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WEC finalises 2019-20 calendar with extended Sebring deal

The World Endurance Championship motorsport series has announced that it will return to Florida’s Sebring International Raceway in 2020, completing its calendar for the 2019-20 season.

It comes after Sebring earlier this year staged a WEC event for the first time since 2012.

Next year’s race weekend will take place from March 18-21 and feature the 1,000 Miles of Sebring and the Twelve Hours of Sebring.

The WEC is sanctioned by the International Automobile Federation (FIA), which issued a joint statement with the International Motorsports Association (IMSA) to confirm details of next year’s Sebring event.

The WEC’s Sebring event this year shared the bill with the IMSA’s Sports Car Championship event and a similar format is set to be implemented in 2020.

The 2019-20 WEC season gets underway at Silverstone on September 1 before events in Fuji, Shanghai and Bahrain before Christmas. The series resumes on February 1 at Brazil’s Interlagos circuit, which will precede the Sebring race weekend. Spa in Belgium will then host an event on May 3 next year before the season concludes in Le Mans, France on June 13-14.

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