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$9m upgrade required for F1 to return to Long Beach

Long Beach would require upgrades costing an estimated $9.2m to host a Formula 1 race in the not too distant future, according to race promoter Chris Pook. The track hosted seven grands prix between 1976 and 1983 before the event switched to CART and later the IndyCar series. It was confirmed earlier in the month that Bernie Ecclestone had approached the city stating Formula 1’s interest in acquiring the lease to the race. Following the success of the United States Grand Prix at the purpose-built Circuit of the Americas in Texas and with the proposed race around the streets of New Jersey now twice postponed, other options in North America are being considered. 'We just want the...
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