Just ahead of the final race at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg, the Formula 1 have confirmed that the Austrian Grand Prix will remain on the F1 calendar at least until 2030. This update comes just hours prior to the final race in Austria.
The confirmation comes after a new deal with the promoter Projekt Spielberg GmbH & Co KG. The racing authorities had earlier this year announced a four-year extension of the Austrian Grand Prix until 2027, which has now been further extended to 2030.
“I am delighted to announce this news with our exceptional partners in AUstria,” commented Stefano Domenicali, President and CEO of Formula 1. “The race in Austria is a big favourite for the drivers and for all our fans and we are looking forward to many years of excitement and action that are ahead of us,” he added.
The F1 President also dedicated this extension to race at the Red Bull Ring to the vision and passion of Dietrich Mateschitz.
It is to be noted that the home favourite and reigning two-time champion Max Verstappen has won three races at this venue since its return. The Red Bull driver on Saturday, July 1 clinched the Sprint race. Additionally, Nico Rosberg and Valtteri Bottas have secured two wins while Lewis Hamilton and Charles Leclerc also finishing first at this venue.