The FIA have confirmed that there will be eight private test sessions for the WTCC 2010 season to give teams the chance to get extra track time.

The 30 minute private sessions will give the teams chance to shakedown their cars and work on the set up for the track.

Sessions are planned for Curitiba, Puebla, Marrakech, Monza, Zolder, Portimão and Okayama.

Macau will have it’s usual test session on the Thursday with free practices and qualifying on Friday.