The city of Madrid has officially expressed interest in hosting a Formula One race, the city’s regional government announced on Thursday.
Although Spain hosts the race in Barcelona with a contract until 2026, and since Madrid does not have an F1-class track, the local government of the Spanish capital is confident that they will agree to a major deal with Liberty Media. Can discuss organizing. Prix
F1 CEO Stefano Domenicali wrote in a letter, “I express my commitment to you and our commitment to this project as well as our commitment to sign the right agreements to promote the race and give a great game and entertainment scene.” I want to confirm. Desire. “
No further details about the bid were disclosed. And Formula One organizers declined to comment.
Madrid hosted the F1 Grand Prix at the Jarama Circuit between 1968 and 1981, which has become obsolete and requires major improvements to be able to host the race again.
Last year, the local government of Morata de Tajuna, 36 km south of Madrid, confirmed that it was considering building an FIA Grade 1 circuit with ambitions to host F1 and MotoGP races in the future.
A record 23 Formula One races are planned this year, and while organizers are keen to expand the sport’s geographical reach, they are primarily focused on connecting venues in Africa and the United States.