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Hamilton: More races is not a good thing

Five times Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton feels the sport risks having too many races and should go back to a shorter season. Speaking on Thursday ahead of the Brazilian Grand Prix, and a day after the sport announced Vietnam will join the calendar in April 2020, the Mercedes driver told reporters he would prefer fewer rounds. This season has 21 races, as does 2019, but Formula One has also been talking to Miami for a U.S. street race and Zandvoort in the Netherlands about a return to the coastal circuit last visited in 1985. “It already feels like we are on race 25 this year, so I don’t think that’s a good thing personally,” said 33-year-old Hamilton. “I think 18 was...
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