Formula 1 is experiencing an unparalleled expansion process throughout the world thanks to the popularity of the highest category of motorsports, which is why many countries want to host a grand prix. The calendar, despite the fact that it has more and more races, has a limit that several circuits want to fill, and other historic layouts are in danger, so how many years does each event have left on the contract?
Current Formula 1 grand prix contract years
|Formula 1 Grand Prix||Circuit||Contract end year|
|Belgian Grand Prix||Spa-Francorchamps||2022|
|Monaco Grand Prix||Monaco||2022|
|French Grand Prix||Paul Ricard||2022|
|Mexican Grand Prix||Rodriguez Brothers||2023|
|Dutch Grand Prix||Zandvoort||2023* (*option of 2 more years)|
|Japanese Grand Prix||Suzuka||2024|
|Italian Grand Prix||Monza||2024|
|British Grand Prix||Silverstone||2024|
|Azerbaijan Grand Prix||baku||2024|
|Brazilian Grand Prix||interlagos||2025|
|Emilia-Romagna Grand Prix||Imola||2025|
|Chinese Grand Prix||Shanghai||2025|
|Las Vegas Grand Prix||Las Vegas||2025|
|United States Grand Prix||Austin||2026|
|Spanish Grand Prix||Barcelona||2026|
|Gran Premio de Hungary||Hungaroring||2027|
|Singapore Grand Prix||Singapore||2028|
|Abu Dhabi Grand Prix||yas marina||2030|
|Saudi Arabian Grand Prix||Jeddah and Qaddiya||2030|
|Canadian Grand Prix||Montreal||2031|
|Miami Grand Prix||Miami||2031|
|Qatar Grand Prix||Doha||2032|
|Australian Grand Prix||Albert Park||2035|
|Bahrain Grand Prix||sakhir||2036|
|Austrian Grand Prix||red bull ring||unconfirmed|
Belgian Grand Prix – Spa-Francorchamps (2022)
The contract for the Belgian Grand Prix at the emblematic Spa-Francorchamps track expires after the 2022 event, and there is a lot of pressure on whether the organizers will continue to host a Formula 1 event beyond this season due to the entry of more countries to the Great Circus. Despite the modifications to improve facilities and security, it will be months of tough negotiations.
Monaco Grand Prix – Monaco (2022)
The future of the most mythical race in Formula 1 is also uncertain. The contract has already ended because the appointment was held in May, and they have not yet reached any new agreement, although the organizers insist that the signature is only missing to have three or five more years of the fastest single-seaters in the world on its streets. It seems that money is the key that opens the contract for Monaco, although Formula 1 has a nearby city, Nice, on the radar for an urban grand prix.
French Grand Prix – Paul Ricard (2022)
In France, the contract also expires in 2022, and the race at the Paul Ricard circuit has a lot of pressure on it due to the little interest it arouses from fans and drivers. The accesses to the track are not the best either, and although it is possible that it alternates with other venues, one option is that it leaves the calendar when its agreement ends.
Dutch Grand Prix – Zandvoort (2023)
The Dutch Grand Prix at Circuit Zandvoort is under contract until the end of 2023, with an option to extend the deal for a further two years. Given the success of the first edition after its return in 2021, it seems like a mere formality for Formula 1 to make the extension effective until the end of 2025, but nothing is that simple in the Great Circus.
Mexican Grand Prix – Rodríguez Brothers (2023)
After the next season, Mexico will have to find a solution to retain its popular grand prize. As in 2020 they could not host the race due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the contract was extended for one more year, that is, until 2023, but they will have to work so that Formula 1 continues to go to a country that lives with great intensity the category.
Japanese Grand Prix – Suzuka (2024)
The Suzuka circuit has been present on the calendar since 1987 with a hiatus between 2007 and 2008, when Formula 1 went to Fuji. Those responsible for the Great Circus extended the contract of the Japanese event last year, so they will visit the country of the Rising Sun until the end of 2024, and one of the reasons could be the growth and interest of its fans.
Italian Grand Prix – Monza (2024)
The Italian Grand Prix is one of the obligatory ones in a Formula 1 world championship, especially for Monza, the home of Ferrari and the tifosi . The contract for this mythical track is valid until the end of 2024, and it seems that the investments to improve its facilities are paying off, although its future has always been highly questionable.
British Grand Prix – Silverstone (2024)
The track that gave birth to Formula 1 in 1950 has been present in almost all editions of the world championship, and the agreement signed in 2019 will see the cars visit the English circuit until at least 2024. Silverstone has historical value incredible, and it would be a shame to get rid of it in the future.
Azerbaijan Grand Prix – Baku (2024)
The urban layout of Baku enjoys an agreement with Formula 1 until the end of 2024. Initially, it was going to be until 2023, but the pandemic caused the 2020 edition not to be held, with which an extension of a year more.
