Technology Malaysia does not rule out Formula 1 return to Sepang

18:15  20 april  2020
18:15  20 april  2020 Source:   formel1.de

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Will Formula 1 drive in Malaysia again in the future? The officials at the Sepang International Circuit do not want to rule out that the premier class will return to the course near Kuala Lumpur at some point. However, a Formula 1 comeback is currently not at the top of the list.

"This is not my top priority at the moment," route manager Azhan Shafriman Hanif told 'Bernama'. "But when the opportunity comes and the offer is good, I support this idea very much."

Most recently, Malaysia did not want to continue the race because the government's entry fee had become too high. There is also a second Grand Prix in the local area, Singapore, which could attract potential spectators.

If you decide to make a comeback, the route manager wants to talk to the government about possible subsidies to be able to pay the entry fees. "But the money has to be worth it for the government and the fans," he emphasizes.

Malaysia made its Formula 1 debut in 1999 and was on the calendar continuously until 2017. With four wins, Sebastian Vettel is a record winner on the track.

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