DTM Has Backup Plan for Avignon

DTM organisers have confirmed they are coming up with a back up plan should the proposed Avignon street race be blocked by local authorities

DTM Has Backup Plan for Avignon

The French motorsport body, the FFSA, told Autosport magazine this week that the race had been cancelled, however there has been no official confirmation for organisers ITR.

The street race, scheduled for September 18, has been continually in doubt because permission has yet to be granted by the French Internal Ministry.

A DTM source told Autosport-Atlas: "We have a contract with Avignon but we are preparing a solution should they not want to hold a race. If a city doesn't want to hold the race there is nothing we can do."

The race is now likely to be switched to the Ledenon circuit, near Nimes. The F3 Euroseries round which would have supported DTM will also race at the French circuit.

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