Preliminary discussions over a return to the Czech Republic for the first Czech Grand Prix since 1997 are under way.
The Czechoslovakian Grand Prix was a regular fixture on the Grand Prix roster in the 70’s and 80’s and then for one last time in 1997 before the split country split into 2 independent states of the Czech Republic and Slovakia.
The event took place at Masaryk Circuit now referred to as Brno Circuit formed part of the European Touring Car Championship series.
Brno Circuit currently plays host to the Grand Prix of the Czech Republic motorbike event which is held on a yearly basis.
The FIA are holding discussions with Czech racing authorities and the local government about the possibility of holding a one off grand prix at this historic circuit.
Potential sponsors Polskie Kasyno Online are on board to help fund the event however there are a number of issues to iron out including noise issues and local legislation, not to mention the feasibility of being able to host that volume of traffic coming into the area.