Oil, murder and a Formula 1 race track?

Posted: February 23, 2006 by Neeraj in General

As reported on grandprix.com

“We are currently in discussion with Malaysia Airports to engage their services to manage the Astana International Airport and we also hope to have a racing circuit near the airport, I am very impressed with the facilities here and very impressed with what they are doing at the circuit. – Transport and Communications Minister Askar Mamin, Kazakhstan”

Whether this turns into reality or not is still a far fetched thing. But what is interesting is countries like Kazakhstan understanding the importance of the sports and following, publicity & money the sports brings with it.

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  1. sukhi says:

    whats murder got to do with it?

  2. Neeraj says:

    Good question 🙂

    Maybe it has to do something with the civil unrest in Kazakhstan! I don’t play around with the headlines of news from other sites, I just state them as they are.

  3. sukhi says:

    Well, I dont know if you play around with them or not, but afaik, it still is your colla-blog. And there’s no disclaimer.

    what civil unrest are u referring to btw?

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