Grand Prix of Brazil – Interlagos (2025)
The contract between Interlagos and Formula 1 in Sao Paulo is valid until the end of 2025, and although it was widely rumored that the category would leave for a new circuit in Rio de Janeiro, they extended their agreement at the end of 2020.
Grand Prix of Emilia-Romagna – Imola (2025)
The Imola circuit will be on the calendar until the end of the 2025 Formula 1 season, as the Italian circuit has benefited from its substitute role due to the pandemic to carve out a permanent niche for itself with a multi-year contract.
Las Vegas Grand Prix – Las Vegas (2025)
Formula 1 has been wanting a race in the city of Las Vegas for years, and it will become a reality in November 2023. The event will be held on an urban circuit around The Strip and other emblematic places, and what is most striking is that It will be played on Saturday night, in prime time in the US, until the end of 2025.
Chinese Grand Prix – Shanghai (2025)
The appointment in the country with the most inhabitants in the world has been off the calendar for three seasons due to the pandemic, although his contract is still valid. The Chinese Grand Prix will be in Formula 1 until the end of 2025, although it seems that his agreement will be extended by having the first driver of this nationality on the grid, Guanyu Zhou.
United States Grand Prix – Austin (2026)
Austin will be the stage to host the United States Grand Prix until the end of 2026. The contract was extended at the beginning of this course, and coincides with the exponential expansion that the category has had in the country of stars and stripes thanks to the successful Netflix series ‘ Drive to Survive ‘.
Spanish Grand Prix – Barcelona (2026)
At the end of the 2021 season, Formula 1 renewed the contract with Barcelona for five more years, that is, until the end of 2026. The appointment in Barcelona had been under scrutiny for a long time due to criticism of the facilities, but as part of the agreement, they promised to renovate the complex.
Hungarian Grand Prix – Hungaroring (2027)
The Hungaroring circuit is the scene of the Hungarian Grand Prix since 1986, and will still enjoy more courses hosting a Formula 1 race, until the end of 2027. The previous agreement extended until 2026, but a campaign was extended due to in 2020 it was held behind closed doors due to the pandemic.
Singapore Grand Prix – Singapore (2028)
Formula 1 will continue to compete on the unique and complicated urban layout of Singapore until the end of 2028. The night event signed a seven-season agreement, and since the 2020 and 2021 grands prix were not contested, you will be able to see how the single-seaters return from this 2022.
Abu Dhabi Grand Prix – Yas Marina (2030)
In December of last year, Formula 1 announced a multi-year agreement with Abu Dhabi for the Yas Marina circuit, where Max Verstappen won his first world title after a heart-stopping finish, to host the category until 2030.
Saudi Arabian Grand Prix – Jeddah and Qaddiya (2030)
The Formula 1 race in the city of Jeddah has been on the calendar twice, but as was known even before the first Saudi Arabian Grand Prix, the category will move to a new complex in Qaddiya in a few years. Regardless of the track they visit, the Middle Eastern country will have a World Cup date until the end of 2030.
Canadian Grand Prix – Montreal (2031)
The Montreal circuit will host Formula 1 until the end of the 2031 season. In March 2017, a multi-year contract was signed until 2029, but since the pandemic caused the 2020 and 2021 appointments not to be run, the editions that were not disputed were added to the current agreement.
Miami Grand Prix – Miami (2031)
The city on the American coast hosted a Formula 1 Grand Prix in 2022, and despite doubts about the show it offered, the quality of the circuit and ticket sales, the Miami circuit is guaranteed its presence on the calendar until the end of 2031 thanks to a decade-long agreement.
Qatar Grand Prix – Doha (2032)
The Middle Eastern country made its debut in Formula 1 in the 2021 season as a substitute for the Australian Grand Prix. They agreed a decade-long deal before they debuted on the calendar, but with a year’s respite to celebrate the World Cup, they will be present every year in motorsport’s top flight until 2032.
Australian Grand Prix – Albert Park (2035)
Formula 1 has visited Albert Park uninterruptedly since 1996, with the exceptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 and 2021. Despite having a contract in force until the end of 2025, they negotiated its renewal, which was made effective until 2035, with the condition that they open the course at least five times.
Bahrain Grand Prix – Sakhir (2036)
The race with the longest contract in Formula 1 history is the Bahrain Grand Prix. The agreement that makes them have a World Cup test until 2036 was announced in February of this year.
Austrian Grand Prix – Red Bull Ring (Unconfirmed)
The only appointment for which the duration of the contract is unknown is the Austrian Grand Prix. The Red Bull Ring circuit has a contract, at least, until 2022, since this year’s race will be held, and it is only known, thanks to the words of the energy drink team’s adviser, Helmut Marko , that they have an agreement multi-year from the end of 2020.