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Race in Africa 'a priority' for Formula 1 mid-term

Formula 1 has put its return to the African continent among its mid-term priorities according to Chloe Targett-Adams, F1's global director of race promotion. F1's historic South-African venue, Kyalami, last hosted a round of the F1 world championship in 1993. But the sport's global quest for diversity should extend to its race calendar, as suggested by seven-time world champion Lewis Hamilton. While there has been talk over the years about a return to South Africa, former F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone never succeeded in sealing a deal with Kyalami. But commercial rights holder Liberty Media believes F1's global status warrants a presence in Africa, and several options are currently under...
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