Bulgaria Receives Preliminary Contract for Formula 1 Race

Sports | September 15, 2009, Tuesday // 10:20|  views

It was earlier reported that the contract had been signed for the Bulgarian Grand Prix but it has now become clear that Bulgaria has only just received the preliminary contract from the F1 governing body. Photo by BGNES

The Bulgarian Motorcycle Federation has received the preliminary contract for hosting a Formula One Grand Prix in 2011 or 2012.

It was earlier reported that the contract had been signed for the Bulgarian Grand Prix but it has now become clear that Bulgaria has only just received the preliminary contract from the F1 governing body, motorsport.com reported.

Last Thursday MP from the Bulgarian Socialist Party (and former Interior Minister (2005-2008), Rumen Petkov, who is also the chair of the Organizational Committee for the Bulgarian Grand Prix in motorcycling announced that Bulgaria is going to build a track for Formula 1 and Moto GP races near the capital Sofia.

He said; "We have signed a contract for the Moto GP race, and we also have reached an agreement on a Formula 1 race coming to Bulgaria. We hope that everything will go well, and that we will be able to combine the tracks for the two races in one."

 


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