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Ecclestone confirms Azerbaijan replacing axed Korea in 2015

2012 Red Bull Show Run in Baku Azerbaijan is taking Korea's full-time place on the grand prix calendar starting in 2015, Bernie Ecclestone has confirmed. It is expected a city street race in the capital Baku will be announced later this month. Formula 1 chief executive Ecclestone this week indicated the oil-rich former Soviet race is taking the place on the calendar formerly occupied by South Korea, where a race at unpopular Yeongam was last held in 2013. Korean organisers have baulked at the sport's high sanctioning fees. Speaking this week to Formula 1 business journalist Christian Sylt, Ecclestone said of the country: 'I don't want to go back there.' 'Baku has been signed,' he told the...
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