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Azerbaijan to host 2016 Grand Prix of Europe

David Coulthard performs on Flag Square before a 2012 F1 Showrun in Baku Azerbaijan's Formula 1 debut, originally planned for next year, has been delayed to 2016 with a ‘Grand Prix of Europe' scheduled for Baku, local organisers said on Friday. 'I am delighted to officially announce that we have signed a contract to bring Formula One racing to Baku in 2016,' Azad Rahimov, the country's minister for youth and sport, said in a statement issued at the Hungarian Grand Prix. 'The deal to bring Formula One racing to Baku is a very significant new chapter in our ongoing success to attract the world's largest sporting events to our country.' Formula One's commercial supremo Bernie Ecclestone...
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