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Brisbane Could Host V8 Supercars Race In Move That Could Inject $30.5M Into City

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 04 / 29 / 16

V8 Supercars has "left the door open" for Brisbane’s Central Business District to "host a race" in a move that could inject A$40M ($30.5M) into the city’s economy, according to Travis Meyn of the Brisbane COURIER-MAIL. The sport announced "a multi-million dollar sponsorship agreeme...

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