Formula 1 just announced its return to Dutch Grand Prix after being absent of 35 years. The new contract will start from 2020 season and is signed for at least three years.
Circuit Zandvoort has a rich history in Formula 1, which hold its first World Championship event in 1952. The last Dutch Grand Prix took place in 1985, and over the next few months the track will be updated to meet current FIA standards for F1. Located just 18 miles from the vibrant city centre of Amsterdam, the new race is expected to become another popular Formula 1 stop, especially with the rising of Dutch driver Max Verstappen.
With contracts for five tracks expiring at the end of this year – Britain, Germany, Italy, Mexico and Spain – the calendar for 2020 is yet to be shaped. What we know so far is the addition of brand new street race held in the Vietnamese capital of Hanoi, plus the return to Zandvoort. We just have to wait and see if we will have a season packed with 23 race weekends.