Zandvoort secures contract extension until end of 2025

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Formula One has confirmed that Zandvoort has secured a contract extension that means that the Dutch Grand Prix will remain on the calendar for at least another three years

With the 2023 Dutch Grand Prix on 25-27 August 2023 already sold out, the new agreement sees 2024 and 2025 added to the initial three-year deal with F1.

In 2019, it was announced that the Dutch Grand Prix would return on the F1 calendar in the following year. However, it was postponed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and was later cancelled altogether with the event's return slated for 2021.

Home favourite Max Verstappen won the first race following the 36-year hiatus, beating his championship rival Lewis Hamilton with the Dutchman repeating his success this year.

While F1 launched an ambitious target to be a net zero carbon sport by 2030, the Dutch Grand Prix has also set its own sustainability goals. One of the key focuses for the event has been sustainable fan travel, and at the 2022 race 99% of general admission ticket holders made their way to the circuit by public transport, bike or walking. There was also the implementation of a smart power grid, using alternative fuels, and a reduction of overall CO2 emissions of 80%.

“The Dutch Grand Prix has quickly established itself on the calendar as a fan favourite, bringing incredible energy and a great fan experience every year," said Stefano Domenicali, President & CEO of Formula 1.

"The sold-out events in the last two years have raised the bar in terms of organisation, entertainment, and sustainability, and we are delighted to extend our relationship with them. There is huge demand to host F1 races so it is testament to what the team have done to cement Zandvoort on the calendar until 2025, and we can’t wait to return next summer.”

Jan Lammers, former F1 driver and now Sporting Director of the Dutch Grand Prix, added: “We are looking forward to the upcoming Grands Prix. With great races in which Dutch fans can now enjoy no less than two Dutch drivers. Of course, we will again offer an extensive and surprising entertainment program. With this we are again offering the ultimate race festival.

"We want the world to experience again how we as the Netherlands organize an event. It is unique that we are on the calendar with world cities like Las Vegas, Monaco, and São Paulo. And as we say internally, we are ‘Ready for Tomorrow’. We need and want to put on the F1 event of the future, which is not necessarily bigger but better, more engaging, more innovative, more sustainable, and more inclusive.”