Valencia left off FIA Formula One 2014 calendar

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The Formula One leaked 2014 schedule shows that Barcelona will host the Spanish Grand Prix in May instead of the street circuit in Valencia which was to be revived next year.

Aug.5 (GMM) Valencia has been left off Formula One's provisional calendar for 2014, it has emerged.

Absent from this year's schedule, the street race was set to return next year according to a new agreement with Barcelona to annually alternate the Spanish Grand Prix.

But tickets for the 2014 Spanish Grand Prix at Barcelona went on sale in June.

Spain's El Mundo newspaper now claims Valencia is absent from the provisional 2014 calendar, which has not officially been published.

Spanish GP race start on Circuit de Catalunya in Barcelona, 2013
Spanish GP race start on Circuit de Catalunya in Barcelona, 2013

Photo by: XPB Images

Leaks from an unofficial draft of the schedule, however, are doing the rounds.

The Madrid-headquartered El Mundo said: "The (Barcelona-Valencia) alternation is not signed and Catalunya has been planning its (2014) race for more than a month."

According to the leaked calendar draft, Barcelona will host the Spanish Grand Prix on May 11 next year.

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Tags 2014, barcelona, calendar, catalunya, f1, fia, gmm, provisional, street circuit, valencia

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