Grand Prix racing on the streets of London, the idea that makes Formula 1 drool

times Tuesday reveals that the London Grand Prix installed at the Royal Docks could quickly see daylight.

Gil Vestur

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London is soon on the Formula 1 calendar. panoramic

Formula 1 Grand Prix on the streets of London, the idea could make the American disciplinarians drool for more exciting locations to stage the races. After Las Vegas, the last big urban race of the calendar (November 19), the UK capital is seriously considering organizing an event. The Times reported that the city proposed a circular plan And talks between London and Liberty Media, F1’s commercial rights holders, are well underway.

Floating stands and hospitality

What could the London Grand Prix look like next? According to The Times, it will be painted in the Royal Docks area east of the city. The track will be approximately 5.7 kilometers long and will include 22 turns. 92,000 spectators can attend the event, which is specially installed on floating platforms. Other floating buildings can serve as places for hospitality and entertainment. This circle will be temporary. The Times reported an investment that could reach 250 million pounds, funded by private funds.

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Draft arrival in the calendar in 2026

One of the project managers, Max Farrell, evokes the arrival of the Grand Prix for the 2026 season, and construction work is estimated at 24 months. It remains to be seen if this event will jeopardize the existence of another historic meeting, the British Grand Prix, at the site of Motorsport’s heartland, Silverstone.

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