Wednesday 30 July 2014

New article: It’s right to object to Azerbaijan, but some are for the wrong reasons

A view to Baku and it's Boulevard.JPG
"A view to Baku and its Boulevard" by Okinawa - Own work.
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Over the last weekend it was announced that as of 2016 there is to be a new addition to the F1 calendar, a 'European Grand Prix' in Baku, Azerbaijan.

This incited some derision; that it wasn't a 'classic' venue, that it won't get a crowd, some even complained on the grounds that they didn't know where Azerbaijan was.

In my latest article for, I argue that while people are right to oppose the new race, many are doing it for the wrong reasons.

You can have a read here:

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