The fight to cling on to an F1 calendar place

The fight to cling on to an F1 calendar place

There will be casualties in Formula 1's calendar revamp, and five grands prix with huge history are battling to keep their places on the schedule for 2020 as Zandvoort and Hanoi arrive. Only three will make it

The confirmation of the return of the Dutch Grand Prix in 2020, following on from last November's announcement of a new race in Vietnam, means two existing Formula 1 events will be dropped next season.

We know that because F1 CEO Chase Carey is adamant that we will still have a 21-race calendar in 2020, with any possible expansion beyond that number postponed for at least another year.

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