News Details

Long Beach rules out Formula 1 return

– Formula 1 will not return to Long Beach in the immediate future after organisers announced that the circuit has extended its contract with IndyCar until 2018. Long Beach promoter Chris Pook had been eager for the circuit to host Formula 1 events, despite admitting that the track would require $9m of upgrades in order to meet the required safety standards. Long Beach City Council has left the door open for Formula 1 in the future after requesting proposals from other series when the new contract expires in June 2018. Formula 1 raced at Long Beach between 1976 and 1983. Various American categories, including CART, Champ Car and IndyCar, have raced at the circuit since 1984. The most...
Full Story »
1y ago from GPUpdate.net 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...
1y ago from espnF1.com

Long Beach rules out F1 race until 2019

Formula 1 will not return to Long Beach in the short-term after the city...
1y ago from TheF1Times.com

Sato casts doubt on Long Beach race

Former F1 driver turned Indy racer Takuma Sato has ruled out Formula One...
1y ago from PlanetF1.com

Formula 1 must look beyond Ecclestone era warns Wolff

Bernie Ecclestone with Toto Wolff On the eve of a trial that could send...
1y ago from GrandPrix247.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MotoGPToday.com

No room for mistakes - Rossi

Valentino Rossi knows that he can't afford any slip ups if he is to get...
2h ago from SuperSport.com

Smith Expecting Mugello to Suit Yamaha

Bradley Smith is confident of continuing his strong start to 2015 at...

Espargaro cleared to race

Suzuki rider Aleix Espargaro has been given the green light to...
2h ago from SuperSport.com

No ‘setup mistakes’ at Mugello MotoGP - Rossi

Movistar Yamaha’s Valentino Rossi says there must be no setup mistakes...
22h ago from BikeSportNews.com

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

IndyCar hands down Indianapolis 500 penalties

James Davison’s Dale Coyne Racing squad was handed a $10,000 fine as...
9h ago from SpeedCafe.com

IndyCar: Safety improvements developing after...

Page 1 of 2 The Verizon IndyCar Series and chassis manufacturer Dallara...
14h ago from Racer.com

IndyCar: Hinchcliffe released from hospital,...

Verizon IndyCar Series driver James Hinchcliffe was released from IU...
17h ago from Racer.com

Indy 500 post-event infractions, manufacturer points...

IndyCar announced the following post-event infractions from the...
11h ago from Racer.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Portugal driver report: Part 1

Jari-Matti Latvala (VW Polo R)Victory in Portugal came at just the right...
16h ago from WRC.com

Matton: Meeke no longer has to prove himself

After last month’s breakthrough success in Argentina, Meeke was again...
21h ago from WRC.com

Evans brothers settle Canberra dispute

Australian Rally Championship front-runners Simon and Eli Evans have...
1d ago from Motorsport.com

WRC Competitor Denied Medical Intervention After...

The Fnckmatié World Rally Team has claimed that their driver Lorenzo...

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Man Utd to announce Ilkay Gundogan deal THIS WEEKEND...

The 24-year-old has also been linked with rivals Arsenal, but has...
1h ago from Express.co.uk

Transfer blow as Man United and Chelsea target set for...

Manchester United and Chelsea are close to losing out on Paulo Dybala...

Arsenal set to receive £5.7m bid for first-choice...

Athletic Bilbao are preparing a £5.7million bid in order to sign Arsenal...

Arsene Wenger Wants Final Resolution With FIFA Arrests

It has been reported thatArsenal boss Arsene Wenger believes FIFA...
6h 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.