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F1 2022

How much each circuit on the calendar pays F1

Whilst there are 23 races scheduled on the 2022 F1 calendar, there are a total of 25 circuits that hold contracts with the sport. RacingNews365.com takes a look at how much each track pays to host its Grand Prix.

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The Formula 1 season has become longer and longer in recent years, and the 2022 calendar is set to be the biggest yet, with 23 races scheduled to go ahead. The possibility also exists that this could be extended in years to come.

There are in fact 25 circuits that hold contracts with F1, given that China and Qatar each have an agreement for the future, despite not holding a Grand Prix in 2022. Additionallly, there has been much talk over potential new venues such as Las Vegas.

But how long are the current tracks on the calendar set to remain, and how much are their contracts worth? RacingNews365.com has taken a closer look into the details.

Short-term F1 contracts

There are a number of races for which the long-term future is not yet entirely certain. A handful of circuits are on the calendar this year and have yet to sit down at the negotiating table with Formula 1.

Other circuits are on the schedule, but are still under negotiation and do not have a contract yet. The expectation is that these contracts will all be finalised.

The Belgian Grand Prix, for instance, has a contract up to and including 2022, and a new deal is still being negotiated. The same applies to Monaco, Bahrain, France, Austria and Mexico. Monaco has not yet announced a new contract, but will be on this year's calendar, and nothing is known yet about the following years.

Meanwhile, the Austrian Grand Prix, held at the Red Bull Ring, has an option for a multi-year extension. With Red Bull being the owners of the circuit, it seems a mere formality that this option will be taken up.

The race in Austin also has no new deal yet, and the same applies for Singapore. They are negotiating for the race there but, since they are on the 2022 calendar, a new deal seems a matter of course.

Long-term F1 contracts

There are some venues on the calendar that hold long-term deals with F1, and these are mostly circuits that pay a significant amount to host a Grand Prix. Qatar is one example, which has an agreement for 10 years from 2023.

Qatar pays $55 million per year for its contract, which is the highest amount on the list of contract costs. Others to spend this much include Saudi Arabia and Azerbaijan, whilst China, Abu Dhabi, Bahrain and Russia also all pay a sizeable amount of money.

One addition to the calendar which holds a slightly different agreement is Miami, a new track for 2022 which will remain on the schedule for 10 years. F1 itself is working with the race organisers on this venue, meaning that the sport will take on some of the costs.

Below is an overview of the F1 circuit contracts, together with the fees they pay each year in dollars (if they are on the calendar). This list has been compiled on the basis of extensive discussions with various parties, including the organisers, Formula 1 and the teams themselves.

In all, the hosting fees in 2022 come to a total of around $700 million a year, which is paid to F1.

F1 Grand Prix circuit contracts

Country Circuit Hosting fee ($) Contract ends Comment
Bahrain Sakhir 45 million 2022+ Renewal forthcoming
Saudi Arabia Jeddah 55 million 2025 May move to Qiddiya in the future
Australia Albert Park 35 million 2023
Italy Imola 20 million 2025 Contract not yet signed
United States Miami Collaboration 2031 Circuit still to be approved
Spain Barcelona 25 million 2026
Monaco Monte Carlo 15 million 2021* Is on calendar, renewal being negotiated
Azerbaijan Baku 55 million 2024 Renewed in 2021
Canada Montreal 30 million 2029
France Paul Ricard 22 million 2022
Austria Red Bull Ring 25 million 2022+ Option for multi-year extension
Great Britain Silverstone 25 million 2024
Hungary Hungaroring 40 million 2027
Belgium Spa 22 million 2022 New deal being negotiated
Netherlands Zandvoort 32 million 2023+ Option for two-year extension
Italy Monza 25 million 2024 Renewed in 2020
Russia Sochi 50 million 2025 Held at Igora Drive Circuit from 2023 onwards
Singapore Marina Bay 35 million 2021* Is on calendar, renewal being negotiated
Japan Suzuka 25 million 2024
Mexico H. Rodriguez 25 million 2022
United States Austin 25 million 2021* Is on calendar, renewal being negotiated
Brazil Interlagos 25 million 2025
Abu Dhabi Yas Marina 40 million 2030
China Shanghai 50 million 2025 Returns in 2023
Qatar Losail 55 million 2031 From 2023 onwards

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