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Formula 1 Racetrack Will Fight Nissan’s Use of Eau Rouge

A Belgian racetrack will contest an application by carmaker Nissan Motor Co.’s Infiniti brand to trademark “Eau Rouge,” one of Formula One auto racing’s most famous turns.

Nissan is seeking the trademark for Infiniti’s Q50 Eau Rouge prototype, which may cost as much as $100,000 if produced. Pierre-Alain Thibaut, director of the Spa-Francorchamps circuit, said it will challenge the application.