Formula 1

Liberty seeks to recover the GP of the Netherlands on a street circuit

  • Amsterdam and Rotterdam are the favorite cities of Sean Bratches, Commercial Director of Formula 1, to harness the pull of Max Verstappen.
  • A location in Zandvoort is out for now, since Liberty Media seeks greater media impact through an urban circuit in a big city.

Talks between Liberty Media and local authorities big cities like Amsterdam and Rotterdam have already started in order to study the possibility of returning to the calendar of Formula 1 Grand Prix of the Netherlands.

Autosport reports, the media pull Max Verstappen has meant that the managers of Formula 1 have as a priority to hold a Grand Prix in the country of Red Bull, but do not want to celebrate in Zandvoort, but a street circuit located in one of the big cities.

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The Grand Prix of the Netherlands stopped being present in Formula 1 in 1985, but the boom of Formula 1 created by Max Verstappen has led talks have begun after several years of successful sales entrys in Spa-Francorchamps circuit to which the Dutch fans move en masse to cheer their pilot.

The Belgian Grand Prix is, in a way, the home race for Verstappen and his fans, who certainly applaud holding a Grand Prix in the Netherlands.

Although talks are at an early stage, Amsterdam has already organized several demonstrations with Formula 1, so we have some experience in this regard. Christian Horner, Red Bull team boss says that "Urban races are always fun, with lots of people and good atmosphere. Obviously the amount of support behind Max in the Netherlands at this time would paralyze the country, so I can only imagine something huge ".

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