Torra: "We will give everything to continue having F1 in Catalonia"

The President of the Generalitat spoke with Carey: "In March the first meeting was already very pleasant, now we have had an exchange of opinions".

The President of the Generalitat, Quim Torra, has secured this Sunday before the race of the Grand Prix of Spain of Formula 1, in the Circuit, which faces the negotiations to retain the appointment beyond this edition with the " hope and confidence "that will end well and that Catalonia will continue to have a presence in the World.

" We have begun negotiations, we face them with hope and confidence that they will end well, and this means that we will continue to have Formula 1 in the country, and this is our wish. We are going to give everything to continue having Formula 1 in Catalonia ", assured the media.

Torra explained, after briefly meeting with the CEO of F1, Chase Carey, that Catalonia "needs" to F1. "In March the first meeting was already very pleasant, now we have had an exchange of opinions. The truth is that we are very happy with this collaboration and I think the country needs to continue having Formula 1.", argued.

The Catalan president stressed that It is not the first time you see Carey and that the tuning is correct. "In March I already met with Mr. Chase (Carey) and today I have done it again, I think we have an excellent rapport with the CEO of Formula 1 and we will work for this agreement with all our strength", said Sincer.

Y is that he defined Catalonia as an "engine" land. "Catalonia wants the motor, we have extraordinary infrastructures, a citizenship that wants to see Formula 1, we have some pilots who enjoy and appreciate these facilities, and also very important economic results", he said.

"Think that this event creates 3.000 jobs, a return of 340 million euros for the country, and for us we are talking about a country project, a very important project.This circuit is not only used in days like today, more than 500,000 spectators come to the During the year, events are held continuously Territorially this helps us to cohesion, and everything is positive points of view ", he contributed in this sense.

" We have everything ahead, I told him (to Carey) that he has All the support of the Government of Catalonia to pull the agreement forward, we are in these negotiations, but it seems that the important thing is to maintain this spirit ", concluded on those negotiations. For now, this GP of Spain in 2019 will be the last unless these negotiations end in agreement so that the appointment remains in force as of 2020.

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