Australian Grand Prix to remain in Melbourne no less than till 2035

The Australian Grand Prix will keep in Melbourne till no less than 2035 after a 10-year settlement was introduced by Method 1. The brand new deal begins in 2025 and also will see Method 2 and Method 3 be part of the race weekend schedule for the primary time from 2023.

The 2022 Grand Prix noticed greater than 419,000 spectators go to the Albert Park circuit for the race weekend, cementing the standing of the venue that has been on the Method 1 calendar for the reason that first race in Melbourne in 1996.

“I’m delighted to substantiate that Melbourne and the Albert Park circuit will proceed to be on the Method 1 calendar till 2035,” Stefano Domenicali, president and chief govt of Method 1, stated in an announcement.

“The race has at all times been a favorite for the followers, drivers and the groups, and Melbourne is an unbelievable and vibrant worldwide metropolis that could be a excellent match for our sport.

“This yr we noticed enormous crowds and passionate followers on the Grand Prix, and we’re very excited by the long run in Australia as our sport continues to develop.”

Martin Pakula, Victoria’s Minister for Tourism, Sport & Main Occasions, emphasised how very important the occasion was to the state.

“We all know how necessary this occasion is to our economic system and that is why we have delivered the longest extension for the race because it has been held in Melbourne,” Pakula stated.

Andrew Westacott, chief govt of the Australian Grand Prix Company stated: “It is a sensational announcement that’s merely nice for Melbourne and Victoria. It builds on our wealthy motor sport historical past in addition to Melbourne’s love of massive sporting occasions, and supplies aspiration to the subsequent era of Aussie racing stars. Everybody on the Australian Grand Prix Company appears ahead to taking the Method One Australian Grand Prix to new ranges over the course of the subsequent 13 years.”

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