The China GT Championship looks set to become the first motorsport series in the world to resume racing as the country begins to drag itself out of the COVID-19 pandemic.
As reported by sportscar365, the series issues a provision 2020 calendar which sees the season-opening round to be contested at the Shanghai International Circuit on June 26-28.
The rescheduled four-event calendar then enters a two-month break before the next event at the at the Qinhuangdao Shougang International Circuit on September 5-6.
While China begins to relax its strict lockdown restrictions, a ban on international travel may mean that the first round of the championship will only be contested by China-based drivers. There has also been no further comment as to whether spectators will be allowed entry.
The opening round of the GT World Challenge from Zandvoort and the Sahlen’s Six Hours of Watkins Glen are also slated to begin on the same weekend but travel restrictions across Europe and America will likely have these events postponed.