“Jobs and money that exceed 10 times the contribution made by the Catalan government” – the Spanish Grand Prix for the F1 2021 calendar has been cleared by the Catalan administration.
The F1 2021 calendar is taking shape with the confirmation of the Spanish Grand Prix at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya. Barcelona is currently the allotted venue for pre-season testing, although it could be moved to Bahrain, given the postponement of the season-opening Australian GP in Melbourne.
Spanish G Barcelona-Cataluna, home of Spanish GP, confirms he has signed agreement for 2021 # F1 Race. Officials say they are now working on a new long-term system.
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Ramon Tremosa, Catalan Minister and Circuit President of Business and Knowledge, also talked about the massive benefits of Formula 1 in his field. He also suggested that they are looking for a long-term deal for the game in the city.
“The F1 Grand Prix in Catalonia is a great world-class event that produces multiplication effects in terms of GDP growth and the creation of TMT and money which is 10 times more than the contribution made by the Catalan government.
“We will continue to work on the government to convert the racetrack in Montmelo into a permanent venue for the competition because Formula 1 is not an expense, but an investment.
“Catalonia is a motor racing country with a large number of followers, international champions and exceptional infrastructure. [With this agreement] We are securing the appearance of the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya in the calendar of the main national and international motorsport competitions for another year.
“The Catalan racetrack will continue to work with Formula 1 on a new, long-term agreement during the next season, to ensure the continuation of the Spanish Grand Prix at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya beyond 2021.”
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