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Ratchadamnoen Avenue is likely to be the main route for Thailand's first Formula One race, officials said yesterday. 

Officials from the Sports Authority of Thailand, motorsport's governing body FIA, Bangkok Metropolitan Administration and Royal Automobile Association of Thailand met yesterday to discuss a plan for a Grand Prix race which is expected to be held in Bangkok in 2015.

They initially agreed to use a 5km route along Ratchadamnoen Avenue and Din So Road with the drivers going past places such as the Grand Palace, Giant Swing, Wat Suthat and Navy Club, said Ruj Saeng-udom, chief of the SAT governor's office.

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