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Pook states his case for F1's return to Long Beach

The founder of the Long Beach Grand Prix, Chris Pook, is working with Bernie Ecclestone and Delta Topco - F1's parent company - to bring the series back to the streets of the Californian city. Pook has put a case together which he hopes the Long Beach city council will review, if they decide not to renew IndyCar's contract after 2015. The council are due to vote on the matter next month. "We just want the opportunity to state our case, to be considered," Pook said. "We just want them to take a look at what we bring to the table. That's all we're asking." The circuit would require substantial upgrades as well as lengthening to meet F1's minimum lap distance of 2.254...
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