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Rio de Janeiro Grand Prix project continues

Moves to relocate the Brazilian Grand Prix from Sao Paulo to a brand new circuit in Rio de Janeiro are continuing despite scepticism about the project from the country's top drivers and pundits. Earlier in 2019, controversial Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro said there was a '99 per cent' chance that Rio will host grands prix in the near future. Officials in Sao Paulo hit back at that claim, with Interlagos race promoter Tamas Rohonyi saying recently that the Rio project is 'not serious' and that talks about a ten-year contract extension is in the works. But Globo now reports that at a meeting of Rio's legislative assembly this week, an environmental impact study for construction of the...
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