Next year's F1 Hungarian Grand Prix set for July 31

In Hungary

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Next year's Formula 1 Hungarian Grand Prix will take place on July 31, a calendar approved by international motorsport governing body FIA in Paris on Wednesday shows, according to state news wire MTI.

The race will be hosted at the Hungaroring track on the outskirts of Budapest.

Hungary will also host Formula 2 and Formula 3 contests over the weekend of July 29-31.

In a first, Nyirád (132 km southwest of Budapest) will host an FIA European Rallycross Championship race on May 21-22.

Hungarian National Auto Sport Association (MNASZ) chairman Gyárfás Oláh told public television that hosting the contest is "the first step" in the process of bringing a World Rallycross Championship race to the country. 

"First we'll deal with the European championship race, and we hope that there will be a lot of Hungarian fans and Hungarian participants at the event," he said on news channel M1.

Hungary will host a 2022 FIA Truck Racing Championship race on June 11-12 and a 2022 FIA ETCR eTouring Car World Cup on June 10-12.

An FIA European Cup for Cross-Country Bajas race will take place in Hungary on August 5-7.

An FIA European Rally Trophy – Central Rally Trophy contest will be held in Hungary on November 11-13.

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