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FIA World Endurance Championship 6 hours of Spa-Francorchamps, BEL
6 hours of Spa-Francorchamps, BEL
  The FIA World Endurance Championship is a global competition that consists of races between six and 24 hours long in different parts of the world during the year, where all competing in the ultimate test of man and machine to become World Endurance Champion.

It includes the world famous 24 Hours of Le Mans, an 8-hour race in the USA and a few 6-hour races in Europe, North America and Asia.

There are four classes of cars competing in the endurance race, with sports prototypes competing in the Le Mans Prototype categories (LMP1, LMP2), and production-based grand tourers competing in the LM GTE categories (LMGTE Pro LMGTE Am). Six titles are awarded each season based on total point tally, with two being deemed world championships: Manufacturers' World Endurance Champion and Drivers' World Champion.

The main race of the FIA WEC is the legendary 24 Hours of Le Mans race, where three-person teams take turns driving one car to reach the highest tally of number of laps over 24 hours straight.

Most famous drivers and most recognized car brands are present on this race. Tom Kristensen has won the race 9 times and is an absolute leading champion of the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Jacques Bernard "Jacky" Ickx, Norman Graham Hill, A.J. Foyt and Jochen Ridt are top racing drivers of the race.

In 2015, for the first time in the history of motor racing, the car of the Russian drivers stood on top of the podium. SMP Racing drivers Alexey Basov, Viktor Shaitar and Andrea Bertolini, driving Ferrari F458 were the best in the LMGTE Am class.

CARS

There are four classes of cars competing in the endurance race, with sports prototypes competing in the Le Mans Prototype categories (LMP1, LMP2), and production-based grand tourers competing in the LM GTE categories (LMGTE Pro LMGTE Am) such as Aston Martin, Ferrari, BMW, Porsche and others.

REIGNING CHAMPIONS

LMP1: PORSCHE
LMP2: VAILLANTE REBELLION
LMGTE Pro: AF CORSE
LMGTE Am: ASTON MARTIN RACING

WEEKEND RACE

Every race is a 6-hour competition (the 24 Hours of Le Mans race lasts 24 hours). The winner is a car, which reached the highest tally of lap number.



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date and time of the event
03.05.2019 10:00:00 05.05.2019 19:00:00
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