Why the WEC is right to drop its hangover cure

The World Endurance Championship’s decision to revert to a regular season calendar was forced upon it by the coronavirus pandemic, but also makes sense on a number of other levels – not least a move away from having its biggest event of the year as the championship decider

The winter-series format introduced for this season’s World Endurance Championship has ended up as collateral damage against motorsport’s struggles in the world health crisis.

The rejig of the current campaign has led to its abandonment for the ninth season of the reborn series. We’ll now be talking about the 2021 WEC and not the 2020/21 WEC, and I can’t say I’m disappointed.

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