Toyota’s home ground set to welcome the WEC Fuji Speedway is ready to welcome the FIA World Endurance Championship for the seventh successive year, the freight containing the teams’ cars and equipment is on its way to Japan, and the provisional entry list for the 6 Hours of Fuji is today released. The fourth round of the WEC Super Season will take place on Sunday 14th October, beginning at 11h00 local time.
The 4.56 km (2.83 mile), 16 turn track stands in the foothills of the iconic Mount Fuji near Oyama in the Shizuoka Prefecture and has been the scene of some memorable WEC races over the years. The weather is often unpredictable, veering from dry sunny conditions to torrential rain over the course of two days. It adds to the challenge for the competitors, but the warmth of the welcome from the Japanese hosts and thousands of enthusiastic fans overcomes any climatic issues.
The entry list for the 6 Hours of Fuji will see 35 cars taking the start. There are several driver line ups still to be confirmed, and a more detailed look at the competitors with new names and faces can be found HERE.
Practice and qualifying takes place on 12/13 October, with the 6-hour race itself getting underway on Sunday 14 October. For the full timetable click HERE and for more ticketing information, click HERE.