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Govt not directly involved, but SA economy stands to gain handsomely from F1 race

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Following the 2022 Canadian Grand Prix, reports suggested that Formula 1 CEO Stefano Domenicali met with team principals over the 2023 race calendar.

Though next year's schedule will only be confirmed later this year - perhaps by the end of the European summer break - it could feature as many as 24 races.

And yes, Africa has been touted as a possible inclusion on the 2023 schedule. This opens the door to a discussion that's been a hot topic the last few weeks: South Africa's inclusion on the F1 calendar as early as next year.

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