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We will have a British GP, says new F1 boss

New Formula 1 boss Chase Carey says there will be a British Grand Prix despite speculation Silverstone could be dropped by 2019. The circuit's presence on the calendar had been under threat because of the "potentially ruinous risk" of staging the loss-making race. However, Carey - who has been put in charge of F1 by new owners Liberty Media - says its future is safe. "We will have a British Grand Prix," he told BBC Sport. "The foundation of the sport is western Europe. We want to grow it. There's a negotiating dynamic that exists, but we want a healthy relationship with our promoters. "We are going to look at ways of making events bigger and better."...
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