Azerbaijan becomes the latest country to welcome Formula 1 this weekend as it stages the European Grand Prix.
But venturing into new and unconventional territories is not a new phenomenon – F1 has held grands prix at a horse racing track and a Las Vegas car park before now.
Few of them have lasted, so will F1 still be going to Baku in 10 years’ time? Who knows, but here’s a few races that have been and gone…
Horsepower at Aintree
Perilous Pescara’s one-season stay
Failing to hit the jackpot at Caesar’s
Let’s forget the motor city
Even JR couldn’t save Dallas
The farce of Indianapolis
Not a Turkey but Istanbul didn’t last
India goes to the dogs
Bad Korea move
Singapore shines under the lights
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