The Mexican Grand Prix has actually protected a three-year deal to stay in Formula One up until completion of 2022 regardless of losing its public financing.
The future of the race was in doubt after the federal government revealed it would no longer subsidise the grand prix once the existing agreement ended at the end of this year. With the assistance of Mexico City’s regional federal government, the promoter of the occasion concurred a brand-new deal with F1 that makes usage of personal financial investment to make sure the race stays on the calendar for another 3 years.
Under the brand-new deal, the race will be relabelled the Mexico City Grand Prix to highlight the participation of the city government, and the city’s mayor, Claudia Sheinbaum Pardo, has actually guaranteed ticket costs will stay the like previous years.
“The presence of Formula One in the city for a further three more years, was achieved for the first time through a new financing model in which public resources are not used,” she stated. “Previously the Federal Government worked together with the payment for the occasion.
” The Mexico City federal government will be an intermediary, producing a trust that will raise the personal financial investment needed to provide this worldwide occasion. The rate of the tickets will stay the like in previous years.”
F1 CEO Chase Carey included: “We are delighted to have actually restored our collaboration with Mexico City, which will now host the Formula One Mexican Grand Prix up until a minimum of2022 Since it returned to the champion calendar in 2015, this occasion has actually constantly shown to be exceptionally popular with the general public and fans, not simply in Mexico, however likewise around the globe.
“I would like to thank the Mayor, Claudia Sheinbaum Pardo and the Date 8 August 2019 entire government of Mexico City for all their efforts in ensuring that Formula One continues in Mexico and I look forward to seeing another big crowd of fans at the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez from 25 to 27 October for the Formula One Gran Premio De Mexico 2019.”
Mexico was among 5 races with an agreement set to end at the end of 2019, together with Great Britain, Spain, Germany and Italy. Silverstone revealed a brand-new deal in July, while agreement extensions with Spain and Italy are anticipated to be revealed later on this year.
Germany is anticipated to drop off the calendar next season, however the Dutch Grand Prix in Zandvoort will make a return in addition to a brand new race in Vietnam.
The addition of the 2 brand-new occasions will see the calendar broaden from 21 races to 22, following the arrangement of all groups to an additional race last weekend.