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No more military flyovers at Grands Prix

Pre-race flyovers by the host country's air force are a thing of the past for Formula One as sport's bosses also shake-up the weekend timetable. It's one of those little things that never fails to entertain. In the moments before the start of a Grand Prix, as the drivers and their crews are gathered on the grid, they look to the sky in awe as pilots roar overhead in their jets invariably leaving a tricolour of coloured smoke in their wake. In recent years more and more countries have put on such air displays, but now F1 bosses have said 'no more'. Citing sustainability, not to mention concern that such displays may be seen as overtly political, they are to be banned from this year....
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