Sadiq Khan, Mayor of London, wants a Formula 1 race through the streets of the UK capital ASAP. Earlier this year, Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff also indicated that he thought this was a good idea.
In the past, there was talk of a Grand Prix race on the streets of London. A big demo actually took place in 2017 under the name F1 Live and two years ago Red Bull F1 boss Christian Horner also indicated he thought it was a good idea. a few months ago slot Wolf stuck to the thought.
London Mayor Sadiq Khan also sees the Grand Prix race in his city. In an interview with Standard It was about all kinds of sports that Khan wanted to bring to London. He wants the Olympics back and the Tour de France should also visit London. An enthusiastic Khan now wants to add Formula 1 to those plans: “We are talking to F1 and they are very responsive. The truth is that the world champion is British. Lewis Hamilton is a symbol of our nation and the sport. It would be great to host a race in the capital and to have both London and Silverstone on board. Calendar “.
Khan would like it to be settled quickly. “I think next year will be very early, but I am very impressed with the people in Formula 1 and I want to have the GP there as soon as possible.”