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16/11/2019 - 13:01

Asian Le Mans Series – All you need to know about the 2019-2020 season

As we gear up for the first race of the 2019-2020 Asian Le Mans Series in one week in Shanghai, here are some key stats and figures on the upcoming season full of firsts.
Asian Le Mans Series – All you need to know about the 2019-2020 season

- 26, the number of cars already confirmed for the full season. 

- 7 cars will compete in the LMP2 class, 4 in LMP2 Am, 6 in LMP3 and 9 in GT.

- 4, the 2019-2020 calendar boasts four four-hours races, with several new features like the night finish at the circuit in Malaysia, a race in January in Australia at Bend Motorsport Park and a finale in Thailand at Buriram. The calendar is as follows: 4 Hours of Shanghai (China, 22-24 November 2019), 4 Hours of The Bend (Australia, 10-12 January 2020), 4 Hours of Sepang (Malaysia, 14-15 February 2020), 4 Hours of Buriram (Thailand, 21-23 February 2020)  

- 4, the number of invitations to the 2020 24 Hours of Le Mans granted at the end of the season for the LMP2, LMP2 Am Trophy, LMP3 and GT winners.   

- 13, the number of nationalities represented by the different teams.

- 22, the number of nationalities represented by the various drivers. 

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This season will welcome new Asian teams to the championship, underscoring the soaring popularity of endurance racing across the globe.

- 4, the number of constructors in GT with Ferrari, BMW, Aston Martin and Lamborghini. The LMP3 chassis are Ligiers and Normas, and the Aurus 01 joins the list of chassis in the LMP2 class with Ligier, ORECA and Dallara. 

For more info on the Asian Le Mans Series, go to the official asianlemansseries.com website.