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British Grand Prix: Silverstone owners concerned over F1's London plan

Formula 1's desire to hold a race in London is causing Silverstone to reconsider plans to sign a new contract for the British Grand Prix. Silverstone's contract runs out after next month's race and it had agreed terms on a new deal before F1 told it of plans to hold a race in the Docklands area of east London. Silverstone managing director Stuart Pringle said the plan "significantly increases the risk" in holding the race but added that talks are ongoing and the parties hope for a resolution. An F1 spokesman said: "We are still in constructive talks with Silverstone." The concern at Silverstone is that a London Grand Prix could reduce its attendance figure sufficiently...
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