IMOLA (AFP) – Italy’s Imola circuit will stay on the Formula One calendar until 2025 after their success staging two Grands Prix through the coronavirus pandemic, F1 chief government officer Stefano Domenicali confirmed on Monday (March 7).
The circuit hosted the San Marino Grand Prix 27 occasions until 2006, and was reintroduced in 2020 as the venue for the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix.
Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes received the 2020 race at Imola and went on to win the world championship, whereas his nice rival Max Verstappen of Red Bull received there en path to the world crown final 12 months.
“The circuit is iconic and has been part of the history of our sport,” Domenicali stated.
“They have done an incredible job of hosting two races during the pandemic. We are all looking forward to being back in Imola in April to thrill our fans.”
The race on April 24 on the Enzo e Dino Ferrari International Circuit in Imola would be the fourth of a 22-date Formula One calendar with the Italian Grand Prix at Monza the sixteenth race on the roster in September.