News Details

Madrid confirms intention to get onto F1 calendar

The government of Madrid has written an open letter to F1 president Stefano Domenicali stating its desire to host a race in the city in the future. The Spanish Grand Prix has been held at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya since 1991 but with the current contract set to expire in 2026, Madrid has thrown its hat in the ring as a potential host. The proposal may be looked favourably on by the sport's chiefs following problems in Barcelona during the 2022 race. With interest in the sport swelling to an all-time high, the infrastructure at the track was found to be not ready for such crowds and fans were met with significant traffic jams when trying to leave the circuit. Additionally the...
Full Story »
3mo ago from PlanetF1.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

'Madrid wants back on F1 calendar and sends letter to...

Madrid wants a place on the Formula 1 calendar. No circuit that meets the...
3mo ago from GPBlog.com

Madrid publicly expresses interest in hosting Formula...

Madrid has publicly expressed an interest in bringing Formula 1 to the...
3mo ago from MotorsportWeek.com

Competition for Spanish GP: Madrid sends letter to F1'.

Madrid wants a place on the Formula 1 calendar. No circuit that meets the...
3mo ago from GPBlog.com

Madrid declares interest in hosting F1 grand prix

The city of Madrid has become the latest location to express an interest...
3mo ago from GPFans.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MGPToday.com

Moto3 mechanic that assaulted rider sacked over...

The Moto3 mechanic that assaulted rider Tom Booth-Amos in the Thailand...
21h ago from MotorsportWeek.c...

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

Large management changes revealed for McLaren’s...

Arrow McLaren SP has announced multiple management changes within the team...

McLaren plays down chances of Busch for Indianapolis...

Fourth Indianapolis 500 entry nevertheless 'very much under consideration'...
10h ago from SpeedCafe.com

McLaren SP announces new structure following Kiel exit

McLaren SP also reveals a shuffle in terms of which driver it will place...
1d ago from SpeedCafe.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Rotation potential high as Bodo/Glimt visit

It's Europa League action this evening as we take on Norwegian side...
1h ago from Arseblog.com

Comments

Hottest News

Recent News


2014 GPToday.com
GPToday.com is not responsible for the news headlines and associated descriptions and images it indexes, the content of externally linked sites or the comments & postings of its users.

This website is unofficial and is not associated in any way with the Formula One group of companies. F1, FORMULA ONE, FORMULA 1, FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, GRAND PRIX and related marks are trade marks of Formula One Licensing B.V.