F1 not in talks on London race as developer pushes plans for another grand prix RaceFans

F1 not in talks on London race as developer pushes plans for another grand prix RaceFans

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Method 1 mentioned holding a race in London was not mentioned after a property developer submitted its last bid to carry the collection to the town.

Metropolis planners LDN Collective and civil engineering consultancy Dar have offered their plans to develop a sports activities, leisure and leisure complicated in London’s east finish Docklands space. The plan envisions the ability to function as an F1 circuit for 2 weeks a yr.

The proposal makes intensive reference to F1 and contains the logos of the FIA-run championship within the promotional picture (above). Nevertheless, an F1 spokesperson mentioned that they’d not been despatched a proposal and that there was no dialogue about such a race.

The builders have unveiled plans for a observe just like the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal, which runs alongside a physique of water. The proposed format is 5,868 km lengthy, contains 22 corners, and has an estimated lap time of 102 seconds. Floating grandstands can be used to permit a capability of 95,000 spectators.

England’s world championship race is being held at Silverstone, which has a contract to carry the race this yr and in 2024. The Docklands proposal is the newest in a collection of ideas to emerge for a London-based grand prix lately, none of which have come near being realized.

“F1 or not, these proposals are transformative and shall be an enormous increase to London and the UK globally,” mentioned Max Farrell, CEO of LDN Collective.

The proposed race web site is already internet hosting Britain’s races within the Method E world championship.

Docklands London Grand Prix observe format proposal, 2023

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