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FIA WEC title battles hot up; 2019-20 calendar confirmed by World Motor Sports Council

Super Season title fights hot up




After an action-packed and absorbing 6 Hours of Fuji last weekend the latest FIA WEC provisional points standings have seen all of the four categories develop interesting plot twists!
After taking their first Super Season win of the year, Mike Conway, José María López and Kamui Kobayashi have leapt into second position in the FIA World Endurance LMP Drivers’ Championship. The trio now sit just 13 points behind the No.8 trio Le Mans victors Fernando Alonso, Sébastien Buemi and Kazuki Nakajima. 
The FIA World Endurance LMP1 championship sees Toyota stretch its lead to 14 points over the Rebellion Racing squad which claimed third place in Japan but only had one of its cars finish the race. 
In the GT FIA World Endurance Drivers’ Championship, Fuji winners Kevin Estre and Michael Christensen extend their lead to a healthy 31 points over the No.66 Ford GT duo of Stefan Mücke and Olivier Pla. Porsche hold a 52-point cushion over Ford in the GT Manufacturers FIA World Championship with Ferrari in third place a further 16 points back. 

The FIA World Motor Sport Council approves the 2019-2020 WEC calendar

The FIA World Motor Sport Council convened for a meeting in Paris on Friday 12 October, and approved the calendar for the 2019-2020 World Endurance Championship (WEC) season.
The World Motor Sport Council went on to discuss the regulations set to go into effect from September 2020 that will see the top class of competitors dedicated to "hypercar" prototypes. An estimate of the necessary budget was presented. 

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