Saudi Arabia in talks for Grand Prix!

16-08-2019 18:34 | Updated: 16-08-2019 19:35
by Adam Newton
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Saudi Arabia in talks for Grand Prix!

Reports have suggested that Liberty Media are in talks for a Saudi Arabian Grand Prix in the near future as F1 looks to expand its reach in the Middle East.

The F1 calendar already has races in Bahrain and Abu Dhabi, but is looking to add another one to an already busy calendar.

Next season will already feature races in the Netherlands and Vietnam, with the calendar rumoured to be a record 22 races long and it could become even longer with the addition of a Saudi Arabian GP.

However, a potential stumbling block for F1 is the country's poor human rights record along with its gender inequality.

Formula E hosted their season five opener in the country in Ad Diriyah, and the country could soon see a Formula 1 race as well...

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