Hungaroring track booked for close to 200 days in 2021

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The Hungaroring race track, on the outskirts of Budapest, is booked for close to 200 days this year, the CEO of Hungaroring Sport said on public television on Thursday, according to a report by state news wire MTI.

Zsolt Gyulay noted that Hungaroring hosted one of the first Formula 1 races of 2020, although it was closed to the public. He added that Hungaroring Sport, which relies on foreign tourists for its business, had lost "practically all revenue" last year.

He told sports channel M4 that it was "still too early to talk about protocols" but expressed hope that "we can have a full season".

Hungaroring has a contract to host F1 races until 2027, but Gyulay said the deal would "hopefully be extended".

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