The Imola Grand Prix returned to the Formula One calendar last year, after an absance of fourteen years. In the current Formula 1 championship, drivers also got the opportunity to race at the historic venue and now the organisation hopes to continue this in the coming years.
The Autodromo Internazionale Enzo e Dino Ferrari was not on the racing calendar for a long time but returned to it due to the corona virus. The Emilia-Romagna region liked the race very much and hopes to keep the event on the Formula 1 calendar in the near future.
Imola GP wants permanent place on calendar
Stefano Bonaccini is very confident in the work made by the organisation is doing behind the scenes. “As a region, we have been successful for some time when it comes to bringing in sporting events of the highest calibre,” the president told Motorsport.com. “And I hope that soon we will have a regular round in the Formula 1 World Championship at the Imola circuit.” – he explained.
“We have submitted a proposal to the government following the race in 2020 and 2021. The idea is to have a permanent place on the calendar from 2022, for many years to come. I hope to receive a positive response to this soon. It would be a historic and fantastic achievement and it would be great for all the fans and residents of Imola and Emilia-Romagna.” – Emilia Romagna Governor Stefano Bonaccini concluded.