Formula 1 2019: Italian Automobile Club reaches agreement with Libert Media over Monza extension till 2024

No circuit has hosted more F1 racing than the Monza circuit. It was on the inaugural 1950 calendar and dropped off only in 1980 when Imola hosted the Italian GP

The Associated Press April 30, 2019 18:28:20 IST
Formula 1 2019: Italian Automobile Club reaches agreement with Libert Media over Monza extension till 2024
  • The Italian Grand Prix is set to continue at Monza circuit for another five years

  • Monza, which first hosted an Italian GP in 1922, is one of the most beloved tracks on the circuit

  • No circuit has hosted more F1 racing. It was on the inaugural 1950 calendar and dropped off only in 1980 when Imola hosted the Italian GP

Rome: The Italian Grand Prix is set to continue at Monza circuit for another five years.

Formula 1 2019 Italian Automobile Club reaches agreement with Libert Media over Monza extension till 2024

File image of Monza circuit. Reuters

The current deal expires at the end of the season but on Tuesday the Italian Automobile Club said it reached an agreement in principle with Formula One owner Liberty Media on "the economic details of the contract" to keep the race at the historic circuit until 2024.

The president of the AIC, Angelo Sticchi Damiani, also posted on Twitter , adding: "we will continue negotiations with @F1 to quickly reach the signing of the contract."

Monza, which first hosted an Italian GP in 1922, is one of the most beloved tracks on the circuit.

No circuit has hosted more F1 racing. It was on the inaugural 1950 calendar and dropped off only in 1980 when Imola hosted the Italian GP.

The next Italian GP is on 8 September.

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