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Brazilian Grand Prix 2022

Brazilian Grand Prix not under threat confirms F1

Reports speculated that the current political situation in Brazil might lead to the race being cancelled, after F1 cargo was pictured in traffic caused by Jair Bolsonaro supporters on the way to Interlagos.

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F1 has confirmed the Brazilian Grand Prix will take place as planned following reports that it could be under threat, RacingNews365.com understands.

With the current political situation in Brazil leading to civil unrests following the defeat of incumbent Jair Bolsonaro by Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva in the presidential elections, there was speculation that the Grand Prix might not take place.

Roads to Sao Paulo airport were also briefly closed by supporters of Bolsonaro, with pictures emerging of F1 cargo stuck in traffic. However, it is understood that this has arrived at Interlagos with no major problems.

F1 today confirmed that it will still go ahead as planned between the 11th and 13th of November.

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