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Sato casts doubt on Long Beach race

Former F1 driver turned Indy racer Takuma Sato has ruled out Formula One heading to the Long Beach street circuit. In recent months there has been talk about Formula One replacing the IndyCar series at the American street race when the current deal expires next season. However, Sato, who failed to reach the chequered at the recent Long Beach race, has cast doubt over the possibility. According to the Foyt driver, not only will a lot of work need to be done to bring the venue up to F1 standards but the cars would not cope with the incredibly bumpy surface. "I don't know if current F1 cars could absorb the conditions of the track surface here or not," he told Autosport. "I...
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