The Press and Journal (Aberdeen) - - SPORT -

The Chi­nese Grand Prix will re­main on the For­mula One cal­en­dar af­ter a new three­year agree­ment was an­nounced yes­ter­day.

The race in Shang­hai has been part of the F1 sea­son since its in­tro­duc­tion in 2004 but there were some doubts as to whether it would re­turn from 2018 on­wards.

It was con­firmed in a state­ment re­leased yes­ter­day, how­ever, that there will be at least three more races at the Shang­hai In­ter­na­tional Cir­cuit. It read: “For­mula One, the pin­na­cle of mo­tor sport, is de­lighted to an­nounce to­gether with Shang­hai Juss Sports Devel­op­ment (Group) Co Ltd and Shang­hai In­ter­na­tional Cir­cuit Man­age­ment and Devel­op­ment Co Ltd, and thanks to the the sup­port of the Shang­hai Mu­nic­i­pal Gov­ern­ment, that the Chi­nese Grand Prix will con­tinue to be part of the world cham­pi­onship and will be hosted in Shang­hai for three more years, from 2018 to 2020.”

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