Formula 1 will have a NEW Grand Prix from 2026

After 45 years, the Spanish GP, currently held in Montmeló, Barcelona, ​​​​​​​​​​will return to the capital until 2035.

With just over a month left until the start of the 2024 season, the Formula 1 thinking that the coming years and this Tuesday announced that, From 2026 to 2035, there will be a new Grand Prix taking place in Madrid and it will be a semi-urban circuit in the environment of IFEMA, according to spoke at an event where Stefano Domenicali participatedpresident and CEO of F1, and José Vicente De Los Mozospresident of the Fair Institution.

He Spanish Grand Prixwhich in the next two seasons will be played Montmeloin Barcelona, ​​​​​​​​will return to the capital on a track where some sectors will be urban and others will not, although Still missing homologation from the International Automobile Federation (FIA).. It will have a length of almost five and a half kilometers (5,470 meters) and 20 curves, with an estimated time of one minute and 32 seconds per lap.

Spanish Grand Prix

The circuit is designed DROMOan Italian-led company Jarno Zafelli and that he had taken care of the renovation of Zandvoort, in the Netherlands. It will have the capacity to 110 thousand spectators, although it is planned to expand it to 140 thousand and become one of the events with the highest attendance in the calendar. It is located five minutes from Bajaras Airport and they report that “90 percent” of fans will be able to access by public transport.

The Spanish Grand Prix returns to Madrid

Madrid is the headquarters of Nine times the Spanish Grand Prixall in the circuit of Jarama. The first was in 1968, with the success of graham hill and the last in 1981, where he won Gilles Villeneuve. If it becomes official, The GP will return to the Spanish capital after 45 years.

Spanish Grand Prix

“The love for F1 is known all over the world, and especially in Spain. F1 is not just a show. It is a unique experience of technology, experience and the desire to win. The response from Spain and Madrid is unbelievable “declared Domenicali, president of F1. “A few years ago in Monza I shared with a key person in this project, that Luis Garcia Abadmy excitement to bring the F1 Grand Prix to Madrid. “A project that started in 2020 and was slowed down by the pandemic”, De los Mozos continued. “We knew we had to develop an innovative project, something unique for fans and F1. Only with the ambition to convert Madrid, an international benchmark, can enter this complex race. This Grand Prize will be mainly for Madrid and to promote the ‘Spain Brand’. Our Grand Prix will be the most sustainable on the calendar and will take place without public funding. And the differential element will be the location of this circuit, in the IFEMA facilities.”, he concluded.

Source: Tycsports

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