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Race promoters threaten to quit F1 calendar

A group of F1 race promoters are preparing to confront the sport's owner Liberty Media. Led by Silverstone, the race officials are angry with Liberty over the handling of their contracts, with the Daily Mail reporting that they are threatening to leave the calendar. The newspaper said the promoters met for a meeting in London to discuss the situation. "Everyone is disgruntled. Liberty's ideas are disjointed," said Stuart Pringle, the Silverstone boss and head of the F1 promoters' group. This year, the race contracts of Silverstone, Monza, Barcelona, Hockenheim and Mexico all expire. "We have all been compliant and quiet hitherto, but we have great concerns about the future...
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