Ocon ‘not happy’ as he vows to fight for at-risk F1 race

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Esteban Ocon has promised to do all he can to cease his dwelling Grand Prix being dropped from the F1 calendar in 2023.

					Ocon 'not happy' as he vows to fight for at-risk F1 race


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Esteban Ocon says he’ll do “the whole lot” doable to maintain the French Grand Prix on the Method 1 calendar, with the Circuit Paul Ricard vulnerable to being changed.

The French GP was a part of F1’s inaugural 1950 schedule and returned for the 2018 season after a 10-year hiatus.

However simply 4 years on from its long-awaited revival – and with Qatar, China and Las Vegas all on target to return in 2023 – France may very well be set to lose the occasion as soon as once more.

Ocon "not joyful" to listen to newest on French GP

The game’s present Concorde Settlement permits for less than 24 races in a calendar 12 months, with 21 hosts already signed up for 2023.

However with the game anticipated to retain a 23-race calendar subsequent season, one in all Monaco, France, Belgium and Mexico seems more likely to go.

“I am very joyful to find new tracks however, sure, to see the French Grand Prix at menace, I’ll do the whole lot I can to be vocal on that to try to hold it on the calendar,” mentioned Ocon, chatting with members of the media, together with RacingNews365.com.

“I do not know what is the state of affairs precisely. However yeah, I am not joyful to listen to that it is below menace in the meanwhile.”

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French race is "extraordinarily particular"

Ocon needed to watch for his first French GP, having made his F1 debut again in 2016, throughout the 10-year interval by which the nation didn’t stage a race.

And in 2019, he missed the occasion once more, throughout his 12 months appearing as a reserve driver for World Champions Mercedes.

“After all, after I began Method 1, the Grand Prix was not there. It was a hearsay that it was going to come back again, and it did,” continued Ocon.

“We have lived so many good moments with the French followers there. It is extraordinarily particular once we go there, yearly.”

He added: “I’ll do the whole lot I can to maintain it on the calendar.”

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					Ocon 'not happy' as he vows to fight for at-risk F1 race

					Ocon 'not happy' as he vows to fight for at-risk F1 race


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