With Formula 1 involving itself much in the USA and Middle eastern in the last two years, the old ones serve no purpose for the commerical preferring era the sports is looking forward to. With races like Miami, and Las Vegas which if not provide us with the on the track performance but will definitely off-track entertainment to its best.
Miami was a successful race completed with outstanding crowd energy, Saudi has not failed us with the on-track performance and provided one of the most controversially fun races in 2021.
Tracks like Monaco, Spa and France are struggling and would be off the calendar if they don’t pay what the sports want them to.
Gasly gives his insights on Paul Ricard’s future, “Obviously I’m involved in the talks, I know what’s the current situation and obviously I’ll do anything which is in my hands and power to support them.”
“At the end of the day I’m not the one putting money on the table and it’s always related to political and financial reasons, but I hope they can find an agreement.”
The only solution is to keep traditional tracks on the calendar
Stefano Domenicali, CEO of Formula 1 had talked about the return of Germany in the future after the brands, Audi and Porsche, decide to join the sport in 2026. Germany hasn’t been on the calendar since 2019 but could have a return. But the solution CEO brought up was a Rotational System.
The Football World cup and Olympics have already given them four years to conduct their next invent, given time a lot more public affection than an event happening every year has.
Formula 1 could also provide traditional track a few years between the races they conduct giving them a less financial burden and also getting the commercial support they deserve.