After the dire emergency due to Covid-19, which kept Formula 1 away from Australia for two years, the country finally returned to hosting the circus last weekend, doing it again at the circuit Melbourne. However, despite the euphoria of a comeback, Albert Park’s future may once again be in jeopardy, but this time not because of the virus emergency: on the eve of the weekend’s final race, according to reports. AustralianF1 President and CEO, Stefano DomenicaliIn fact, he was going to meet some members of the New South Wales state government, who were going to make a show to welcome the circus to the city of Sydneywith intent Exchange Melbourne as new Home of the Australian Grand Prix.
Although the meeting was strictly confidential, and nothing could be leaked about the meeting, Sydney is still ready to replace Albert Park, despite the latter’s contract expiring in 2025. Also according to rumors reported by the newspaper, the path could arise New in the business district, near Sydney Opera House and Harbor Bridge. Instead, if this proposal is rejected, the organizers will choose Eastern Creek35 km west of the same city.
In a Formula 1 opening to new horizons, as evidenced by the entry into the calendar for new stages in the US such as Miami and Las Vegas – the latter debuting in 2023 – the final agreement with Sydney will shift to the third stage in place of the Australian Grand Prix. The nation that saw its debut in 1985 with Adelaideremained on the street circuit at this location until 1995 inclusive, then moved to Melbourne’s current Albert Park in 1996. Since then, except for the 2020-2021 biennium, this track has always remained in the World Championship.
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