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Cape Town F1 race eyed for 2013

Updated: January 26, 2011, 11:28 AM ET
Associated Press

JOHANNESBURG -- A company headed by a former political prisoner wants to bring Formula One back to South Africa after a 20-year absence with a street race in Cape Town in 2013.

The Cape Town Grand Prix Bid Company hopes to hold a race at the foot of iconic Table Mountain in the picturesque coastal venue. Part of the plans involve the F1 cars racing through the World Cup soccer stadium.

Led by 41-year-old Igshaan Amlay -- who was sent to prison as a teenager in 1987 for his part in ...

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