Mugella Circuit F1 : The race at Ferrari’s Mugello F1 circuit will be known as the Tuscan Grand Prix. It will mark Scuderia Ferrari’s 1000th race in the F1 world championship.
F1 has announced that the Mugello circuit in Italy and the Russian GP at Sochi have been added to 2020. The tally of races is 10 now, with F1 expecting it to be between 15 to 18 this season.
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The Mugello circuit is well-renowned for its MotoGP races, and more importantly, for being owned by Ferrari. It is a test circuit for F1 cars, especially Ferrari, with them testing before the season opener.
The Mugello circuit will also mark Ferrari’s 1000th race in the F1 world championship. It is a landmark race, and Ferrari would be motivated to perform well on their home track. The race is set for September 11-13, one week after the Italian GP in Monza. Mugello is the fourth Italian circuit in F1 history, after Pescara, the iconic Imola, and Monza.
Official Statement on Mugello and Sochi Race Track
“We want to thank the promoters, national authorities, the teams and the FIA for their hard work and support. Fans will be delighted to see Russia host its seventh race at the Sochi Autodrom. Formula 1 cars will race for the first time at the Mugello circuit race track in Italy.”
“We are delighted to announce Mugello and Sochi will be part of the 2020 calendar and want to thank all our partners for their support in recent weeks,” added Chase Carey, Chairman and CEO of Formula 1.
“We had great start to our season in Austria last weekend and we are increasingly confident in our plans to race throughout the remainder of 2020.
“The Russian GP is a major moment and we are looking forward to being back in Sochi in September. We are equally excited to see Formula 1 race for the first time at Mugello, an occasion that will mark Ferrari’s 1000 Grand Prix. Both races will be a huge boost more announcements on the next races coming in the weeks ahead.”