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Monaco Secure New GP Deal

Monaco have secured a new deal to host Formula One Grand Prix’s it was revealed this evening.

The event, often labelled “the blue ribband” of F1, was potentially under threat following comments from Bernie Ecclestone that no event on the calendar, not even Monte Carlo was safe from being removed.

However the tight exciting street circuit, which is known for fast and furious races where the cars scrape the barriers through corners like Lowes Hairpin, the Swimming Pool and the infamous tunnel, is now set to be a fixture on the calendar until 2020.

The new 10 years deal was confirmed in London this morning, with next years Grand Prix date for Monaco being set as the 29th May.


One response

  1. Marisa R

    WOW! this track is going to be amazing for the f1 races!! Monaco did a great sell with this one. And they signed a ten year plan til 2020… smart

    August 16, 2010 at 5:27 am

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