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Formula 1: French Grand Prix Set to Return

The French Grand Prix will return to the Formula 1 calendar in the very near future, but no date has yet been set. Circuit Paul Ricard, which last hosted a Grand Prix in 1990, will be the venue for the race and will alternate with the Belgian Grand Prix at Spa-Francorchamps. French Prime Minister Francois Fillon said in an announcement on Friday: "We are working on the idea of hosting a Grand Prix every other year at Le Castellet.  This idea was agreed by the Formula 1 authorities. It is not up to me to set a date for a Grand Prix." Fillon added that while a deal was close, financial terms had not been agreed on. "The Formula 1 organisers' proposal is reasonable enough, but we have to make them remove the 'enough'.  There is ...

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