Schumacher's “destiny route”: Formula 1 from 2021 back in Jerez?

(Motorsport-Total.com) – The Ministry of Tourism of Andalusia seems to be working on getting the Spanish Expedition Prix to get back to Jerez de la Frontera. This is reported by the Spanish Internet portal 'motor.es' .

Boxengasse in Jerez

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Jerez battle for years also for Formula 1 a popular test track

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As you know, the race in Barcelona has been rocking for some time – only thanks to a final minute commitment from the Catalan government could the Expedition Prix be secured for . However, rights holder Liberty Media has only agreed to a one-year contract. Beyond Government has apparently made a concrete offer to Liberty: For Buck annual fee would be a three year contract from sign. An offer that is financially on the level of comparable European venues. Barcelona pays, in the same report , currently , 3 million.

The track in Jerez was completely refurbished a few years ago and is in good condition. In order to get them ready for an Expedition Prix, the government estimates four million bucks for construction – which would include deducting the offer, in the first year from the Expedition Prix fee (so then Boxengasse in Jerez instead of 25 Millions).

Jerez battle already from 1986 to 1990 Venue of the Spanish Expedient Prix. 1994 and 1997 the Expedition Prix of Europe was held there. The race is still remembered in Germany: It battle that Expedition Prix, in which Michael Schumacher's failed ramming hit against Jacques Villeneuve meant that he was subsequently excluded from the World Cup.

To instead of. In addition, Jerez is the venue for a MotoGP event. . 000 Spectators (in three days) to see Marc Marquez and Valentino Rossi. The numbers have fallen since At least

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However, the track operators in Jerez remain buttoned up on the subject. At the request of 'Motorsport-Total.com', they merely refer to a confidentiality agreement with Liberty.

Turned into, after all, indirectly confirms that there must be contact between Jerez and Liberty …