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Porsche buys Kyalami

The Kyalami race circuit has been saved from demolition after Porsche bought the facility at auction.In a shock move the German manufacturer bought circuit, vowing to take racing back to the legendary track which hosted 20 World Championship Grands Prix between 1961 and 1993.The circuit, located north of Johannesburg, was the regular host of the South African Grand Prix until 1985, when Formula One finally joined other sports in boycotting the country due to Apartheid.Formula One returned in 1992, the circuit having undergone a radical overhaul, but the race was dropped from the calendar again after just two races.Put up for auction, there were fears the circuit would be demolished to make...
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