Formula 1 CEO Chase Carey has confirmed that two current races will make way on the 2020 calendar for the Vietnam Grand Prix and another race – likely the returning Dutch Grand Prix. With a Hanoi street race already confirmed, a return to Zandvoort is expected to be rubber-stamped next week.
Widespread reports have suggested that Zandvoort will replace the Circuit de Catalunya on the F1 calendar, with much scrutiny on the decision ahead of this weekend's Spanish GP.
It is unknown which other race will drop off the calendar, although Silverstone, Mexico City and Hockenheim all have deals that expire at the end of the season.
F1 managing director Ross Brawn recently told Sky Sports: "Despite the pessimism, I'd be surprised if we lose any of the races we have."
However, speaking on a conference call following the release of Liberty's Q1 financial results, Carey's tune was decidedly different.
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