And according to Gazzetta della Sport, Fisichella – who won three races in his time in F1 which saw him drive for the likes of Jordan, Renault, Force India and Ferrari – is supporting Cristian Bortolato in trying to get the East African island to host a future race.
Approval was given to build the track in 2022 and in November of last year, a section of the island was selected to start development, which is set to begin next year.
The first part of the circuit is due to be ready by 2027 and it could host events in two or three different layouts when completed.
However, even with the help of Fisichella, Zanzibar will likely not host an F1 race before the end of the decade, but the FIA are expected to be monitoring the situation closely.
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