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Saudi officials discuss security concerns with F1 and drivers

Saudi Arabia's sports minister Prince Abdulaziz Bin Turki Al-Faisal met with Formula 1 bosses and drivers to address security concerns after missile attacks overshadowed this year's race in Jeddah. Yemen's Iran-backed Houthi rebels hit an oil storage facility about 15km to the east of the Jeddah Corniche track in March, with smoke visible as cars lapped the Red Sea circuit during practice. That shook the sport, F1 racing for the second time in the Gulf kingdom, with drivers meeting for more than four hours as they considered whether to race. The event went ahead after assurances from Saudi authorities but there was collective acknowledgement that further discussions were needed. 'Most of...
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