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Massa 'really surprised' by sudden Brazilian GP move to Rio

Former F1 driver Felipe Massa says his first reaction to the news of the Brazilian Grand Prix's potential transfer from Sao Paulo to Rio was one of utter surprise. Earlier this month, out of the blue, Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro took to Twitter to announce that the Brazilian Grand Prix would take place at Rio from 2020 at a venue to be built on the outskirts of the city. Massa admitted it wasn't so much the choice of Rio that startled him but rather the 2020 term, a period for which it would be nearly impossible to build and complete a new racing facility according to the Brazilian driver. "First of all, when I heard it the first time it was very strange," Massa told...
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