West New York Mayor Felix Roque has dismissed claims by Bernie Ecclestone that the 2014 Grand Prix of America is officially off.
Formula One surpremo Ecclestone revealed on Friday that the inaugural race in New Jersey has been cancelled telling CNN: "It's not on the cards for next year. They haven't got any money."
However, Roque insists the race at the Port Imperial Street Circuit will go ahead as planned next year.
"As far as we are concerned, the race is still on," he is quoted as saying by Nj.com. "(Construction crews) are working diligently on Boulevard East, getting curbs and sidewalks done. ... They are out there today."
He added: "The race will be...
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