Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) President Mohamed Ben Sulayem spoke in an interview ahead of the FIA US Congress, which will be held in Cartagena, Colombia from Monday. about the possibility of a Colombian Formula One Grand Prix on the radio.
“I don’t see any downside” – Den Sulayem is open to F1 in Colombia
“When we discuss F1 or every other discipline within the FIA, be it F1 or F2 or F3, even Formula E, we talk a lot about diversity,” said Ben Sulayem Said, who will accompany the delegates at the event. The most prominent car club in Latin America and the Caribbean, which runs until Wednesday, “We talk about reaching the championship at several international venues, and that’s what the FIA and FOM [Formula One Group] need.
“There are countries where 10 years ago or 20 years ago, no one would have dreamed of living there. Don’t even dream that Formula One will come to UAVs,’ someone said, ‘and now we’ve been doing the Grand Prix in Abu Dhabi since 2009.
“I don’t see a problem if the federal government does proper research.” Investment is a factor, but what is the return for them? So I think they should have a plan to understand what’s going on economically and socially. ” It is helpful, and I consider that if it gets here, it will stay there if it is studied properly.
Colombian President keen to secure F1 Grand Prix
In February, Colombian President Ivan Duque expressed the country’s desire to host world-class motorsport with a semi-urban circuit in the city of Barranquilla, whose mayor, Jaime Pumarejo, supports the proposal.