Mexico City /
Formula 1 will continue for a long time! This Thursday great news was announced for sports lovers in our country, since the Mexican Grand Prix will continue for three more years in the calendar; namely, until 2025 at the Hermanos Rodríguez Autodrome, with the possibility of expanding this link in the future.
The announcement was made official a few days before the GP
Just a few days before the 2022 edition runs before hundreds of thousands of followers of the Great Motoring Circus, Mr. Alejandro Soberón, who is Director of CIE and of the Capital Grand Prixmade the announcement with particular thanks to the Head of Government, Claudia Sheinbaum.
“Thanks to the leadership of Dr. Sheinbaum and the capital city government, The Mexico City Grand Prix will remain on the Formula 1 calendar until 2025. Maintaining this for three more years is the result of a coordinated effort to preserve an event that benefits the capital and excites thousands of fans,” he reported.
Soberón gave some data on what the return of Formula 1 to national territory has meant since 2015ensuring that in the previous seven years the economic benefit in CDMX and its surroundings exceeds 89 billion pesos20,000 of those in 2021 alone, in addition to generating more than 57,000 permanent and temporary jobs.
“I hope and I imagine that Formula 1 will continue here for many years, but they are cases that are built every day. I think it is a collective effort,” he added.
F1 is important for CDMX: Sheinbaum
The Head of Government, in addition to celebrating the extension of the contract with F1, highlighted that since they came to the government, the Grand Prix of Mexico City has been carried out without public moneyas was done in the first five years of the contract signed by the Federal Government, then headed by Enrique Peña Nieto.
said it is a group of 40 businessmen who have invested so that Formula 1 remains in the capital and that the government under his charge only helps with logistics and service work for the thousands of fans who will gather at the Autodromo Hermanos Rodríguez this weekend.
“Formula 1 is very important for Mexico City. Since we came to the Government we gave it a special feature, that Formula 1 could be carried out with the participation of businessmen. We seek the sponsorship of many businessmen who benefit from this show and who are interested in this type of event taking place and the great announcement is that Formula 1 is guaranteed until 2025“, he concluded.