The authorities of Amsterdam and Rotterdam has ruled out the possibility of holding a Formula 1 race on urban routes, at least in the short term, according to AUTOSPORT.
This week it became known that the commercial Director of F1 Sean Bratches visited the Netherlands to assess the possibility of organizing phase. The main option was called Amsterdam and Rotterdam, but in the city hall of both cities assured that there was no negotiating.
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“The race should take place on the track, not in the historical centre of the city”, – said the representative of Amsterdam.
Deputy mayor Eric van der Burg, expressed a similar view, writing on Twitter: “Race in Amsterdam? Would be great, but only for this is the Speedway”.
In Rotterdam, in turn, said that in the next three years the city will not be able to host Formula 1 Grand Prix due to construction works in the centre.
“Nobody asked us about race, so negotiation was not, – said the representative of Rotterdam. – In any case in the next three years it is impossible due to the reconstruction.
Also, judging by the experience of the show, City Racing, many do not like such events because of the noise”.
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