WTCC // RULE CHANGE AND REVISED 2011 CALENDARIn Paris today (Nov 3rd) the FIA World Motor Sport Council has approved the new system for the World Touring Car Championship reverse grid that will be adopted from next year. In order to avoid drivers deliberately losing positions during Race 1 with the aim of securing pole position for Race 2, from 2011 the reverse grid for the second race will be based on the final results of the Q1 qualifying session. Furthermore, the number of drivers to be reversed will be enlarged from the current eight, to ten. The reverse grid for Race 2 is currently based of the provisional results of the first race... [read more]

Also confirmed was the revised 2011 calender which now includes Zolder in Belgium once more and also confirms Donington Park as the venue for the UK round of the series.

Revised 2011 World Touring Car Championship Calendar:

20 March - Brazil - Curitiba
24 April - Belgium - Zolder ##
15 May - Italy - Monza
05 June - Morocco - Marrakech
19 June - Czech Republic - Brno
03 July - Portgual - Porto #
17 July - United Kingdom - Donington Park
31 July - Germany - Oschersleben
04 September - Spain - Valencia Ricardo Tormo
23 October - Japan - Suzuka
05 November - China - TBA ##
20 November - Macau - Macau

# Subject to homologation of the circuit
## - Subject to confirmation of the ASN

Info: WTCC
Photo: Neil Tozer

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