Formula 1 holds Grand Prix talks with Morocco

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Formula 1 is currently discussing ways of holding a race in Morocco, its commercial chief Sean Bratches announced.

«We have proactively been approached by Morocco and Marrakech to take a grand prix there», Bratches said, adding that «there is [in Morocco] a high degree of interest», BBC Sport reported on Thursday.

Bratches revealed that Liberty Media, which owns F1, had to held a race in Africa. «We race on five continents and the last habitable continent that we don’t race in is Africa», he said. F1’s organizers have also considered South Africa.

For the record, the last grand prix to be staged in Morocco was in 1958, BBC recalls. The sports event took place in Casablanca and was won by British racing driver Stirling Moss.

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