BAT and the Formula One Group have agreed to Finland and KymiRingin F1-suitability settling.
– for the first time can be truly said that we have the opportunity to discuss the fact that in this country we could drive a Formula 1 or similar type of top-class motor sports competition.
I Saw the project situation design AKK Sports Oy ceo Tatu Lehmuskallio , when KymiRing Oy, the Finnish motor association and AKK Sports Ltd. held a joint news conference on Wednesday in Helsinki.
so there is Still a trip to the fact that the formula you thunder running Kymenlaakso Iittiin to be completed by the highest qualifying of the GP-track. Lehmuskallio, F1's leaders are, however, expressed a clear interest in the Finnish project.
– They have several times said, that as soon as you're ready, then injected the wheels in motion.
Last summer, we met F1-the organization's leadership, and we have reached the official documents to the point that now we shall begin the study of what F1 races for Finland, Kymiringille and from the organizers require.
clearing work is requested ministry of education and culture grant.
– F1-race in the context of the worldwide reputation and visibility, and the enormous economic importance of the whole of Finland. Scale is absolutely huge, and the Finnish automobile sports of glorious history, the question is more of Finland Ltd's own project, Lehmuskallio annealing.the Finnish tradition illustration presents KymiRingin 4,5 km long track birds eye view. The architect Hero of the shares of the company
KymiRingin the track is currently about 80% complete. The track was originally planned to organize a MotoGP race as early as this summer, but the opening race was transferred through to 2020. Contract rail engine wheel of the MM-series promoter Dorna Sports with also covers the next four years sectionals.
– Finland is an incredibly great motor sport tradition, and the Finnish knowledge of event organizer on trust. Hand also the fact that this is the only event in Northern Europe and it is held very close to the Russian border, the Finnish motor association president Tapio Nevala opened the MotoGP race of the backgrounds.the Race in mid-summer
KymiRingin the final deployment schedule is due out late August, when the track held a MotoGP test run. After confirming next year's Finnish round of the exact date.
It fit logistically in the way that it is the sachsen ring and Brno between, because there is a short distance, Nevala says.
in Practice, you talk about the middle of the summer. This year Germany run 7. July and the Czech republic 4. August.
the MotoGP-race that for Finland, the big visibility. The television signal is transmitted to about 200 countries, and spectators is estimated at 480 million.
– KymiRingin competition, the number of viewers is estimated to be 100 000 – 150 000, and in time many will come from abroad. For example, the Valencia GP:n direct economic impact of eur 38 million, Nevala.
– This will be a horrible kick in Finnish motor sport.Budgets have been
KymiRingille is planned for motor sports in addition to other uses. Area can be used, inter alia, traffic safety education, testing, as well as concert and festival organizing.
the Construction has taken into account the principles of sustainable development.
KymiRing Oy's managing director of Markku Pietilä according to the track has a total budget of over eur 20 million.
– It is also involved in the infrastructure part, he focus.
the state of support the project has received a total of approximately eur 7 million, i.e. private financing share is over 13 million.
the Process has been used now for about 14 million euros. The company has granted and unused government subsidies of eur 4.6 million.
the Company also has about 13 000 floor square building on the rights of the preliminary contract, which is worth about 6 million euros.
– in addition to This, the circuit area is zoned for more than 100 000 square metres of floor area, which may, if necessary, sell the parts and through the funding for the project, Pietilä told and assured that the company's balance sheet is very strong.
the Budget is supposed to, and opening a place in the economy to be able to meet one way or another. Ministry of education and culture support physical activity place construction has been a key catalyst for private capital for the project, Pietilä thanked.Finland's image
of Finland to the european-, culture - and sports minister Sampo Terho another opportunity to state hi.
– the motor sports success if what has taken English-knowledge of the world, and this project will strengthen it considerably more. Motor sport brings to the Finnish high-tech country's image. It is always our great advantage, the Acorn said.
– This is both economically and athletic with a very legitimate project, he assured.Is this sight sometimes a reality in Finland? F1-the race to search conditions is currently being studied. AOP