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Formula 1 Drops Korean Grand Prix from 2015 Schedule

The 2015 Formula 1 calendar has been reduced to 20 races after it was announced the Korean Grand Prix had been dropped from the competition. Korea was only added as a surprise 21st destination in December at the request of chief executive Bernie Ecclestone, but BBC Sport's Andrew Benson reported on Tuesday that plans had been reversed: The decision is not a surprise. It had been scheduled as the fifth race of the season on 3 May, just a week before the first European race in Spain, but sources had always insisted its inclusion was a ruse. It was added as a potential way to allow the engine manufacturers to continue to use five engines this season, rather than the four demanded in the 2015 rules. As a result, manufacturers will now be...

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