Monday’s signing of a deal with a state company from Abu Dhabi is just the first step towards the construction of a Formula 1 circuit in Bulgaria, the head of the Bulgarian Motorcycling Federation Bogdan Nikolov told (Sofia News Agency).

Nikolov was present at Monday’s meeting of Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov with the Chair of the Abu Dhabi state company Emirates Associated Business Group (EABG), Mohammed Abdul Jalil al Blouki.