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Adelaide council votes to preserve former F1 circuit

In the wake of calls to remove a section of it, Adelaide City Council has voted to preserve the circuit that once hosted F1 races. The Australian Grand Prix first took place there in 1985 and did so again every season until 1996, when it moved to Albert Park in Melbourne. It's a temporary venue built specifically for races, but unlike many street circuits, the asphalt was laid down in Victoria Park specifically for racing. There have been calls to remove it in recent times due to concerns about overheating, but the city council has voted to preserve it due to its cultural significance. “It was the Formula 1 Grand Prix track that put Adelaide on the global map, so to speak, and it is...
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