The current season of the top flight now comprises 10 races, after adding the races for Mugello and Sochi.
The Formula 1 extended its 2020 calendar after confirming that the Russian Grand Prix and the first Tuscany Grand Prix add to the current season of the highest category of motorsport.
The Mugello circuit, used in testing but better known for organizing MotoGP races, will host its first F1 event from September 11-13, the weekend after the Italian Grand Prix in Monza.
The Russian Grand Prix in Sochi, meanwhile, will take place from September 25 to 27, bringing the number of confirmed races for 2020 to 10. At least five other grand prizes are expected to be announced in the coming weeks.
“We want to thank the promoters, the national authorities, the teams and the FIA for their hard work and support in making these grand prizes possible,” F1 said in a statement.
“Our fans will be delighted to see Russia organize their seventh race at the Sochi Autodrome and to see the Formula One car race for the first time at the exciting Mugello circuit in Italy,” they add.
F1 President and CEO Chase Carey said: “We had a great start to our season in Austria this past weekend and we are increasingly confident of our plans to compete for the rest of 2020.”
“The Russian Grand Prix is an important moment in our season and we look forward to returning to Sochi in September. We are equally excited to see the Formula One race for the first time at Mugello, an occasion that will mark Ferrari’s 1,000th Grand Prix. Both races They will be a huge boost for fans with more announcements about upcoming races on our calendar in the coming weeks. “
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