Barcelona extends F1 deal until 2019

By on Friday, May 8, 2015
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Formula 1 will continue to visit the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya after officials confirmed that its contract has been extended.

Its current deal expired at the end of 2016 but ahead of the track's 25th Formula 1 race this weekend it was announced that the sport will stay at the circuit until the 2019 season.

"We are extremely proud to announce this renewal in such a special year, marking the 25th anniversary of Formula One Grand Prix being hosted uninterruptedly at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya," said circuit president Vicenç Aguilera.

"We thus extend this fruitful relationship with Formula One and we look forward to the next 25 years."

Formula 1 made its first visit to the venue in 1991 and has remained on the calendar ever since.


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