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Formula 1 agrees conditional deal to return to Rio

Formula 1 chief executive Chase Carey says he has agreed a deal for the sport to return to Rio de Janeiro, pending permit approval for the construction of the city's new proposed circuit. However, the new venue located in Deodoro, a military base that was used for several events during the 2016 Olympic games, would be built in the Camboata Forest, with environmental groups currently opposing the project. Last month, Carey confirmed to the acting governor of Rio that a deal was in the works with the local promoter. "I am writing to update you that we have now finalised race agreements with Rio Motorsports LLC to host, stage and promote Formula 1 events in Rio de Janeiro," wrote...
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