The Mexican Grand Prix will remain on the Formula One schedule till 2025 soon after securing a new contract extension.
The Mexico City race has develop into one particular of the most common on the calendar, with its final corners snaking by means of a converted baseball stadium which is normally packed complete of fans.
National hero Sergio Perez’s elevation to the front-operating Red Bull group has strengthened its location on the schedule.
Mexico’s new deal will get started subsequent year as component of F1’s record 24-race calendar.
Next year, Mexico will be the second race of a triple header, taking location on Oct. 29 amongst Austin’s U.S. Grand Prix and the Brazilian Grand Prix.
The Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez will host the Mexican Grand Prix this weekend, the seventh at the venue given that it returned to the F1 schedule in 2015.
With F1’s reputation booming, securing a new deal will ease issues about Mexico dropping off the calendar, even though the demand to host a race appears set to continue to develop amongst now and 2025.
F1 boss Stefano Domenicali welcomed the new deal.
“I am pretty pleased to announce that Formula 1 will continue to race in Mexico City for a further 3 years beneath this new agreement,” he mentioned. “Every year the race attracts a massive quantity of passionate fans, and the atmosphere is remarkable, and I know every person will be excited by this news.”