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Saudi Arabia in discussions with Liberty Media over hosting F1 race

Saudi Arabia have been in talks with Liberty Media of hosting a Formula 1 race in the future. The Times say that the sport's teams have been consulted on this possible project and were asked about their opinions on racing in the country. Whilst F1 would be eager to increase its audience in the Middle East that already includes Sakhir in Bahrain and Yas Marina in Abu Dhabi on the calendar, the international outcry concerns Saudi Arabia's abuse of human rights and its disregard for gender equality or media freedom. However, Liberty seem content and would be welcome to add Saudi Arabia to the sport's schedule with caution. The town of Ad Diriyah in the country has previously hosted the...
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