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Formula 1 in talks over grand prix in Morocco

Formula 1 is in talks to hold a race in Morocco, according to commercial boss Sean Bratches. If the event comes off, it would be the first F1 race held in Africa since the 1993 South African Grand Prix. "We race on five continents and the last habitable continent that we don't race in is Africa," Bratches said. "We have proactively been approached by Morocco and Marrakech to take a grand prix there. There is a high degree of interest." Bratches said it was "really important" for F1's owner Liberty Media to have a race in Africa "in the short term". Next year will see the first Vietnamese Grand Prix in the south-east Asian country's capital Hanoi, and...
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