In November 2019, Minister of Innovation and Technology László Palkovics and Member of Parliament Lajos Kósa announced that the Hungarian government would hold preparatory talks with the DORNA group, the rights holder organizing the MotoGP competitions.
The Spanish company Dorna is requesting EUR 9 million (HUF 4 billion) for the rights according to the information of the Electronic Public Procurement System page. The amount set by the rights holder meets the industry standard
The tender has been issued for the procurement in 2020 and offers can be submitted until 19 February 2021.
The facility, located on an area of approximately 500 hectares, includes several tracks and associated buildings, service facilities and the areas that supply them.
The track of the race track will be 4.4 kilometers long, the main building will be 10,000 square meters in size, 12,000 people will be able to watch the race at the same time in the main stands, and 15-20,000 fans will be able to sit in the secondary stands. There will be 25,000 parking lots for the MotoGP track, there will be a go-kart track and a flat track, according to the announcement.
As part of the HUF 65 billion investment, it is planned to build a training and conference center, as well as a hotel in the area.
According to the plans, the first race will be held in 2023 on the track in Eastern Hungary.
Source: www.hajdunanas.hu and forbes.hu | Photo credit: Image by Rudy and Peter Skitterians from Pixabay