Italian circuit Mugello will host its first Formulation One race later this 12 months after being added to the evolving 2020 schedule.
Mugello, the Tuscany circuit owned by Ferrari, will host the Grand Prix of Tuscany on September 13. It should imply Ferrari will rejoice its 1000th at its personal circuit. It named this 12 months’s automobile the SF1000 to commemorate that milestone.
Ferrari drivers Charles Leclerc and Sebastian Vettel drove Ferrari’s 2018 F1 automobile on the circuit final month in a take a look at to organize for the brand new season.
The Russian Grand Prix at Sochi has additionally been added, to happen on September 27. Sochi has hosted an F1 race yearly since 2014.
Sochi is hoping to welcome followers to its occasions. F1’s opening races are being held with out spectators till additional discover.
F1 initially launched a schedule of eight European races, which began with the Austrian Grand Prix on July 5. The championship hopes to carry not less than 15 occasions throughout the season. Friday’s additions take the calendar to 10.
It’s anticipated there can be two different new venues on the ultimate schedule, with Portugal’s Portimao wanting prone to be added within the coming days. F1 can be more and more assured at internet hosting the Vietnam Grand Prix on the finish of November — the Hanoi race was initially meant to happen in April however was delayed as a result of coronavirus pandemic.
F1’s season appears to be like prone to finish with races in Bahrain and Abu Dhabi, with each prone to host back-to-back occasions to flesh out the calendar.
There are rising doubts over the standing of the U.S. and Mexican Grands Prix, historically held on back-to-back weekends in late October/early November. F1 has already cancelled two occasions historically held within the second a part of the calendar, the favored occasions in Japan and Singapore.
The opposite races on the unique 2020 schedule to have been formally cancelled are Australia, Monaco, Azerbaijan and France.