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Surer explains why Qatar GP in 2021 ‘hurts'

Oct.6 It 'hurts' to see another Middle Eastern venue added to the Formula 1 calendar whilst traditional host Germany remains without a race. That is the view of former F1 driver turned pundit Marc Surer, following confirmation that Qatar's Losail circuit will replace the axed Australian GP in November. 'Qatar is a circuit that has existed for a long time – MotoGP has been there a long time too,' he told Sport1. 'So it does make sense for Formula 1 to go there.' However, he thinks a higher priority for the sport than a long-term deal for Qatar would have been the resurrection of the absent and traditional German GP. 'It always hurts when there is another race abroad and we're not in...
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