The Austrian Grand Prix will stay on the F1 calendar till at the least 2027 after a brand new deal was signed between the game and circuit house owners Red Bull. Its earlier deal was set to run out after this summer time.
Having returned to the schedule in 2014 after an eleven-year absence, the Austrian Grand Prix at the moment takes place on the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg. This yr, it is going to be one in all six occasions to host the ‘sprint’ format, during which a shorter race is used on Saturday’s qualifying with a view to set the grid for Sunday’s Grand Prix.
Charles Leclerc handed Max Verstappen to say victory in 2022 with the Dutchman beforehand successful the race in 2018, 2019 and 2021.
The Austrian Grand Prix is a part of F1’s core European circuits, together with the likes of Monaco, Spa and Monza, that are coming underneath elevated stress as F1 continues its world growth.
Speaking on the extension, F1 president and CEO Stefano Domenicali stated: “The Austrian Grand Prix brings together the perfect mix of a challenging track, high-speed racing and a beautiful venue for our fans, so I am delighted that we will be coming back until at least 2027.
“As we celebrate our tenth year since our return to Spielberg, I would like to thank everyone involved in this renewal, especially the promoter and Red Bull”.
Erich Wolf, normal supervisor of Projekt Spielberg and accountable for selling the race, stated that they had been “proud of the special partnership we have with Formula 1”, including that they had been “absolutely delighted”.
“We want to celebrate this milestone with all of the great fans and thank them for their loyalty and the tremendous atmosphere they generate”.
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