Why F1 needs heritage races

Why F1 needs heritage races

It's rare for a country with a Formula 1 history to join to the calendar in the modern day, but LAWRENCE BARRETTO believes the Mexican GP is the right sort of addition to the schedule

Formula 1 isn't short of countries wanting to host a race. In recent times, Russia, Korea, China, Bahrain and, from next season, Azerbaijan, have paid big money to have that honour. And with limited space on the calendar, F1's heartland races have faced a battle to keep their place.

So it's heartening that Formula 1's latest addition is a return to an old favourite. This weekend Mexico, 15 times a host before, welcomes F1 back for the first time in 23 years.

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