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Azerbaijan F1 Grand Prix Plans Confirmed by Bernie Ecclestone

Formula One figurehead Bernie Ecclestone has confirmed that Azerbaijan will be joining the sport's calendar after a deal was struck with the assistance of long-time friend Flavio Briatore. Ecclestone is quoted by the Daily Mail's Jonathan McEvoy as saying: We're going to Azerbaijan. The people out there are talking about holding a race in 2015. That may be a bit soon – unless it's at the end of the season; that's a possibility. But 2016 is more likely. The nation's capital of Baku will be the location of the race, with Azerbaijan becoming the first former Soviet Union country to host an event in the sport.  That's unless plans materialise for Russian resort Sochi to host a race of its own in October, as is detai...

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