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Azerbaijan to host 'Grand Prix of Europe' in 2016

Azerbaijan's Formula One debut, originally planned for next year, has been delayed to 2016 with a 'Grand Prix of Europe' scheduled for Baku, local organisers said on Friday. "I am delighted to officially announce that we have signed a contract to bring Formula One racing to Baku in 2016," Azad Rahimov, the country's minister for youth and sport, said in a statement issued at the Hungarian Grand Prix. "The deal to bring Formula One racing to Baku is a very significant new chapter in our ongoing success to attract the world's largest sporting events to our country." Formula One's commercial supremo Bernie Ecclestone told Reuters in May that an agreement had been signed...
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