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Rio de Janeiro track layout revealed as city bids to host Formula 1

The proposed layout for the new Rio de Janeiro-based circuit has been revealed as the city bids to replace Sao Paulo as the host of the Brazilian Formula 1 race. Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro recently stated that Rio would host the race from 2020 onwards at a new purpose-built facility on the site of a disused military base. Although the date seems unlikely given Sao Paulo's Interlagos track has a contract for next season, the race could well happen in 2021 if construction goes ahead as planned. Rio's city hall is keen to get things moving and this week appointed Rio Motorsports – a US-based consortium of companies – with the challenge of realising the...
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