In recent years, Formula 1 it was expanding to different countries to have unforgettable circuits back. This year will mark the return of one of the most famous: Zandvoort, who will receive the Netherlands Grand Prix. However, many look forward to the return of races like the South African Grand Prix, which began its negotiations with the highest category.
The president of Formula 1, Stefano Domenicali, confirmed this Friday that the meetings began for the African country to be present again at the calendar most important in the motor world. For his part, he also assured that they have thought that China and USA remain several more years in Formula 1. In 2020, both races were canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The last time the South African Grand Prix was held was in 1993. Since that year, the circuit of the Kyalami it did not have the roar of the Formula 1 cars again. Throughout history there have been two Latin American winners in this Grand Prix. The Mexican Pedro Rodriguez and the Argentine Carlos Reutemann, who did it twice.
Back to the calendar
His return to the Formula 1 calendar is closer than many expect. According to Stefano Domenicali, the talks began last week, and it is expected that they will come to fruition. “I would say that it is very important that a championship is run around the world. Negotiations are underway, but we are still in the initial stages, ‘he declared.
Chinese Grand Prix
On the other hand, the president of Formula 1 stressed that they plan to expand their calendar and does not rule out having a double date in the Asian country. “In China we are only in Shanghai and we must continue with our strategy because it is a large market with a lot of potential. A pity that both in 2020 and until now we cannot go. But who knows, if we could find a date to get it back, we could do it. “
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