Formula One releases record 22-race breeze calendar

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Formula One will have a record 22 races subsequent season, a breeze of a 2020 calendar expelled by a sport’s U.S.-based blurb rights holders Liberty Media reliable on Thursday.

The deteriorate will flog off with a normal start-of-term Australian Grand Prix on Mar 15 and finish in Abu Dhabi on Nov 29.

“Since we became concerned in this competition in 2017, we have talked about building new finish cities to enlarge a interest of Formula One and during a same time, consolidating a participation in Europe, a normal home of a sport,” pronounced Formula One Chief Executive Chase Carey.

“It is poignant for a competition and confirms a long-term strategy.”

An enlargement of a calendar to 22 races had been widely approaching with a futures of races in Spain, Mexico and Great Britain privileged up.

Formula One teams had already concluded to an enlargement of a calendar to 22 races.

The deteriorate will underline 7 back-to-backs, or races on uninterrupted weekends.

As was expected, a German Grand Prix, partial of this year’s calendar of 21 races, will not be a partial of subsequent year’s schedule.

Vietnam will horde a initial competition by a streets of collateral Hanoi on Apr 5, while a Dutch Grand Prix will make a Formula One lapse after 35 years with a competition during Zandvoort on May 3.

The Azerbaijan Grand Prix, hold during a finish of Apr this year, will pierce to Jun 7 while a Spanish Grand Prix, whose participation on a calendar was reliable on Tuesday, has been given a May 10 date.

A understanding securing a destiny of a Italian Grand Prix, noted with an asterisk on a breeze calendar, is now being finalised, a matter said.

The competition during Monza is home to a sport’s many renouned group Ferrari and internal organizers and authorities have given subsequent year’s competition a go ahead.

The breeze of a calendar will now be submitted to a International Automobile Federation’s (FIA) World Motor Sport Council on Oct 4 where it will get final approval.

© (c) Copyright Thomson Reuters 2019.

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