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Rome Poised To Join Formula E Calendar For Season Four As City Approves Permits

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 04 / 21 / 17

Rome is "poised to join the Formula E calendar for season four after the Italian capital's local authority cleared a major hurdle," according to Scott Mitchell of MOTORSPORT. It was agreed unanimously on Thursday to approve the permits to host a race in Rome's residential and business district, EUR,...

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