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Formula 1 wants a race in Africa: “Morocco has interest”

Formula 1 wants a race in Africa: "Morocco has interest"

According to Sean Bratches Morocco has a proactive approach sought to Formula 1 for the possible organisation of an F1 race. The Formula 1 itself is not reluctant to the idea.

“We are racing on five continents and is the last inhabited continent where we are not at the race is Africa,” says Sean Bratches, the commercial manager of the Formula 1.

It is from 1993 since the GP of South Africa Kyalami racetrack an F1 race in Africa took place. Liberty Media’s and the Formula 1 would like to be an African race on the F1 calendar to add.

Recently showed Morocco and Marrakech are interested in organizing an F1 race. Marrakech is currently already on the calendar of the Formula E, the electric counterpart of the Formula 1.

“We are approached proactively by Morocco and Marrakech for a grand prix to organize. There is a great interest,” said Sean Bratches.

“The Formula 1 raced in the past in South Africa. There is a historic circuit in Kyalami, but I was told that there by political historical reasons, was stopped.”

“We look at it in the short term there is a race to have. It is really important for us to have a race in Africa to have,” decided to Bratches.

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