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More races 'have to make financial sense', says Williams

Williams deputy team principal Claire Williams says that expanding the Formula 1 calendar beyond its present 21 races has to make financial sense to teams. Formula 1's commercial rights holders are keen to add new events to the line-up and are currently negotiating for new races in Denmark, Vietnam and the United States. But Williams is concerned about how teams will be expected to cover the increased annual commitments. “I don’t see why teams should be expected to go to new races for nothing," she commented. "If we are to do that then it has to make financial sense and those races that come on the calendar have to come on because they are paying to do so. "[Otherwise]...
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