The city Council of long beach began to study the possibility of holding a Formula 1 Grand Prix in the near future.
The track from 1976 to 1983 took the United States Grand Prix-West. Then the triumph was celebrated Clay Regazzoni, Mario Andretti, Carlos Reutemann and Gilles Villeneuve. The winner of the last F1 race in long beach was John Watson, speaking for McLaren.
Since 1984, an updated route of long beach has become an annual race in the IndyCar calendar.
The last race in long beach took place two weeks ago, and the victory went to canadian James Hinchcliffe.
Last year long beach also took the sixth stage of the championship of Formula E.
But now, city officials decide whether to continue to carry out the stages of the IndyCar or, on the contrary, Formula 1. On Tuesday, the Council signed a one-year contract worth $ 150,000 with KPMG Corporate Finance LLC, to resolve this issue.
It is known that in 2015 the Formula 1 representatives addressed the Council about the phase, after which Council members asked potential promoters of F1 and IndyCar to submit their proposals.
The Association “Grand Prix of long beach” and the world championship car California presented their answers at the end of 2016.
News site long beach reports that KPMG will consider both promoters to fulfill his contract. The Council wants to know what benefit will bring to the city every event, therefore, will analyze the costs and benefits for each option.
The current contract on carrying out of stages of the IndyCar expires at the end of 2018.
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