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Melbourne’s Formula 1 hosting agreement extended to 2035

The F1 Grand Prix of Australia at Melbourne Grand Prix Circuit, April 2022. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

Formula 1 has agreed a new 10-year hosting deal with its current race promoter in Melbourne, meaning a Grand Prix will take place in the Australian city until at least 2035.

The current deal with the Australian Grand Prix Corporation (AGPC) expires in 2025. Melbourne has hosted Formula 1 since 1996. Other Australian cities including Adelaide and Sydney had expressed interest in taking the race.

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