September 21, 2018 / 11:38 AM / 3 months ago

Copenhagen scraps plans to host Formula One race

Formula One F1 - Italian Grand Prix - Circuit of Monza, Monza, Italy - August 30, 2018 General view of the FiA logo REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Denmark has scrapped plans to host a Formula One race in its capital Copenhagen, Finance Minister Kristian Jensen said on Friday.

The decision to halt plans to host a race around the streets of inner Copenhagen in 2020 came after lack of support from the city authorities, Jensen said.

Reporting by Jacob Gronholt-Pedersen

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