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Hamilton: Formula 1 is losing its toughest race

Formula 1 is losing one of its toughest grand prix with the departure of Malaysia from the World Championship calendar after this weekend’s race, triple World Champion Lewis Hamilton said on Tuesday. The current contract at the Sepang circuit had been due to expire after next year’s race but the Malaysian government and Formula One said in April this year’s would be the last. Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said then that declining ticket sales, viewership and tourism were behind the decision. The circuit has been on the calendar since 1999 and produced memorable races including Hamilton’s win in 2014. “It is definitely sad to think this is the last race,” the Briton told...
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