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Ecclestone: No clash between F1 and NASCAR

Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone says his series and NASCAR won't be competing for the same motorsport fans when they hold races 190 miles (300 kilometres) apart in November. Ecclestone dismissed on Wednesday any clash between the series, after the top executive at Texas Motor Speedway called F1 'arrogant' for scheduling the United States Grand Prix in Austin on the same weekend that his track hosts NASCAR. 'I absolutely think it's foolish,' said Eddie Gossage, the track president and general manager. 'It's a shot fired by Formula One at NASCAR. I can't say I was surprised because Bernie Ecclestone does a lot of foolish things. The thing he unfortunately doesn't recognise is there is an...
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