Thailand's ambitious plan for a Formula 1 street race in Bangkok is under intensifying pressure from critics who questioned the location, the old town, and even the event itself.
Red Bull driver Mark Webber passes Democracy Monument on Ratchadamnoen Avenue during a demonstration F1 drive in 2010. Thailand hopes to host a Formula One street race in 2015, but there's been an outcry from opponents. (Post file photo)
Residents of 20 communities, including Phrang Puthorn, held a meeting on Monday, angered by reports the Sports Authority of Thailand (SAT) and the Tourism and Sports Ministry will apply to host a Formula One event on the streets of Bangkok in 2015.
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