News Details

Long Beach rules out F1 race until 2019

Formula 1 will not return to Long Beach in the short-term after the city council chose to extend IndyCar's exclusive deal for three years until 2018. F1's Bernie Ecclestone had written to the council to show an interest in taking over the event from F1's American rival. The events founder, Chris Pook, was put in charge of evaluating the possibility of a return and estimated it would cost £6 million ($10m) to bring the street circuit up to modern F1 standards. Whilst IndyCar will remain until at least 2018, the council voted to but the event out to bid once the extension had expired, which is potentially good news for F1. "The fact that it is going to bid is the important thing,...
Full Story »
2y ago from TheF1Times.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Long Beach commits to IndyCar until 2018

Long Beach was part of the F1 calendar in the late 1970s and early 1980s...
2y ago from espnF1.com

Alonso dedicates first '14 podium to Domenicali

Ferrari's Fernando Alonso dedicated the teams first podium of 2014 to...
2y ago from TheF1Times.com

Imagining the future of F1: Human Ignition (Ep.2)

Formula 1 is an ever changing and adapting sport. The cars have come a...
2y ago from TheF1Times.com

Honda: Just McLaren for now

Honda says there are no plans to supply its new power unit to teams other...
2y ago from SkySports.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MGPToday.com

Stoner makes Ducati MotoGP test return at Misano

Casey Stoner will take part in his third MotoGP test of the season for...
22h ago from Motorsport.com

MotoGP: Sam Lowes makes Aprilia debut

Moto2 championship contender Sam Lowes has made his debut on the Aprilia...
12h ago from MotorcycleNews.c...

‘My fate was sealed after Iannone signing’

Aleix Espargaro has revealed that he knew his time with Suzuki was up...
16h ago from SuperSport.com

Moto3: Who the hell is Francesco Bagnaia?

Only days before his incredible debut Moto3 win at Assen, MCN caught up...
16h ago from MotorcycleNews.c...

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

Penske and Andretti lead tributes to Chip Ganassi

Roger Penske, Mario Andretti and Jeff Gordon are among the list of stars...
7h ago from Motorsport.com

Will Power converts pole to Road America win

Will Power has prevailed in a thrilling finish with victory in the Kohler...
1h ago from SpeedCafe.com

Newgarden will “definitely race Iowa” despite...

JR Hildebrand stood in for him at today’s Iowa Speedway test, but Josef...
1h ago from Motorsport.com

INDYCAR: Gold Coast group tries for return

IndyCar could make its long-hoped-for return to Surfers Paradise –...
11h ago from Racer.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

#Yprexit?

This one certainly came out of left field. In a twist that no one saw...

Poland countdown: recce notes

Advertising Sometimes referred to as Rally Finland without the jumps,...
15h ago from WRC.com

WRC 2 titans collide in Poland

Title contenders come together for gravel speedfest
15h ago from WRC.com

Breen versus Lefebvre

Advertising Both have the chance to impress team boss Yves Matton at PZM...
17h ago from WRC.com

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Japan international confirms Gunners offer

Japanese striker Takuma Asano has confirmed that Arsenal have approached...
10h ago from News.ArseBlog.com

Arsenal, Chelsea and Southampton to hold talks with...

GETTY WANTED: Lille star Sofiane Boufal According to Guardian journalist...
20h ago from DailyStar.co.uk

Arsenal close to striker signing, as journalist...

We are few more days away from the transfer window to officially open and...
17h ago from ArsenalFever.com

Euro champs eye stunning transfer raid on Arsenal amid...

According to reports from Foot Mercato, Real Madrid are targeting Arsenal...
13h ago from FootballFancast....

Comments

Hottest News

A pretty cool birthday present!

Nico Rosberg, who celebrated his 31st birthday on... Read More »
14h ago from F1i.com

Who's the greatest F1 champion of all time?

Hunt, Lauda, Hamilton, Schumacher...there have... Read More »
12h ago from Crash.net

Recent News

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.