Hungaroring plans track tweaks and new deal to 2021

2012 F1 seasonPosted on | Author Keith Collantine

Start, Hungaroring, 2010Bernie Ecclestone has met with representatives of the Hungaroring to discuss an extension of the race’s contract until the 2021 season.

A circuit representative told F1 Fanatic the race organisers hope to conclude a deal covering to 2017 to 2021 seasons next year.

Potential alterations to the Hungaroring’s layout to improve overtaking opportunities were discussed at the meeting, with the possibility of F1 drivers giving their input into any changes. The circuit was last altered in 2003.

Improvements to medical and spectator facilities at the track are also planned.

Hungary held its first Grand Prix in 1986. The new contract would see it remain on the calendar for a total of 36 seasons.

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