The Chinese stage of the season 2017 WTCC will take place not in Shanghai, as originally planned, and on the International circuit of Ningbo.
The track in Ningbo, located in Zhejiang province, meets the requirements of the second category, the circuits of the FIA.
The project is funded in Ningbo Geely Group – the owner of Volvo.
The leaders of the WTCC has not yet commented on this information. It is expected that changes in the calendar of the WTCC season-2017 will be made at the world Council of FIA Motorsport, and racing support for the series Championships will be the CTC and the Chinese Formula 4.
Recall that the circuit in Shanghai took the stage of the WTCC since 2012.
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