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Qatar: Drivers free to say whatever they want to say

Qatar will not silence Formula 1's drivers when they head to the Losail circuit, adamant they are 'free to say' what they want. This year Formula 1 will be racing under the lights at Losail, Qatar playing host to the third last grand prix of the season as it fills the slot vacated by Australia. It will mark the sport's first visit to the country, with Qatar later starting a 10-year deal in 2023 with reports saying the race could move to the streets of Doha. But while F1's powers-that-be are delighted with the new venue, claims of ‘sportswashing' were levelled by Amnesty International. Releasing a statement after F1's confirmation of the Qatar race, Amnesty International described the...
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