The future of the British Grand Prix at Silverstone remains uncertain despite reports two months ago claiming a deal to keep it on the F1 calendar was close.
BRDC members were told no agreement has been signed with F1 yet but “constructive” negotiations are continuing between the race promoters and Liberty Media.
The last British Grand Prix in its current contract will take place on July 14th. The BRDC activated an exit clause in its contract to negotiate new terms following this year’s grand prix. However the additions of races in Vietnam and the Netherlands to the 2020 F1 calendar has put pressure on the remaining calendar spaces.
Silverstone is one of five races on this year’s schedule which is out of contract at the end of 2019. The future of the races at the Circuit de Catalunya, Hockenheimring, Monza and Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez. However the Italian Grand Prix promoters are understood to have agreed terms to keep their race on the calendar.
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