F1 has inked a long-term deal with the promoters of Brazil GP as the grand prix will stay on the calendar until the 2030 season.
Another extended deal has been signed between FOM and promoters of Brazil GP to keep the F1 race at Interlagos and on the calendar for five more seasons until 2023. Amid rumours about shifting to Rio de Janeiro, a new deal was announced for until 2025.
But on the even of the 2023 grand prix, they have extended the ongoing contract by five more seasons. While the promoters has taken up the name ‘Sao Paulo GP’, fans and media still use the ‘Brazil GP’ name considering the history of the grand prix.
The extension comes on the backdrop of Sao Paulo Mayor Nunes’ administration eyeing an upgrade of the Interlagos circuit to make it viable for other entertainment events outside F1 which includes music concerts – a common theme with other circuits.
“I am delighted to announce we will be staying at Interlagos until 2030, and I can’t wait for many more years of the wonderful atmosphere that the Brazilian fans bring,” said Stefano Domenicali. “Brazil has such a rich racing heritage, and this iconic circuit is a favourite of drivers and fans around the world. It embodies everything that is great about racing, and we look forward to seeing how it develops over the years to come to create an even better experience.”
At the same time, Ricardo Nunes, Mayor of Sao Paulo, stated: “The extension of the contract for the Formula 1 Grande Prêmio de São Paulo, broadcasted in approximately 180 countries, solidifies our city as a global leader in hosting major events with economic and social impact, generating jobs, revenue, and opportunities. Each year, we also advance our sustainability agenda, incorporating innovations to overcome challenges and bring more benefits to the city of São Paulo and Brazil.”
And finally, Alan Adler, CEO of Sao Paulo Grand Prix, added: “It is a great honour to have the contract extension that ensures Sao Paulo’s place on the Formula 1 calendar. This is
the recognition of the work we have been doing, with the crucial support of the Sao Paulo City Hall. Continuing to be a partner of Formula 1 is a matter of great pride. Now, we will immediately start planning for the years ahead so that we can have even better Grand Prix editions in the coming years.”
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