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F1 circuit contracts: How long each race will remain on the Formula 1 calendar

There is much speculation about the future of various historic grands prix on the Formula 1 calendar. When do the contracts for the races expire? Find out more here.

Max Verstappen, Red Bull Racing RB16B

Max Verstappen, Red Bull Racing RB16B

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Below is an overview of all current Formula 1 grand prix deal and the duration of the contracts as of October 2023.

Japanese Grand Prix - Suzuka: 2024

The Suzuka circuit has been on the Formula 1 calendar since 1987, with a two-year hiatus in 2007 and 2008. Last year the race extended its contract by three seasons until the end of 2024. Given the importance of the Japanese market and the challenging track, the GP seems safe for now.

British Grand Prix - Silverstone: 2024

The Formula 1 race at Silverstone is scheduled to run until at least the end of 2024. The new deal was signed in 2019 after long negotiations on the financial terms. Silverstone has a lot of historical value for Formula 1: the circuit was the setting for the very first F1 race counting towards the world championship, on 13 May 1950.

Crowds of fan watch the race at Silverstone

Crowds of fan watch the race at Silverstone

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Belgian Grand Prix - Spa-Francorchamps: 2025

The contract for the Belgian Grand Prix at the iconic Spa circuit has been given rolling one-year extensions since 2022 because the race is under great pressure to update its facilities and the arrival of new countries that mean some old circuits may have to disappear. Spa is betting on more entertainment in the hope of saving the race.

Monaco Grand Prix - Monte Carlo: 2025

Monaco will remain on the F1 grid until at least the 2025 season, having signed a new contract in September 2022. The future of the race had been in question, however the announcement means there will be at least three more races in the principality.

Italian Grand Prix - Monza: 2025

The Italian GP at the Autodromo Nazionale di Monza added an additional year to its contract, signing with Formula 1 until the 2025 season. The complex has invested heavily in its facilities in recent years and will be further refurbished in the years to come. The race is very important for Ferrari.

Mexican Grand Prix - Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez: 2025

The Mexican Grand Prix will remain on the calendar until at least the 2025 season, after the Mexico City race signed a contract extension shortly before its 2022 race.

Fans invade the ciruit after the race

Photo by: Mark Sutton / Motorsport Images

Fans invade the ciruit after the race

Emilia Romagna Grand Prix - Imola: 2025

The Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari in Imola is on the Formula 1 calendar until at least 2025. The Italian circuit returned to the schedule during the COVID-19 crisis and secured a multi-year contract. Flooding cancelled the 2023 event which could see its deal extended a year as a result but that is yet to be confirmed.

Dutch Grand Prix - Zandvoort: 2025

The Dutch Grand Prix at Circuit Zandvoort had a contract until the end of 2023, with an option to extend the deal for another two years. Following an attendance of 305,000 people for the 2022 season, the extension until 2025 was announced in December 2022.

Chinese Grand Prix - Shanghai International Circuit: 2025

Although Formula 1 has not raced in China for three seasons now, the championship is firmly intent on returning to Shanghai after the COVID-19 pandemic. In November 2021, the contract was extended until 2025. China is an important market for Formula 1.

Las Vegas Grand Prix - Las Vegas: 2025

Formula 1 has wanted to return to Las Vegas for years and in November 2023 it will finally happen. The race will be held on a new street circuit, which will take the drivers along The Strip, among other places. Another special detail: the race will take place on Saturday night, prime time. The deal is initially for three years, but plans are in place to extend the contract to 10 years.

Azerbaijan Grand Prix - Baku: 2026

The street circuit in Baku has a contract until the end of 2026. Initially, the deal was to expire in 2023, but due to the COVID-19 pandemic, racing was not possible in 2020. At the 2023 event a three-year contract extension was announced.

United States Grand Prix - Circuit of the Americas: 2026

The Circuit of the Americas in Austin will host the Formula 1 race until at least the end of 2026. The deal was extended early 2022. F1 has become hugely popular in recent years, particularly through the Netflix hit series Drive to Survive.

