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Madrid confirms intention to get onto F1 calendar

The government of Madrid has written an open letter to F1 president Stefano Domenicali stating its desire to host a race in the city in the future. The Spanish Grand Prix has been held at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya since 1991 but with the current contract set to expire in 2026, Madrid has thrown its hat in the ring as a potential host. The proposal may be looked favourably on by the sport's chiefs following problems in Barcelona during the 2022 race. With interest in the sport swelling to an all-time high, the infrastructure at the track was found to be not ready for such crowds and fans were met with significant traffic jams when trying to leave the circuit. Additionally the...
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