Government approves 2021 Spanish GP at Barcelona

The Catalan government have given their permission to the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya to agree a 2021 Spanish GP with Formula 1.

The Spanish Grand Prix was already listed on the provisional 2021 calendar to take place on May 9, but a commercial agreement hadn’t yet been reached.

“The Government has authorized the company Circuits de Catalunya SL to sign with the company Formula One World Championship Limited (FOWC) the renewal of the contract for the organization of the Spanish F1 Grand Prix for the year 2021,” read a statement, as quoted by

“The signature guarantees the celebration of the 31st consecutive edition of this event at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, in Montmelo.

“The F1 Grand Prix is an asset that contributes to Catalonia’s position in the world in the fields of tourism and automotive.

“Its continuity will also make it possible to maintain the presence of the circuit in the calendar of the main national and international motor competitions.”