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F1 Releases Provisional Calendar For '17, With Hockenheim Named As German GP Host

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 09 / 29 / 16

F1 on Wednesday released its provisional calendar for the '17 season, with Hockenheim surprisingly named as host venue of the German Grand Prix. The FIA World Motor Sport Council approved the championship's provisional schedule at a meeting in Paris. The 21-race season will begin at Melbourne's Albe...

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