Leo Hindery Jr, the organiser of the Grand Prix of America, is confident the race will make it onto the 2014 Formula One calendar despite its exclusion from the provisional list.
Next year's F1 season is set to have 21 races, but the inaugural race in New Jersey, along the Hudson River, was not included in a draft list that was released before the Italian GP a fortnight ago.
F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone has also cast doubt over the grand prix's future, saying: "It's not on the cards for next year. They haven't got any money."
However, there is a simple explanation for their initial exclusion as a sanctioning fee owed to the national sporting authority has not been paid, but is not...
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