In only one month, the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) will arrive at Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya to prepare the 2019-2020 season. This top level event, the fourth world championship that visits the Circuit this year (after RallyCross, Formula 1® and MotoGP™) has already confirmed a strong participation. In total, there are 33 entrants with 11 different nationalities, distributed into 4 classes, and representing 4 prestigious makes.
The eighth season of the FIA WEC will start on 23 and 24 July at Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya with the staging of the FIA WEC Prologue, which is the name given to the two official test days, before setting in motion the world championship caravan in September. The 33 confirmed entries are divided into prototype and GTE classes: LMP1, LMP2, LMGTE Pro and LMGTE Am; and they represent 11 different nations: United Kingdom (9), Germany (6), Italy (5), Japan (3), Switzerland (3), Russia (2), United States (1), China (1), France (1), the Netherlands (1) and Denmark (1). The event will gather four of the most prestigious makes: Toyota, Aston Martin, Ferrari and Porsche.
The FIA WEC Prologue promises to be thrilling and the Circuit will offer all fans the chance to watch it for free. The 2018-2019 season just finished with Fernando Alonso being crowned World Champion and leaving images of exciting battles on the track. Fans will be able to enjoy the two test days for free. There is also the option to purchase a paddock ticket to experience it all from the heart of the activity, for €10 euros. Four days before (19 and 20 July) there will be an event of the European Le Mans Series. Fans of endurance races will have the chance to live both sports events for only €15 euros, paddock access included. Tickets can be purchased at www.circuitcat.com