Miami and China established to host dash functions in 2024
Just times following the period-closing Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, Method One particular has introduced the 6 venues that will host dash functions all through the 2024 period.
The 2024 F1 calendar is established to incorporate 6 dash race weekends, which is the exact variety as this 12 months. The activity has disclosed that the places of the 2024 dash functions have been chosen in a way that the Dash calendar functions “circuits which inspire overtaking and make for shut and entertaining racing.”
Austria and Brazil are established to host their 3rd F1 Dash, with Austin and Qatar returning for a next 12 months. The Chinese Grand Prix will not only return to the F1 calendar following a a few-12 months hiatus, but it will host its 1st-at any time dash weekend. Internet hosting its 3rd-at any time F1 race, Miami will be part of the F1 Dash line up for the 1st time.
F1 has supposed to spice up the regular routine in a way that every single working day of a grand prix weekend features a aggressive session in that motorists struggle for starting up positions or can rating details. The activity observed: “because its introduction in 2021, the F1 Dash has experienced a good effects on viewers figures, particularly on Friday in contrast to common Free of charge Follow periods, and has presented promoters and admirers with additional aggressive on-observe motion at the 6 functions. For instance, at the Azerbaijan GP the broadcast viewers for Qualifying was +eighty three% vs 2022 Free of charge Follow two session, +139% for the US GP, +34% for the Belgium GP*.”
Talking of the dash routine, Stefano Domenicali, President and CEO of Method one, reported: “I am delighted to announce 6 enjoyable venues for future season’s F1 Dash functions, together with two new hosts China and Miami, both equally of which will be excellent additions and offer wonderful racing for all our admirers at the race and looking at at house.
“Given that its development in 2021, the Dash has been regular in offering greater audiences on Tv set, extra on observe amusement for the admirers at functions and greater supporter engagement on social and electronic platforms, and we are searching ahead to the enjoyable functions future 12 months.”
Commenting on the dash calendar, Mohammed Ben Sulayem, President of the FIA, extra: “I’m delighted to affirm the 6 Dash functions for future period and am searching ahead to the return of 4 host venues that have presented some thrilling motion in the Sprints this 12 months.
“The addition of Shanghai will be a problem for the groups and motorists as Method one heads back again to China for the 1st time because 2019, whilst a Dash in Miami will insert a new dimension to an enthralling weekend. We should consistently acquire and adapt to make certain we are undertaking what is greatest for the activity, and as this kind of we are functioning with FOM and the groups to determine the foreseeable future course of the Dash structure.”
Additionally, the activity has verified that attainable sporting improvements may possibly occur into power with regards to the dash functions. On the other hand, the Sporting Advisory Committee will explore opportunity improvements to the Dash structure at the 1st conference of 2024, with a proposal to be introduced to the F1 Fee for thing to consider.
It is considered that the routine could possibly go by way of some tweaks, with Friday established to activity the observe session and the dash shootout. Saturday then could possibly incorporate the 100km sprint in advance of motorists chase the greatest lap situations in the principal qualifying session, with the grand prix by itself established to just take location on Sunday.
Introducing the 2024 #F1Sprint Calendar! 👊Six venues will host F1 Dash functions all through the 2024 FIA Method one Globe Championship period.#F1 #Formula1 pic.twitter.com/Sv2GOjsWb6
— Method one (@F1) December five, 2023