Connect with us

Latest F1 News

2014 Austrian F1 Grand Prix got the green light

Published

on

Austrian Grand Prix circuit, Red Bull Ring aerial view

Austrian Grand Prix circuit, Red Bull Ring aerial view

Finally the Austrian Formula 1 Grand Prix get the approval from local authorities and setting the crowd capacity at 225,000 for the three-days of race weekend.

Earlier to the new agreement, the race-day crowd capacity was set at 40,000, which obviously wouldn’t have been practical for a Formula 1 event.

Already the circuit owner Red Bull was submitted official spot on the 2014 calendar, organisers did not have all the essential local approvals in place.

“I can confirm the grand prix has got permission [to go ahead],” Harald Schnedl of the District Commission Murtalbahn told Austrian’s newspaper, Kleine Zeitung this week.

“The permit allows a maximum of 225,000 visitors over the three days of the race weekend,” he added.

Austria last hosted a round of the Formula 1 World Championship in 2003.

Loading...

Continue Reading
Advertisement
2 Comments

Most Popular

ThisisF1.com is not affiliated with Formula 1, Formula One Management, Formula One Administration, Formula One Licensing BV, Formula One World Championship Ltd or any other organization or entity associated with the official Formula One governing organizations or their shareholders. Copyrighted material used under Fair Use/Fair Comment. All Rights Reserved © 2017 Prime Sport Media