The 4 Hours of Barcelona, round 3 of the 2019 European Le Mans Series, will now be held on Saturday 20 July in the evening. The race will start at 18h30, with the chequered flag being shown four hours later after sundown.
Gérard Neveu, CEO of the European Le Mans Series, said: “The race in Barcelona is new for 2019 and we wanted to make this event more attractive for the Spanish fans and more comfortable for our teams. The weather in July is hot, so moving the race to Saturday evening will be better for the fans and for the competitors, especially the drivers. Having the race finishing after sunset will also make the 4 Hours of Barcelona unique on the ELMS calendar. We are looking forward to come back to Barcelona after so many years.”
The 4 Hours of Barcelona event starts on Friday 19 July and now concludes on Saturday 20 July. The event is Round 3 of the 2019 European Le Mans Series and Round 4 of the Michelin Le Mans Cup.