Date of next Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix to be mulled
Baku, Azerbaijan, May 11
By Elchin Mehdiyev – Trend:
Talks will be held with the Formula 1 leadership to determine date of the next Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix, Nigar Arpadarai, the director of marketing and public relations at the Baku City Circuit (BCC) Operational Committee, told Trend on May 11.
"We want the race to be held in June. However, exact decision has not been made yet. What is known for sure is that Azerbaijan Grand Prix will definitely take place next year. But, the exact date is still unknown, date will be set following the negotiations, " Arpadarai said.
She noted that Azerbaijan Grand Prix 2018 was held in April in connection with the 100th anniversary of the Azerbaijan Democratic Republic this year.
"We proposed to hold the 2018 race in April with a view not to interfere with other events. But, we want the race to be held in June next year," Arpadarai said.
The 2018 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix was held in Baku on April 27-29. Lewis Hamilton from MERCEDES won the Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix in Baku.