Nurburgring, Portimao and Imola bind to the calendar of the World


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the organizers of The World of Formula 1 have reported this Friday that adds three large awards to the new calendar of the championship in 2020, in the Nürburgring German, Portuguese circuit of Portimao and the layout of the Italian Imola , bringing to 13 the number of runs.

Also, the Formula 1 has confirmed that it will not be possible to run in Brazil, the united States, Mexico and Canada this season.

The test at the Nürburgring is scheduled from 9 to 11 October, the Portimao on the 23rd to the 25th of the same month, and the of Imola, reduced to two days, 31 October and 1 November.

The event will return to Portugal for the first time since 1996 after the Formula 1 add a test in the International Circuit in the Algarve , in Portimao.

The Portimao will host the Grand Prix of Portugal two weeks after the Grand Prize Eifel , in the Nürburgring German.

And a week after that historic race in Portugal, Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari in Imola will host the Grand Prize of the Emilia Romagna , which will be a two-day test. The exact format of the weekend in Imola has not yet been agreed, but it is expected that only one session of free practice before the qualifying session and the race.

it Will be the first time since 2006, and 2013, respectively, Imola and the Nürburgring are the hosts of a Grand Prix F1.

Brazil, the US, Mexico and Canada, outside

The announcement raised to 13 the number of races in the calendar in 2020, with 10 home runs -including a new one in Mugello – which were already previously announced.

The Formula 1 hopes that the season of revised 2020 is between 15 and 18 races, that will end up in the Gulf region in mid-December.

“the final details of The calendar will be announced in the coming weeks, but due to the current pandemic of Covid-19, to the local constraints and the importance of maintaining safe communities and the personal, the Formula 1 has confirmed that it will not be possible to run in Brazil, the US, Mexico and Canada this season”, added the organizers.

“We are pleased to continue moving forward, with strength in the completion of our plans for the season 2020, and we are excited to welcome to the Nurburgring, Portimao and Imola to the revised schedule,” he says in a note Chase Carey, president and chief executive of the Formula 1.

After the disruption by the pandemic, the World started with two races in a row at the Red Bull Ring Spelberg (Austria), the 5 and the 12 of July. He continued with the Grand Prix of Hungary the last day 19 and continues now with two in a row at the british circuit of Silverstone on 2 and 9 August.

After will come the big awards of Spain (August 16) and Belgium (August 30). In the circuits Italian Monza and Mugello will take place on 6 and 13 September, and in the Russian Sochi, the 27th of the same month.