The Spanish Grand Prix -the sixth of the World Cup- that will be held from May 20 to 22, has already sold out after the last two years with public restrictions due to the pandemic.
This was announced this Wednesday by Josep Lluís Santamaría, director of the Barcelona track, during the presentation of the race at the Tibidabo Amusement Park.
«After two very sad years in which we have not been able to tell the atmosphere of the public, we have it by our side again and we have already hung the 'no tickets' sign. That is great news,” Santamaría stressed.
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In fact, to meet the demand for tickets, the circuit has had to expand two grandstands and install a new one. “And we have just put on sale a package of seats with a slightly reduced vision at a special price”, explained the manager.
A revitalized Spanish GP that generates a business of 28 million euros and 2.000 jobs and that this year will feature two Spanish drivers for the first time since 2018: Carlos Sainz and Fernando Alonso.
In this sense, former driver Pedro Martínez de la Rosa stressed that the 2022 Grand Prix could be "a historic race", since Carlos Sainz is facing "a great opportunity" to win his first Grand Prix: "All the races he has finished has been on the podium. And here he could win his first Formula One race ».