News Details

Ecclestone responds to NASCAR criticism

Bernie Ecclestone has responded to criticism from the boss of the Texas Motor Speedway over the timing of the United States Grand Prix at the Circuit of the Americas.The F1 event will take place on the same weekend that NASCAR is competing 220 miles away at the venue run by Eddie Gossage.The circuit boss has been outspoken in his views on the calendar clash, stating that the decision to run the F1 race on the same weekend as the AAA Texas 500 Sprint Cup event was 'not smart and that 'Ecclestone does a lot of foolish things'. Gossage also hit out at COTA officials for not having the 'strength and the fortitude to stand up and say no' over the date, but Ecclestone responded by saying that it...
Full Story »
1y ago from Crash.net 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Texas Speedway man angry at F1/NASCAR clash

The boss at Texas Motor Speedway has hit out at the scheduling of this...
1y ago from Pitpass.com

F1 'foolish' to clash with NASCAR schedule

The top executive at Texas Motor Speedway is frustrated over Formula...
1y ago from F1Pulse.com

Texas Motor Speedway boss says Ecclestone is foolish

Texas Motor Speedway boss says Ecclestone is foolish 26 February, 2014...
1y ago from GrandPrix247.com

US track boss says Ecclestone foolish

An American motor racing personality has accused F1's Bernie Ecclestone of...
1y ago from GrandPrix.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MotoGPToday.com

MotoGP: Intrigue, gossip and rumour

A little of what went on behind the scenes at Sepang
2h ago from BikeSportNews.com

Sepang Michelin test ends in fast crashes for front...

The first test of next season’s new MotoGP control Michelin tyres has...

VIDEO: Iannone - The Ducati is fantastic!

Andrea Iannone has high hopes for the 2015 MotoGP World Championship...
1d ago from Crash.net

Miller: We need to work on saving tyres

Jack Miller's promotion to MotoGP has set tongues wagging up and down the...
23h ago from MotorcycleNews.c...

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Evans excited for return to happy hunting ground

Elfyn Evans is hoping to create more happy memories at Rally Mexico after...
1h ago from Crash.net

Ogier: Pressure on rivals to catch up

World Rally Championship leader Sebastien Ogier says the pressure is...
4h ago from Crash.net

Rally Mexico: Sky-high round for the DS 3 WRCS

At close to 2,800 metres above sea level, the Citroën Total Abu Dhabi...
22h ago from Motorsport.com

Rally Mexico: Event timetable

Complete event timetable for Rally Mexico, the third round out of 13 in...
20h ago from Crash.net

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Arsenal need ‘bouncebackability' after Monaco...

‘Bouncebackability' is a term that was coined by Iain Dowie, and...
9h ago from AllArsenal.com

Arsene Wenger: You can't blame Olivier Giroud

Olivier Giroud unquestionably had one of his worst games in an Arsenal...
6h ago from AllArsenal.com

REVEALED : Arsene Wenger 'Hurt' By Monaco Humiliation

It has been reported that Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger admits their...
56m ago from Nastytackle.com

REVEALED: Arsenal Players Have Never Seen Wenger So...

Reports are out claiming that Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger steamed into his...
9h ago from Nastytackle.com

Comments

comments powered by Disqus

2014 GPToday.com
GPToday.com is not responsible for the news headlines and associated descriptions and images it indexes, the content of externally linked sites or the comments & postings of its users.

This website is unofficial and is not associated in any way with the Formula One group of companies. F1, FORMULA ONE, FORMULA 1, FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, GRAND PRIX and related marks are trade marks of Formula One Licensing B.V.