Welcome to GPFans


  • NL
  • GB
  • FR
  • ES-MX
  • GB
Monaco F1 axes reports dismissed as "false"
Russell explains Hamilton "extravagant" Mercedes test item split
Wolff reveals Mercedes 'onion peeling' as Ricciardo Red Bull chance addressed - GPFans F1 Recap
Leclerc vow after Ferrari year riddled with "too many mistakes"
Ricciardo reveals Piastri sympathy despite 'F1 career going t**s up'
Alpine outline "next level" expectations for Gasly
Has F1's budget cap prevented mass exodus?
McLaren back call for red-flag qualifying punishments
Aston Martin end 2026 power unit plans
Horner delivers verdict on Ricciardo Red Bull race return
Mercedes W13 autopsy like 'peeling an onion' - Wolff
Hamilton responds to "hilarious" Red Bull drama as F1 faces calendar reshuffle - GPFans F1 Recap
F1 LIVE - Chadwick US switch championed by sporting royalty
Aston Martin highlight common ground between Vettel and Alonso
Hamilton in "Kardashian show" jibe at Red Bull "mess"
Monaco F1 axes reports dismissed as "false"

Monaco F1 axes reports dismissed as "false"

Monaco F1 axes reports dismissed as "false"

Monaco F1 axes reports dismissed as "false"

President of the Automobile Club de Monaco [ACM] Michel Boeri has dismissed "false" reports that the Principality could be cut from future F1 schedules.

The Monaco Grand Prix was first run as part of the official F1 world championship in 1950 and became a permanent fixture from '55.

Since that year, only in 2020 has an F1 season been completed without a race in Monaco.

But with the sport's calendar continuing to grow with additional races primarily in America and the Middle East, the axe hovers above some of the more traditional European events.

Despite speculation, this is not the case with Monaco as Boeri explained in a general meeting of the ACM.

"I want to talk about what has been written in the press," said Boeri.

"People have talked about supposed difficulties after this year to stage Grand Prix races, with Liberty's price demands said to be too much for Monaco and that our GP would be no more.

"That is false. We are still in talks with them and now we have to make it concrete by signing a contract."

This year, Monaco will run to a more regular three-day format from Friday to Sunday, rather than the first two practice sessions taking place on Thursday with F1 taking a day off before continuing the weekend.

On a new contract, Boeri added: "I can guarantee you that after 2022 the Grand Prix will continue to take place.

"I don't know if the contract will be for three or five years, but that's a detail."

Ontdek het op Google Play