Dutch Grand Prix to return to F1 calendar next year
|CTVnews 14 May 2019 at 07:47|
It s not clear when the race would slot into the already packed calendar, which also has a new race in Vietnam confirmed for 2020, but F1 organizers said Zandvoort will host races until at least 2022.
Red Bull driver Max Verstappen, who is Dutch, is in third place in the F1 standings and has a large and devoted fan base in the Netherlands.
"With the popularity of Max Verstappen I m sure there will be a huge number of fans in attendance," FIA president Jean Todt said. "There is now a lot of preparation needed to bring the circuit up to the required safety standards to host a Formula One race."
The last driver to win an F1 race at the Zandvoort track was Niki Lauda, then a driver for McLaren and now the non-executive chairman of the Mercedes team.