The popularity of F1 is soaring after last season’s Verstappen-Hamilton duel and GP nominations soar.
F1 , Liberty Media has invited to Bahrain all the promoters of the races on the calendar and the representatives of the television broadcasters that hold the television rights of Formula 1. Stefano Domenicali, CEO of Liberty Media, showed all the news of the season that is about to begin and some short-term plans.
The figures are definitely encouraging for Formula 1: almost all the stages on the calendar have already sold out. We envision a record season in terms of the presence of spectators at the racetrack. We are riding the rise that began last year, on the wave of the Verstappen – Hamilton duel which had the merit of bringing a new audience to Formula 1.
The news that emerged
F1 , the most interesting data is certainly the arrival of a generation of young people who are lowering the average age of the Formula 1 enthusiast. The boom in interest is also confirmed by the rush of promoters to secure the contract to guarantee the presence of own circuits on the calendar. The returns of the Chinese and Qatari Grand Prix are expected next year. There is also the Las Vegas candidacy seems to be very concrete.
The managers of the Spa circuit are also pushing hard to renew the agreement with Formula 1 which will expire at the end of this year. Despite the great disappointment of the public attending the Belgian race last year, the presale ahead of the 2022 Grand Prix has already sold out.
As for the Imola circuit, the news is pleased for the fans that it has secured the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix until 2025, protecting itself from any cuts or alternations.