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Formula 1 In Danger Of Losing Three Of Its Most Famous Tracks

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 06 / 24 / 16

Formula 1 "is in danger of losing three of its most famous tracks" as the sport’s traditional heartland "loses ground to the multimillion-pound muscle of countries demanding to stage grands prix," according to Kevin Eason of the LONDON TIMES. Just days after the European Grand Prix took p...

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