The FIA GT Championship will be contested over eleven rounds next season, the United Arab Emirates and China the two most significant additions to the schedule.

The World Motor Sport Council revealed the new look calendar today, firming up all three vacant spots and adding a new date in December, for Zhuhai.

The other two spots went to Valenica and Hockenheim, meaning Germany will now hold two rounds next season.

Old favourites Magny-Cours, Brno, Donington and Oschersleben all remain fixtures, as does Spa-Francorchamps, which is expected to again stage its annual 24 Hours race for the tin-top sportscars.

The axed rounds, as compared to this year calendar, are Barcelona, Estoril, Enna and Anderstorp.

Valencia, Dubai and Zhuhai however remain provisional, subject to ASN confirmation.

The European Touring Car Championship [ETCC], with the exception of the date in December, will support all rounds.

The full schedule, as of December 12, is as follows:

March 28 Monza, Italy
April 18 Valencia, Spain* New
May 2 Magny-Cours, France
May 16 Hockenheim, Germany New
May 30 Brno, Czech Republic
June 27 Donington Park, UK
August 1 Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium
September 5 Imola, Italy
September 19 Oschersleben, Germany
October 10* Dubai, United Arab Emirates*# New
December 11Zhuhai, China.*# New

* denotes event subject to ASN confirmation
# denotes subject to the FIA homologation of the circuit and to the conclusion of a contract between the promoter and the organiser.

 

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