The FIA ETCR eTouring Automobile World Cup has confirmed that the Saxony circuit of Sachsenring in Germany will host the sixth and remaining spherical of the collection, the Race DE, on September 23-25.
As accepted by the World Motor Sport Council yesterday, FIA ETCR will race on a invoice together with ADAC GT Masters, Porsche Carrera Cup Germany, ADAC GT4 Germany and ADAC TCR Germany on the venue most not too long ago famed for internet hosting MotoGP with a racing historical past stretching again to 1927 with the Sachsenring moniker getting used since 1937.
Race DE will probably be a house race for the Germany-based Hyundai Motorsport N squad who’re positioned slightly below 400km away in Alzenau. The area is a hub of electromobility manufacturing with the Volkswagen Group having two important electrical automobile manufacturing amenities within the area, with the Zwickau manufacturing facility – which produces amongst different automobiles the CUPRA Born – simply 20km away and the showcase Dresden Clear Manufacturing facility slightly below 100km away.
The announcement of Sachsening, Race DE, will see the occasion substitute the beforehand scheduled Race KR at Korea’s Inje circuit. As a result of FIA ETCR’s sustainability ethos, specifically avoiding air freight and sending vehicles and infrastructure by sea, the logistics for Race KR proved unattainable, while the postponed Race TR will no longer occur in 2022.