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Azerbaijan to host European Grand Prix from 2016

Red Bull/Getty Images Azerbaijan has confirmed that it will host the European Grand Prix from 2016, after signing a deal with Bernie Ecclestone. It was reported earlier in the year that a race around the streets of Baku could be held as early as 2015, but on Friday it was confirmed that the city will host the European Grand Prix, starting in 2016. It will be the first time the European Grand Prix title has been used since Valencia in 2012. The race will be based around Azadliq Square in the country's capital, close to the Caspian Sea. "I am delighted to officially announce that we have signed a contract to bring Formula 1 racing to Baku in 2016," said Azerbaijan's Minister of...
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