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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Italian GP On Hold

ROME () -- Prospects of running the Italian Formula One Grand Prix at the Monza circuit next month dimmed Wednesday when a local government official rejected the latest safety plan for the track.

Under theamended plan, which was rejected, 123 trees would be felled to widen run-off areas on the dangerous Lesmo curves.

Environmentalists have strongly opposed the plan.