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Why is it that Cape town wants to host a Grand Pix with no budget?

In an interview with EWN Sport earlier today, Head of Formula One Bernie Eccleston poured cold water over rumors that Cape Town may be hosting a Formula One in the future.

Stephen Grootes spoke to EWN's Jean Smyth who reflects on the issues affecting the Formula One not happening in Cape Town anytime soon.

Grootes reflects on why the Mother City wants to host a Grand Pix with no budget in this latest Considered View:


This article first appeared on 702 : Why is it that Cape town wants to host a Grand Pix with no budget?


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