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Formula 1 Looking To Add More Asian Street Races In Near Future, Bratches Says

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 08 / 24 / 17

Formula 1 is "looking to add more Asian street races to its calendar in the near future," F1 Managing Dir, Commercial Operations Sean Bratches said, according to Pablo Elizalde of MOTORSPORT. Singapore currently hosts the only street race in Asia, having joined the calendar in '08, and "it has prove...

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