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Buriram, Sepang Date Changes for 2017/2018 Asian LMS

Buriram, Sepang date changes in 2017-2018 Asian LMS schedule…

Photo: Vision Sport Agency

Photo: Vision Sport Agency

The dates for the final two rounds of the 2017/2018 Asian Le Mans Series have been changed, the ACO confirmed Thursday during its annual press conference.

The penultimate round of the season, held at Buriram in Thailand, has been moved one week later to Jan. 13, 2018, while the Sepang finale has been moved back two weeks to Feb. 4.

These changes have been made so that the Thai round coincides with Children’s Day, which drew over 100,000 people to the event in 2016, while the finale will now fall on Chinese New Year.

Similar to the 2016-2017 season that has just come to a close, next season will have with a late-October round at Zhuhai followed by a December race in Fuji.

However, these will be preceded by a race at the new Chinese circuit of Zhejiang, either on the first or second weekend of October.

2017/2018 Asian Le Mans Series Schedule:

Oct. 5-7/13-15 – Zhejiang
Oct. 27-29 – Zhuhai
Dec. 1-3 – Fuji
Jan. 11-13 – Buriram
Feb. 2-4 – Sepang

Jake Kilshaw is a UK-based journalist focusing on European series for Sportscar365. Kilshaw was the founder of WorldSportsCar.co.uk and is a member of the Autosport Academy. Contact Jake

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