It’s extensively anticipated that the Spanish race will fall off the calendar in 2020, with the Dutch Grand Prix at Zandvoort set to occupy its conventional early Could date.
Nonetheless, the Barcelona organisers insist that they nonetheless hope to conclude a brand new take care of F1 house owners Liberty Media.
The attendance in Barcelona final weekend was impacted by the absence of two-time world champion Fernando Alonso for the primary time since 2000, with many empty grandstand seats on the pit straight.
“It would be a shame to lose this grand prix. I think everyone agrees that basically we need to create a bit better of a show,” Sainz stated when requested by Motorsport.com concerning the potential lack of the race.
“The crowd is not going to come here to see always the same result, always the same people winning, and we need to see something more. See more people on the podiums, winning, to make F1 more attractive.”
Mercedes scored its fifth consecutive one-two end of the season within the Barcelona race, which proved largely uneventful as nobody was in a position to problem the German squad’s drivers.
Sainz believes that the game must be much less predictable with the intention to carry followers in and be certain that occasions survive.
“For me it was an enormous push to be racing in entrance of my crowd. I may see them fairly fired up earlier than the race in Flip 5, and that additional push I feel with out the group, or the sensation at house, would not have occurred.
“My grandstand is full as a result of individuals like me, however remember that individuals are coming from throughout Europe.
“And I feel we are going to see, perhaps aside from Britain the place individuals are loopy for F1, that it’s extremely tough to draw individuals to the tracks when there’s at all times the identical individuals profitable and the identical outcomes at all times taking place.
“You recognize principally what is going on to occur in each race.”
Followers within the Carlos Sainz Jnr grandstand
Photograph by: Andy Hone / LAT Photos
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