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Liberty warns Silverstone over F1 future

Silverstone has been warned that it may not be guaranteed a future on the Formula 1 circuit, after a new race in Vietnam was finally confirmed by Liberty Media. F1 commercial chief Sean Bratches described the Hanoi city circuit as matching Liberty's plan for the sport. Only Monza and Monte Carlo have hosted more grands prix than Silverstone, where the very first World Championship race was held in 1950. Silverstone's owners – the British Racing Drivers' Club – triggered a break clause in the circuit's F1 deal last year, citing the growing hosting fees. Similar financial struggles have also threatened Monza, Germany's Hockenheimring and Nurburgring circuits as well as Malaysia,...
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