Argentine sports minister Matias Lammens is considering a bid to bring Formula One back to the country for the first time since 1998.
Appointed in December, Lammens is looking to make a statement in Argentina and bringing Formula One back to the country would be just that.
Various configurations of the Autódromo de Buenos Aires Juan y Oscar Gálvez were run in the 21-Grand Prix held between 1953 and 1998 with races won by the likes of Jackie Stewart, Emerson Fittipaldi and Damon Hill.
Home hero and Formula One legend Juan Manuel Fangio won the race four times while the final 1998 running was won by Michael Schumacher.
Matias Lammens, who was appointed in December, told Diario AS Argentina: “We would like to work towards recovering Formula 1 in a few years," Lammens told Diario AS Argentina.
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