El Circuit of Barcelona-Catalonia will host the Spanish Grand Prix de F1 but also 2026 after the agreement reached between the organization of the championship and the Catalan authorities, who had approved the negotiation that has come to fruition.
"Formula 1 is pleased to announce that we have renewed our contract with the Circuit de BarcelonaCatalunya for the Spanish Grand Prix until 2026", the Formula 1 organization said in a statement.
As part of the new agreement, improvements will be made to the track and facilities before the next race, scheduled for the May 22th 2022, including updates and improvements towards the circuit's ambitious sustainability plans.
The President and CEO of Formula 1, Stefano domenicali, he claimed to be "charmed" with this agreement. “We are delighted to announce this agreement with the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya. I want to thank the authorities for their enthusiasm and commitment to keep Formula 1 in Barcelona. We will continue to see national heroes like Fernando Alonso and Carlos Sainz closely ", contributed.
For his part, the Minister for Business and President of the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, Roger Torrent, celebrated the renewal of the contract. "This renovation includes a mutual commitment clause to help us turn the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya into a model and world benchmark for sustainability applied to this type of facility", argument.
"We want the circuit to become an exponent of the green transformation and the adaptation of infrastructures to the demands of the climate emergency", contributed in this regard.