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Spa promoter wary of Dutch Grand Prix competition

Belgian Grand Prix promoter Vanessa Mas has admitted that Zandvoort's Formula 1 World Championship calendar arrival in 2020 signifies direct 'competition' for the popular race located in the Ardennes. Not since 1985 has the neighbouring Netherlands had a grand prix. Mas, who has taken over in charge of the Spa race from her father Andre, admitted that over 40 per cent of the entire crowd this weekend will be Max Verstappen's Dutch fans. The Red Bull driver was born in Hasselt, Belgium and, while his father Jos is Dutch, his mother Sophie Kumpen is Belgian. When asked about Zandvoort's 2020 return to Formula 1, Mas told the Dutch publication Formule 1: 'It will have an effect. It is...
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