Suzuka to host Japanese Grand Prix until 2018
Japan Today -- Aug 24
Suzuka will continue to host the Japanese Grand Prix until 2018, organizers said on Friday after reaching a deal with Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone.

Hiroshi Soda, president of the Mobilityland Corporation that runs the Honda-owned circuit, said in a statement that a formal contract had been signed after a basic agreement was reached in March.

He thanked Ecclestone for "showing us a great deal of understanding in the process".

Honda are returning to Formula One in 2015 as engine partners to McLaren after quitting the sport at the end of the 2008 season.

Toyota, whose Fuji track hosted the Japanese Grand Prix in 2007 and 2008, pulled out of Formula One at the end of 2009 while tire supplier Bridgestone quit a year later.

Source: Japan Today
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