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President Bolsonaro: The Brazil Grand Prix will be held in Rio

The 2020 Brazilian Grand Prix will be held in Rio de Janeiro, ending a three-decade-long association with Sao Paulo, the country's President Jair Bolsonaro announced on Wednesday. 'A new motor-racing track is going to be built. The construction will take six to seven months and the Brazil Grand Prix will be held in Rio de Janeiro next year,' Bolsonaro said during a military ceremony in the city. 'There was state assistance (from the local government) in Sao Paulo, with a huge debt. Keeping F1 there was no longer viable, so they turned towards Rio.' Bolsonaro also signed a memorandum of understanding for the construction of the new circuit (pictured above) at the Deodoro military base in...
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