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Suzuka extends F1 contract

Friday 23rd August 2013

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Suzuka extends F1 contract

Suzuka extends F1 contract

Suzuka will remain on the Formula One calendar until 2018 after signing a new deal with Bernie Ecclestone.

The Japanese track, a favourite amongst the drivers, made its F1 debut in 1987 before being dropped for two years as F1 visited the Fuji circuit.

Suzuka returned to the calendar in 2009 and looks set to remain for the foreseeable future after Mobilityland Corporation signed a new deal with Ecclestone.

"It is with great pleasure we have signed a formal contract after having had negotiations since we reached a basic agreement in March this year,"president Hiroshi Soda commented.

"I would like to express my heartfelt gratitude to Mr Ecclestone for showing us a great deal of understanding in the process, [and] we will continue to work hard to ensure that Suzuka remains a venue loved by fans the world over."

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