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The fate of the Italian Grand Prix, scheduled for 10 September, was in the balance yesterday after officials failed to give the go-ahead to safety work at the Monza circuit. Current proposals envisage felling 185 trees at the circuit, which lies inside a protected park, to meet additional safety changes sought by the International Motoring Federation.

1996 AUTO TRADER RAC TOURING CAR CHAMPIONSHIP DATES: 8 Apr: Donington Park. 21 Apr: Brands Hatch Indy. 6 May: Thruxton. 19 May: Silverstone National. 27 May: Oulton Park Long. 16 Jun: Snetterton. 30 Jun: Brands Hatch Grand Prix. 14 Jun: Silverstone British Grand Prix. 28 Jun: Knockhill. 11 Aug: Oulton Park Fosters. 26 Aug: Thruxton. 8 Sep: Donington Park. 22 Sep: Brands Hatch Indy.

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