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Mexico threatens from the F1 calendar to disappear

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The Mexican GP is threatening again from the F1 calendar to disappear by the Mexican government, the state aid for the event would stop.

In 2015, returned to Mexico after years of absence back on the F1 calendar and the race on the Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez belongs since then to the most popular among the fans. The grandstands around the circuit are fully packed and especially the stadiongedeelte. for a unique atmosphere.

At the end of this year the contract with the Formula 1, however, and that means also that the race in the discussion. Especially because the Mexican government is said to be the state aid for the event would like to delete. That state aid would be about 20 million dollar amounts.

“What 2020, the federal government is no longer committed to this contribution,” said Claudia Sheinbaum, the head of the government in Mexico City, in front of ‘El Financiero’.

According to Sheinbaum, the elections of last year after the reorganization of the government’s other priorities to be laid.

“The government wants to make the most of its resources are spent on the complete the tourist Mayan-train,” which Sheinbaum refers to infrastructure projects where a railroad is built, and which enormously cost a lot of money.

In spite of all of this would be the organization of the GP of Mexico this year are not in danger.

“The F1 race in 2019 is going to take place because the previous government, the funds already committed.”

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