Formula one coming to Zandvoort (Amsterdam beach) after 35 years
Formula 1 is pleased to announce that the Dutch Grand Prix will return to the FIA Formula One World Championship starting in 2020. An agreement has recently been signed between Formula 1 and the Dutch Grand Prix. an association formed by SportVibes, TIG Sports and Circuit Zandvoort, and will last at least three years.
In addition, Heineken, one of the global partners of Formula 1, will be the main sponsor of the event.
Located near the bustling city of Amsterdam, Zandvoort is an important seaside resort in the Netherlands, known for its long beach lined with beautiful coastal dunes that separate the North Sea from the track. The Zandvoort circuit has a long history as a Formula 1 venue and in the coming months the facilities will be rebuilt with the help of the Zandvoort City Council and several other partners. The track and infrastructure will be modified to meet the standards set by the FIA to host a Formula 1 World Championship event.
Max Verstappen, Dutch F1 Super Talent, will be driving a home-match next year.
In the race of 2020, it will be the 31st Grand Prix of the Netherlands that will count as one round of the World Championship. It took place for the first time in 1952, when a Ferrari, driven by Alberto Ascari, won the title of world champion that year. In addition to the Italian, there were 19 other winners, 12 of whom were also world champions. Jim Clark holds the all-time record with four victories under his belt. The last Grand Prix of the Netherlands took place in 1985 and will return next year as the Heineken Grand Prix of the Netherlands 2020.
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