China Endurance Championship to be launched in Ningbo
The fourth edition of China Endurance Championship is scheduled to be launched in Ningbo in East China's Zhejiang province in June. [Photo/cnnb.com.cn]
The fourth edition of the China Endurance Championship is scheduled to be launched in Ningbo in East China's Zhejiang province in June, according to the provisional calendar for the 2021 season unveiled by the organizers.
CEC is the Chinese version of the World Endurance Championship, which is one of the top three motorsport events in the world.
This year, the championship will feature four events.
The first race will be held in Ningbo from June 18 to 20. This will be followed by the race in Shaoxing from Sept 17 to 19. Ningbo will host the third race from Oct22 to 24 and the last race of the year will be held in Central China's Wuhan city at a date yet to be determined.
With a total length of 4.015km, the Ningbo International Speedtrack comprises 22 corners and has a height difference of up to 24 meters. The track has been homologated to FIA Grade 2 standards, allowing it to host all Formula One competitions.