The Malaysian Grand Prix is back on the F1 schedule. Several candidates are vying for vacant seats after Liberty Media and the FIA decided to end their contracts with the organizers of the Russian Grand Prix. Among them is a venue that has already hosted Formula One.
The conflict between Russia and Ukraine has hit the Russian Grand Prix, which had been scheduled for the last time in Sochi before being moved to Igora Drive. The contract has ended, making way for a place on the 2022 F1 season schedule.
Many tracks show interest in hosting F1 over the weekend of 25 September between the Italian Grand Prix and the Singapore Grand Prix. We talk about Portugal, which previously hosted F1 in 2020 and 2021, and China, which hasn't appeared on the F1 calendar since the 2019 edition.
However, other tracks have shown interest, and in fact, the Grand Prix is in a dramatic position to replace Russia. The Kuala Lumpur circuit in Malaysia appears to be the most popular. The fact is that Petronas Oil Company, which is undoubtedly the main sponsor of Mercedes-Benz, is located in this region.