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Formula 1 Adds Mugello to 2020 Schedule, Announces Russia Date

Two additional races have been added to the 2020 Formula 1 schedule, bringing the total up to 10 races, F1 announced Friday, July 10.

The series will race in Mugello, Italy, and Sochi, Russia, this season, the former for the first time and the latter for a seventh year in a row.

Located in the Italian province of Tuscany, the Autodromo Internazionale del Mugello will host the first Tuscan Grand Prix on Sept. 13. The facility is owned and used by Ferrari as its practice/ testing track.

Mugello is a 5.245-kilometer track that primarily hosts Moto GP. The circuit has also hosted DTM, Formula 3000, Formula 2 and GT1 races in the past.

In addition to the eight remaining grand prix races, the series will return to Russia’s Sochi Autodrom for the seventh consecutive season on Sept. 27.

The Russian Grand Prix is currently the last scheduled race to be revealed as of July 10, with more projected to be announced later in July and August.

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Alex has also worked within the junior hockey world in Canada, appearing as a desk host for the OHL's Barrie Colts. He also got the opportunity to cover the 2018 Chevy Silverado 250 which appeared as the headlining article on NASCAR.com.

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