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Interlagos to be dropped from 2020 calendar

The Brazilian Grand Prix will move to a new purpose-built track in Rio de Janeiro from 2020 according to the country's president. Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro announced in a press conference that the move will happen in 2020, stating that a deal had been signed with Rio’s governor Wilson Witzel and mayor Marcelo Crivella for the construction of a new circuit in the western Deodoro district. It is believed the new track may be named after Formula 1 legend and national treasure Ayrton Senna. Speaking to reporters, Bolsonaro said: “The management of F1 has decided to maintain a Grand Prix in Brazil, but Sao Paulo has become impractical because of the event’s public financial...
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