Why Formula 1's 'commuter' focus is risky

shares
Why Formula 1's 'commuter' focus is risky
Adam Cooper
By: Adam Cooper
Jul 16, 2018, 9:55 AM

Formula 1's new management is pushing hard to expand the grand prix calendar, and most of its targets will be new street races.

As we await the first draft of the 2019 Formula 1 calendar, the biggest question mark surrounds Miami. Will the new event be on the list, marked as provisional pending circuit approval, or will it be missing, with the inaugural race postponed until 2020?

The deadline of July 1 imposed by the city on itself for the signing of a contract has already passed, but that doesn't mean that a deal for next year can't be concluded in the coming weeks.

To continue reading subscribe to

Join prime and take advantage of member benefits:

  • Custom news feed based on your favorite series
  • Ad-free environment
  • Access to the Giorgio Piola archive
  • Best of F1 Racing
  • Higher resolution photos
  • Best of GP Gazette

Unlock the benefits of PRIME and enjoy the full range of features offered by your favorite motorsport news site.

Subscribe to Motorsport.com PRIME

Already have an account? Sign in

Next Formula 1 article
"Aggressive" GP reduction would "massively increase" F1 value

Previous article

"Aggressive" GP reduction would "massively increase" F1 value

Next article

How Bottas's bad luck is saving Hamilton

How Bottas's bad luck is saving Hamilton

About this article

Series Formula 1
Author Adam Cooper
Article type Analysis