Japanese Grand Prix extended on multi-year deal

Japanese Grand Prix gets multi-year extension

February 5, 2024

Formula One has announced a five-year extension of the Japanese Grand Prix.

The multi-year extension means that the Suzuka Circuit will remain on the F1 calendar until the 2029 season at least.

The 2023 Japanese Grand Prix attracted around 222,000 fans. 

Stefano Domenicali, President and CEO, Formula One, stated:

Suzuka is a special circuit and part of the fabric of the sport, so I am delighted that F1 will continue to race there until at least 2029. As we prepare to return to Japan earlier than usual this season, l would like to express my huge gratitude to the promoter and team at Honda MobilityLand for supporting our effort towards greater calendar rationalisation as we look to make the sport more sustainable. Our fans in Japan embrace Formula 1 with a unique passion and we look forward to working with the promoter to give fans the experience they deserve for years to come.

Tsuyoshi Saito, President and Representative Director, Honda Mobilityland Corporation, said:

I am pleased that we will be able to continue hosting the Formula 1 Japanese Grand Prix at Suzuka Circuit from 2025 onwards. I would like to express our sincere gratitude to Mr. Stefano Domenicali and other related Formula 1 members. We aim to create a sustainable future and currently we are preparing to welcome many fans for the 2024 Formula 1 Japanese Grand Prix in April, the first time the event will be held in the spring season. We will continue to work together with the local communities and government agencies, including Mie Prefecture and Suzuka City, so that Suzuka can continue to be loved by fans around the world and contribute to the prosperity of motorsports culture and industrial development.

Aditya Chaudhuri

Hailing from the City of Joy, the things that bring me joy are cricket, a good non-tilt CS:GO session, F1 and movies.

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