French Grand Prix to Return to Formula One

December 6, 2016

The French Grand Prix will return to the Formula One season in 2018, unhealthy bringing to an end a ten-year absence from the sport.

France hosted the world’s first Grand Prix in 1906, medicine and continued to host meetings until funding difficulties forced the suspension of the event in 2008.

The 2018 race will be held at former venue Le Circuit Paul Ricard, which last held the event in 1990. France is the second European country to re-enter the Formula One calendar, following the reestablishment of the Austrian Grand Prix.

There are currently two French drivers in Formula One, with Haas’ Romain Grosjean finishing 13th in the 2016 season.