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How many races does the 2022 WEC season have?

The 2022 FIA WEC season has six races. The dates, venues and further information about the individual rounds can be found in our Calendar section. More information…

Where will the WEC season finale take place?

The WEC season finale typically takes place in the desert of the Bahrain International Circuit. This year’s season finale is due to take place on 12 November. More information…

How long is a WEC race?

The regular distance for a WEC race in is 6 hours. Exceptions include the 1000 Miles of Sebring (length of 1,000 miles or 8 hours), the 8 Hours of Bahrain and the highlight of the season, the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The Calendar section provides more detailed information each race. More information…

How many classes does the WEC have?

Multiple classes of car run in the WEC at the same time. There are four classes in total (Hypercar, LMP2, GTE Pro and GTE Am). More information…

When was the WEC founded?

The FIA WEC has its roots in the former World Sportscar Championship from the 1950s. In its current form, however, the World Endurance Championship has only existed since 2012. More information…

Which world championship titles are awarded?

At the end of the season, a total of four drivers’ championships and four teams’ championships will be awarded, two in each class. Full FIA World Championships are awarded in the Hypercar and GTE Pro categories. More information…

Who is currently leading in the world championship standings?

A full run-down of the current championship standings can be found in our Standings section. More information…

Where can I watch the WEC live?

WEC races are broadcast in full via the official website and the official app on a subscription basis. Other European TV broadcasters also carry the races, but coverage can vary. Our Where to watch the WEC section tells you all you need to know about how to watch the next race. More information…

Where can I find the WEC live timing?

Free live timing for each race is available on the official FIA WEC site. Read more …

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