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Madrid fascinated by internet hosting Components One race

 Spanish Grand Prix - Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain - May 22, 2022 Red Bull's Max Verstappen crosses the line to win the race

FILE PHOTO: Components One F1 – Spanish Grand Prix – Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain – Might 22, 2022 Pink Bull’s Max Verstappen crosses the road to win the race Pool through REUTERS/Manu Fernandez

Madrid has formally expressed an curiosity in internet hosting a Components One race, the town’s regional authorities introduced on Thursday.

Though there aren’t any Components One-grade tracks in Madrid and Spain already hosts a race in Barcelona, which has a contract till 2026, the Spanish capital believes it could actually open talks with Components One organizers, Liberty Media, about internet hosting a race.

“I want to verify our dedication to you and to this undertaking, in addition to our willingness to signal the suitable agreements to advertise the race and supply an excellent sporting and leisure spectacle,” native authorities cupboard minister Enrique Lopez wrote in a letter to F1 CEO Stefano Domenicali.

Additional particulars concerning the bid weren’t disclosed. Components One organizers declined to remark.

Madrid hosted F1 Grands Prix between 1968 and 1981 on the Jarama Circuit, which is outdated and would wish a significant improve to have the ability to host a race once more.

Final 12 months, the native authorities of Morata de Tajuna, 36km south of Madrid, confirmed that it was in search of to construct an FIA Grade 1 circuit with the ambition of internet hosting F1 and MotoGP races sooner or later.

There are a report 23 Components One races scheduled this 12 months and whereas organizers are eager to develop the game’s geographical attain, they’ve seemed primarily at including venues in Africa and america.

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