Formula 1 and Suzuka International Racing Course has agreed to a new three-year contract to host the Japanese Grand Prix.
An agreement has been made with MobilityLand Corp., the promoters for the Japanese Grand Prix with Liberty Media to sign a new deal that will see them host the race until 2021.
For this year’s edition, The Japanese Grand Prix will host it’s thirtieth edition and will feature Honda Motorsport, power unit supplier to Red Bull Toro Rosso Honda, as a title sponsor.
President at MobilityLand Corp., Susumu Yamashita said they look forward to hosting this year’s edition of the Japanese Grand Prix with the support of F1 and Honda as their title sponsor.
“We are pleased to be celebrating 30 years of Formula 1 at Suzuka Circuit and to be sharing the special event with Honda, who are our title partner,” said Yamashita.
We would like to express our sincere appreciation to both Honda Motor Co., Ltd and Formula 1 for allowing this to happen and we are looking forward to the Grand Prix weekend. Following the announcement of the race renewal, we are excited for the future and hope that the Suzuka Circuit continues to remain a fan’s favourite around the world, whilst continuing to contribute positively toward the prosperity of motor sports in Japan.”
President and Representative Director at Honda, Takahiro Hachigo thanks the fans for their support for the Japanese Grand Prix and hopes they’ll enjoy this year’s race with Honda as a title sponsor.
“I want to convey our sincere gratitude to the many fans for their long time support in enabling us to hold the Formula One Japanese Grand Prix 30th Memorial Race in the Suzuka Circuit,” Hachigo commented.
“We’d love to enjoy the Formula One race which is the top race of motor sports together with all of you and bring additional excitement to motor sports in Japan.
“Please come to visit it at the circuit. We will be waiting for you all of our fans with the contents to please and amuse you at F1 Honda Grand Prix Race.”