Formula 1 will continue to race at Spa-Francorchamps for at least the next two seasons after extending its contract with the Belgian circuit by a single year again.
Max Verstappen has spoken up for the Spa-Francorchamps circuit in Belgium which has faced criticism over its safety standards since the death of Dilano Van ’T Hoff last weekend.
Formula 1 drivers welcomed the confirmation the series will return to Spa-Francorchamps next year following the revisions made to the track.
Max Verstappen is concerned Spa-Francorchamps may drop off the Formula 1 schedule as the series chases more lucrative events on street circuits.
The operators of the Spa-Francorchamps have completed the first phase of the track renovations ahead of the 2022 season.
The Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps has shared new images of extensive work being done to run-off areas and spectator grandstands.
Spectators who attended this year’s Belgian Grand Prix, which was abandoned after three laps behind the Safety Car in heavy rain, will not be offered refunds on the cost of their tickets.
McLaren drivers Carlos Sainz Jnr and Lando Norris have praised plans to restore gravel traps to several corners at Spa-Francorchamps.
Kimi Raikkonen says the challenge has been restored to Spa’s signature Eau Rouge corner but he expects it to be less difficult than last year.