Max Verstappen, Red Bull Racing RB18, Carlos Sainz, Ferrari F1-75, Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes W13, George Russell, Mercedes W13, Lance Stroll, Aston Martin AMR22, Lando Norris, McLaren MCL36, the rest of the field at the start

Max Verstappen, Red Bull Racing RB18, Carlos Sainz, Ferrari F1-75, Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes W13, George Russell, Mercedes W13, Lance Stroll, Aston Martin AMR22, Lando Norris, McLaren MCL36, the rest of the field at the start

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Spanish Grand Prix - Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya: 2026

At the end of 2021, Formula 1 extended its contract with Barcelona for five years, until the end of 2026. The race in the metropolis had long been under pressure due to outdated facilities and lack of financial resources. In the COVID-19 crisis, both parties found each other, with an extension of the deal as a result. However, it was agreed that the complex would be renovated.

Singapore Grand Prix - Marina Bay Street Circuit: 2028

Formula 1 will continue to race on Singapore's unique street circuit in the coming years. The night race is scheduled until 2028. In early 2022, a new seven-year deal was signed. The race was not on the calendar in 2020 and 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Sao Paulo Grand Prix - Interlagos: 2030

F1 announced a new contract with the Interlagos circuit in Sao Paulo at the 2023 event, which will see the series return to the track until the end of 2030. It was previously rumoured that F1 would move to a brand new circuit in Rio de Janeiro, but that project was delayed. 

Austrian Grand Prix - Red Bull Ring: 2030

At the end of 2020 Red Bull advisor Dr Helmut Marko announced that a new, multi-year deal had been signed but the duration was never been formally announced. However, given the race's popularity and importance to Red Bull, it was likely it would remain on the calendar for the next few years.

At the 2023 event a new deal was announced to keep F1 coming to the Red Bull Ring until at least 2030.

Abu Dhabi Grand Prix - Yas Marina Circuit: 2030

In December 2021, Formula 1 announced a multi-year deal with Abu Dhabi. The Yas Marina Circuit, where Max Verstappen won his first F1 world title in 2021 in a nerve-racking finale, will host F1 until at least the end of 2030. It is expected that the circuit will also host the season finale in the coming years.

Saudi Arabian Grand Prix - Jeddah Cornice Circuit: 2030

The Formula 1 race in Saudi Arabia is on the calendar at least until the end of 2030. The country has signed a 10-year deal with the sport. In the first few years the street circuit in Jeddah will be used for racing, after that a brand new complex in Qaddiya will become the venue.

 

Canadian Grand Prix - Circuit Gilles Villeneuve: 2031

The semi-street circuit in Montreal will remain on the Formula 1 calendar until 2031. In March 2017, a multi-year contract was signed until the end of 2029. However, F1 could not travel to Canada in 2020 and 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. These years were added to the existing contract, which now runs until 2031.

Miami Grand Prix - Miami International Autodrome: 2031

Formula 1 travelled to Miami for the first time in 2022. Despite uncertainty about the spectacle, ticket sales and the quality of the circuit, a 10-year contract was signed even before the first race. This means that the race in Miami is on the programme at least until 2031.

Hungarian Grand Prix - Hungaroring: 2032

The Hungaroring has been the venue for the Hungarian Formula 1 race since 1986. The current contract runs until the end of 2032 after a five-year contract extension was announced at the 2023 event. The circuit is set to undergo significant development.

Qatar Grand Prix - Losail: 2032

Qatar appeared on the calendar for the first time in 2021, replacing the scrapped Australian GP. A 10-year contract was agreed before the first race. No F1 race will be held in 2022 due to the FIFA World Cup, but after that a GP will be held in Qatar every year. In the first few years this will be at the circuit in Losail, but a brand new complex is being built.

Bahrain Grand Prix - Bahrain International Circuit: 2036

The race with the longest running Formula 1 contract is the Bahrain GP. This race is on the calendar until at least 2036. The deal was announced in February 2022. Never before in the history of F1 has a contract with such a duration been concluded. 

Australian Grand Prix - Albert Park: 2037

Formula 1 has visited Melbourne annually since 1996, with the exception of the COVID-19 years 2020 and 2021. Despite an ongoing contract until the end of 2025, a new deal was negotiated. This was announced in June 2022, with an extension until as late as 2035. In that period the Australian Grand Prix will be on the calendar at least five times as the season opener. In December 2022 it emerged the deal had been extended by another two years to 2037.

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