Vietnamese grand prix to be left off 2021 Components One calendar


One confirmed new vacation spot is Saudi Arabia, on account of host a race for the primary time in Jeddah in November.

The calendar might nonetheless stretch to a document 23 rounds, regardless of the absence of Vietnam, with the return of a number of the circuits used this yr to patch gaps left by cancellations because of the pandemic.

Portugal’s Algarve circuit, Imola in Italy and Turkey’s Istanbul observe could be the main contenders to take Vietnam’s April 25 slot.

Brazil can also be set to stay on the calendar, regardless of earlier doubts, with South America’s solely race returning to Sao Paulo’s Interlagos circuit in November slightly than one but to be in-built Rio de Janeiro.

The Rio circuit is controversial for environmental causes and work has but to begin on it.

The calendar will in any other case see the return of races cancelled this yr, together with the Dutch circuit of Zandvoort which final hosted a race in 1985 and would observe on from Belgium’s Spa in September.

The season is ready to begin with the Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne on March 21.

Components One is hoping to permit followers again at circuits after racing this yr behind closed doorways or with very restricted attendance.

Reuters