The Azerbaijan Grand Prix will remain on the Formula 1 calendar until at least the 2026 season after the series announced a contract extension with the Baku race promoters.
The Azerbaijan Grand Prix will remain on the F1 calendar until at least 2024, but its promoter ruled out a date swap with Turkey this year.
Formula 1 has cancelled three races as a result of the pandemic. The grands prix at Azerbaijan, Suzuka and Singapore not go ahead this year.
The Azerbaijan Grand Prix promoters have extended their F1 race deal by three years but have not taken up their full five-year option.
The Baku F1 race promoters face a June deadline to decide whether to extend their Azerbaijan Grand Prix contract.
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