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Azerbaijan will happen in 2016 says Ecclestone

24 hours after confirming that Mexico returns to the F1 schedule in 2015, Bernie Ecclestone says that Azerbaijan will happen in 2016.'Baku is for 2016,' he told Forbes, referring to the capital of the oil-rich country which sits at the crossroads of western Asia and eastern Europe.Should the current 19 races remain on the calendar, and ignoring India's proposed return to the schedule, the addition of Mexico in 2015 and now Azerbaijan would bring the 2016 calendar up to 21 races, the most in the sport's history and over and above the agreed limit according to the Concorde Agreement.With a number of teams (Ferrari, McLaren and Red Bull) having it written into their commercial agreements with...
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