Catalunya government approves 2019 Spanish GP fee | RaceFans Round-up

In the round-up: Plans for next year’s Spanish Grand Prix are proceeding but its current deal expires after the 2019 F1 season.

2019 Spanish Grand Prix

Max Verstappen, Zandvoort, 2017Hanoi and Zandvoort: Well-timed good news for LibertyThe government of Catalunya has given formal approval to pay the race hosting fee for the 2019 Spanish Grand Prix. The fee has to be signed off each year once the 2019 race calendar has been approved.

The 2019 race is the last in the Circuit de Catalunya’s current contract to host the race, which it has held every year since 1991.

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