June 25, 2022

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F1 is about to return to South Africa;  Spa in Belgium in danger

F1 is about to return to South Africa; Spa in Belgium in danger

F1 wants to race on the African continent as soon as possible; Belgium and France will be dates with an uncertain future

The Formula 1 About to secure a file South African Grand Prix At the old race site kyalami It could be on next year’s calendar.

CEO F1And the Stefano Domenicalifly directly from Bakuheadquarters Azerbaijan Grand Prix On Sunday to South Africa to talk about a possible return.

F1 was looking to add a race in Africa, the only continent left without a race.

Seven times world champion Lewis Hamilton He has been one of the most vocal advocates of action in kyalamilocated north of Johannesburg.

Kayalami It hosted F1 races between 1967 and 1985, and again in 1992 and 1993. It has recently modernized its facilities to meet the standards required by FIA to host a modern race.

Although 2024 has always been seen as the most likely point of return kyalamiit is understood that F1 She is now interested in securing the race for 2023 if possible.

If this happens, the file F1 You will officially reach the 24 race limit set in the Concord Agreement that links all F1 teams. kyalami You will join the new Las Vegas Grand Prixwhich will take place during the Thanksgiving holiday, and at Qatar Grand Prix who signed a 10-year contract to host the races.

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The Chinese Grand Prix It is also contracted to host a race in 2023, but the status of that event remains uncertain due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Among the races that will break through, it seems unlikely that it will be French Grand Prix Continue after this year’s event in Paul Ricard. future of popularity Belgian Grand Prix in Spa-Francorchamps It is also uncertain.