In August 1921 the first race was held on the Spa Francorchamps circuit. The circuit is intending to celebrate this centenary over the year starting at the beginning of summer, but in view of the changing health situation, plans will only be revealed when there is more certainty.
However after it was announced that there would be an €80m investment in the circuit, work has been continuing to give the whole place a facelift and to vastly improve the paddock facilities, especially the area known as the Red Paddock, ahead of the return of motorcycle racing to the circuit in June 2022, when the new FIM Endurance World Championship 24H Spa Motos event will make its debut. The renovation will form part of a 10-year investment plan designed to support the modernisation of the historic circuit. Run-off areas will be enlarged and 13,000 new grandstand places will be added.
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