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Rome will not join F1 calendar – official

Apr.9 The boss of Italy's automobile club has played down suggestions Rome might be added to the Formula 1 schedule. This weekend, the streets of the Italian capital will host Formula E, but Angelo Sticchi Damiani said it is still hard to imagine a grand prix in Rome. 'There was a chance to bring Formula 1 to Rome a few years ago,' the president of the Italian automobile club Aci told Corriere dello Sport. 'It was a very ambitious and expensive project and perhaps the situation was not right.' Sticchi Damiani said it is therefore difficult to imagine the project getting kick-started. 'A Formula 1 circuit has greater needs in terms of safety, and the costs are very high,' he said. 'I think...
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