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Activists send Domenicali ‘dead dog’ in protest of ‘deadly race'

Campaigners from PETA have sent Formula 1 CEO Stefano Domenicali a dead dog prop in a bid to persuade the Italian to end his company’s backing of Iditarod – a notorious dog-sled race across Alaska’s frozen tundra. More than 150 dogs have been killed as a result of this event since the first race took place in 1973, and animal rights groups have long campaigned against the deadly race. “F1’s sister company CGCI (under parent company Liberty Media) sponsors the deadly race to the tune of more than £180,000 a year,” PETA emphasised in a statement sent to Formula1News.co.uk. As part of its campaign against the event, PETA – an animal rights group founded over four decades...
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