Formula 1 heading to Morocco?

Ferrari's Spanish driver Fernando Alonso, Caterham F1 Team's Dutch driver Guido Van Der Garde and Red Bull Racing's German driver Sebastian Vettel drive during the second practice session at the Spa-Francorchamps circuit in Spa on August 23, 2013
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Morocco could reportedly become the latest country to join the Formula 1 calendar.

Morocco has reportedly been identified as a possible location for a Grand Prix on the Formula 1 calendar.

According to Bild, F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone was seen during the recent Abu Dhabi Grand Prix with the King of Morocco, sparking rumours of a future race in the North African country.

Excluding Antarctica, Africa is the only continent to not play host to motorsport's most glamourous event.

Morocco has hosted F1 before when a race took place near Casablanca in 1958.

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