Baku. 5 February. REPORT.AZ/ ‘This is a proud event for us. Dreams of capital residents came true and we witnessed that Formula 1 races have turned into one of the weekend competitions from just an idea’, Minister of Youth and Sports
He noted that auto race fans come to Azerbaijan from around the world every year: ‘We are happy that the world auto race community show interest to Azerbaijan Grand Prix. Taking advantage of an opportunity, I thank Chase Carey and everyone in Formula 1 for providing support to us in this success’.
Rahimov noted that as a result of extension of the agreement, local and regional business authorities will have an opportunity to benefit from global platform of the Formula 1: ‘Consequently, we’ll be able to increase of commercial incomes maximally. Taking these advantages into account, I can say that extension of the agreement has never been a disputable issue for us and we’re ready to host the race for more five years’.