OCTOBER 8, 2001
Japan - the race is on
THE FIA has today conformed that the Japanese Grand Prix will indeed go ahead on schedule despite the first military reprisals from the US - aided by the UK - on Afghanistan and its guest, the terrorist leader Osama bin Laden for the September 11 attacks.
"Information circulated on the internet suggesting that the Japanese Grand Prix is in doubt is completely untrue," the FIA's statement read. "The Japanese Grand Prix will take place as scheduled on 12, 13, and 14 October."
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