not convinced Kyalami is a good track for these cars but we'll see because I haven't witnessed any races on the revised track.
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I would have liked a four hour race. Just one for variety. But it’s decent.

Not sure if the Kyalami will be much cop, but good to be back there and see.
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