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Sao Paulo hits back over Brazil President's Rio F1 proposal

The governor of São Paulo has hit back in the wake of the claims made by Brazil’s President that the country’s Formula 1 event will move to Rio de Janeiro next year. Recently-elected Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro revealed earlier this week that a privately-funded circuit is to be constructed in the Deodoro district on the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro. Bolsonaro claimed that the circuit will be prepared in time for Formula 1 to move to the venue from 2020, though the project has yet to begin, nor does it hold any contract with the championship. But São Paulo’s Interlagos – which has hosted Formula 1 since 1990 – holds a valid contract to host...
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