New Rio Mayor Cancels F1 Racetrack Project in Deodoro

The Camboatá Forest is the last great flat area of Atlantic Forest in the city, comprising some 200,000 trees, according to te Rio de Janeiro Botanical Garden.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Tuesday, January 5th, Rio de Janeiro Mayor Eduardo Paes said that the construction of the Deodoro Racetrack in the West Zone will not go ahead given the high environmental impact it would cause. In an interview to BandNews, Paes said that the City Hall will look into other locations to conduct the project.

The new administration is in favor of a new racetrack, but one that is . . .

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