News Details

Silverstone questions Circuit of Wales funding

Silverstone has written to Prime Minister David Cameron asking for clarification over the funding of the new Circuit of Wales project. It recently emerged that developers of the Ebbw Vale track, Heads of the Valleys Development Company, are seeking financial backing from the Welsh Assembly, which Silverstone fears would give the it 'an economic and selective advantage over other circuits' in the UK. The developers claim the £280 million venue could generate 6,000 jobs and attract 750,000 visitors annually. Silverstone said in a statement that their own application for government support, when they were looking to secure the future of the British Grand Prix, was rejected 'on the basis...
Full Story »
1y ago from RichlandF1.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Silverstone calls on PM to stop Circuit of Wales...

Silverstone believes the 'illegal' funding would have a detrimental...
1y ago from espnF1.com

Silverstone writes to PM

Silverstone Circuits Limited have confirmed they have written to Prime...
1y ago from SkySports.com

Silverstone write to PM

Silverstone Circuits Limited have confirmed they have written to Prime...
1y ago from SkySports.com

Silverstone calls on PM for clarification of Welsh...

Silverstone Circuits Limited has written to Prime Minister David Cameron...
1y ago from Pitpass.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MotoGPToday.com

Iannone takes Mugello pole, Marquez knocked out in Q1

Andrea Iannone secured a maiden MotoGP pole position on home soil at...
1h ago from Motorsport.com

Valentino Rossi unveils 2015 Mugello helmet

As is traditional, Valentino Rossi unveiled a special helmet design on...
4h ago from Crash.net

MotoGP Mugello - Full Qualifying Results

Injured Andrea Iannone claims his first MotoGP pole position in...
1h ago from Crash.net

Marquez faces Q1 in Mugello

Repsol Honda's Marc Marquez missed out on automatic qualification through...
4h ago from MotoGP.com

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

IndyCar: Filippi tops Saturday practice for CFH Racing

He may have only qualified 19th for this afternoon's race, but Luca...
29m ago from Racer.com

2015 IndyCar Belle Isle Qualifying 1 Highlights

Watch highlights from the first qualifying session for the Chevrolet Dual...
39m ago from Racer.com

Detroit: Qualifying results

Power on record-setting pace for Detroit pole Qualifying times Round 1 -...
16h ago from Crash.net

Power on record-setting pace for Detroit pole

A week on from finishing first and second in the 2015 Indianapolis 500,...
14h ago from Crash.net

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Kubica's Portugal success with revamped team

Pole re-establishes link with M-Sport
23h ago from WRC.com

New Fiesta sets Tänak’s pulse racing

The Estonian finished fifth after a troublefree run over rough gravel...
1d ago from WRC.com

Erik Carlsson 1929-2015

Swedens 'Mr Saab' and a pioneer of left-foot braking
2d ago from WRC.com

Olsbergs MSE Ford returns to Global Rallycross to...

2015 championship season opens this weekend in Fort Lauderdale Charlotte,...
1d ago from Motorsport.com

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Santi Cazorla: My FA Cup message to Arsenal fans

The Gunners secured their eleventh FA Cup win over Hull last season and...
2h ago from Express.co.uk

Transfer rumours and paper review – Saturday, May 30

Here's the top transfer-related stories in Saturday's newspapers... Inter...
4h ago from TalkSport.com

Exclusive – FA Cup victory can help Arsenal be...

Former Arsenal star Nigel Winterburn believes securing a second FA Cup...
3h ago from TalkSport.com

David Seaman and Andy Townsend say Arsenal beating...

Between them, David Seaman and Andy Townsend have seen their fair share of...
3h ago from DailyMail.co.uk

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.