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Monaco not ready to give up Grand Prix despite new American races, Miami GP and Las Vegas GP


The iconic Monaco Grand Prix is ​​going nowhere despite an explosion of American interest in Formula 1, according to Automobile Club de Monaco president Michel Boeri.

Formula 1 has grown in popularity in recent years, particularly in the United States, which has seen the Miami Grand Prix added for the 2022 season, with Las Vegas also having a race from 2023.

The American influx has put a number of iconic venues around the world at risk of losing their races, with Belgium, France, Monaco and Mexico entering the final year of their deals.

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However, according to Boeri, Monaco has no intention of abandoning the race which it has held every calendar year since 1955 except 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

“It has been suggested that Liberty Media’s demands were too excessive for Monaco and that the Grand Prix would no longer take place,” Boeri told the French magazine. Auto Weekly.

“That’s not true. We are still in talks with them and now we have to make it happen by signing a contract.

“I can guarantee you that after 2022 the grand prix will continue to take place.

“I don’t know if the contract will be for three or five years, but that’s a detail.”

The next race on the Formula 1 calendar is April 24, at the Emilia-Romagna Grand Prix at Imola.

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