Mexico GP organizers 'blown away' by crowd numbers

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Mexican Formula One Grand Prix organisers say Sunday's race attracted an even bigger crowd than in 2015, bucking a trend of lower attendances in an event's second year after the novelty has worn off.

"Once again we are blown away by the support of the Mexican people and the international motorsport fans who travelled from all over the world to attend our race," said Alejandro Soberon, president of promoters CIE.

Figures released by the organisers put the total overall attendance at 339,967 compared to last year's 336,174.

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