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Rio set to replace Interlagos as Brazil GP host

May 9 Rio de Janeiro is on track to replace Interlagos as host of the 2020 Brazilian grand prix. We reported two weeks ago that F1 commercial boss Sean Bratches wrote to Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro in support of the move from Sao Paulo. The race would take place on a new track in Deodoro, a neighbourhood in Rio's west zone. Bratches said in Baku: "I can confirm the letter." Now, president Bolsonaro has announced that Rio will indeed host Formula 1 in 2020. "The Rio de Janeiro circuit will be finished six or seven months after the start of construction work," he told reporters. Interlagos claims it has a valid contract for 2020, but Bolsonaro said the circuit is...
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