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How the dream of the Finnish Formula One Grand Prix fell apart

The dream of hosting Formula 1 Grands Prix and MotoGP at Finland's KymiRing has been shattered in recent months. The owners of the newly built circuit have gone bankrupt and are now suffering the same fate as two other Scandinavian circuit owners. Where did it go wrong? Article continues under ad In the summer of 2020, the first MotoGP race should have been held at the KymiRing. That plan could not go ahead due to construction problems: just two months before the event the paddock, access roads and the ambulance lane had not been asphalted. For that reason Dorna decided together with the FIM and IRTA to cancel the first Finnish Grand Prix in forty years. Also the following years the event...
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