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Formula 1 to 2026 in Austin

Formula 1 also moves in Austin in the future. On Friday, the royal class of motorsport announced the contract extension with the racetrack in Texas until at least 2026. The race in Austin is from the next season the second American route in the racing calendar, and at the end of May, the newly built city course in Miami is driven.

Thus, American management, Liberty Media, its long-known plan is to establish formula 1 in the states. Already at the last US Grand Prix, 400,000 spectators saw Max Stakenspens victory in front of Lewis Hamilton. “We are very happy about this contract renewal,” Formula 1 boss Stefano Domenicali was pleased: “Together we can further develop interest in our sports in the US.”

Formula 1 takes over Austin, Texas | GMA

From high audience numbers and successes as the “Netflix” series “Drive to Survive” inspires, the owners of the premier class besides the locations of Austin and Miami the possibility of other US races.