Councils given powers to stage motor races on roads

A Formula One Grand Prix on the streets of London may have moved a step closer after the Government announced new powers for local authorities to stage motor races on public roads.

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PM gives his backing for road-racing in the UK

David Cameron has given his backing to councils to stage races on roads in the UK, opening up the possibility of a Formula 1 grand prix one day coming to the streets of London.

The Prime Minister says the new rules will mean "more races, more events, more money coming into our country".

ITV News reporter Martha Fairlie reports.

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