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F1 wants to bid for return to Long Beach

New reports suggesting Long Beach could return to F1's annual calendar have emerged. Last year, bosses of the iconic US street race denied reports F1 figures had expressed interest in snapping up a deal when Indycar's contract expires in 2015. Race president Jim Michaelian said then: "The race isn't for sale and there's been no contact between anyone and (owner) Kevin (Kalkhoven) about a sale." But the Long Beach Press Telegram is now reporting that, at a meeting on Tuesday, the city council will discuss the issue of the race lease, claiming F1 bosses "want the city to open up the bidding process". "We just want a fair process where qualified people can bid on...
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