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Italy, Britain hit back at F1 flyover ban

Jan.24 Italian and British Formula 1 hosts are hitting back after the sport vowed to ban the traditional flyovers of military aircraft before races in 2022. Billed as a sustainability measure, but amid suspicions the real motive is to limit the flexing of military muscle in unstable times, the news prompted Silverstone to clarify that its Red Arrows planes are not military aircraft. 'The Red Arrows have played a significant part in entertaining motorsport fans since they first performed at the British GP in 1966 and I am pleased to say that Formula 1 has confirmed this much-loved tradition can continue at Silverstone in 2022,' said managing director Stuart Pringle. However, it appears to...
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