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Porsche buys Kyalami circuit at auction

– South Africa's Kyalami circuit, which hosted F1 for almost two decades, has been bought by Porsche.The 72-hectare property, featuring the 4.26-km track, was purchased during an auction in Johannesburg last week, with Porsche's telephone bid of 205 million rand (11.4 million pounds) enough to secure ownership.After the completing the process, Porsche made it clear that the venue, which last welcomed an international category in the form of the World Superbike Championship back in 2010, will remain open to racing in the future."The most important thing is that Kyalami has been saved for racing and we'll continue to operate it as a race track," explained Toby Venter, who is...
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