Bolsonaro guarantees "99%" Formula 1 in Rio de Janeiro

President Jair Bolsonaro said on Monday (24) that there is a "99% chance" that Formula 1 will take place in Rio de Janeiro from 2021. The statement came after a meeting between the Brazilian agent, Rio de Janeiro governor Wilson Witzel and F1 chief executive Chase Carey in Brasilia. "There is a 99% chance, or more, of having Formula 1 from 2021 in Rio de Janeiro," he said. "We will not lose Formula 1. The contract expires next year with São Paulo and they decided to return Formula 1 to Rio de Janeiro. Obviously, or it would be the exit from Brazil, "he added.