News Details

Ecclestone warns Monza could fall off F1 calendar

Bernie Ecclestone Formula 1 chief executive Bernie Ecclestone has warned that Monza is on a three year countdown to being dropped of the Formula 1 calendar. Italy's Autodromo Nazionale is one of the last remaining iconic venues on the calendar, but Ecclestone says he will say 'bye-bye' to Monza after 2016. 'Audiences are lower in Italy than anywhere,' he told La Gazzetta dello Sport. Ecclestone confirmed that Monza's contract does not expire until after the 2016 race, but the future is 'Not good'. 'I don't think we'll do another contract,' he said. 'The old one was a disaster for us from a commercial point of view. After 2016, bye-bye.' Ecclestone's statement might be interpreted as an...
Full Story »
2y ago from GrandPrix247.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Ecclestone reveals 19 races on 2015 F1 calendar

Bernie Ecclestone Formula 1 chief executive  Bernie Ecclestone has...
2y ago from GrandPrix247.com

Bye, bye to Monza?

One of the most historic tracks on the F1 calendar looks set to be...
2y ago from Pitpass.com

Silverstone’s 50th anniversary: A look back at...

1956 RAC British GP Juan Manuel Fangio in the Lancia-Ferrari D50 July sees...
2y ago from GrandPrix247.com

2015 calendar to have 19 races says Ecclestone

The F1 calendar will not break the 20-race barrier in 2015, Bernie...
2y ago from GrandPrix.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MGPToday.com

Smith will need further surgery on leg injury

Bradley Smith says the knee injury that has ruled him out of this...
5h ago from Motorsport.com

‘I’m going to have a go’ says Lowes ahead of...

Britain’s Alex Lowes will make his competitive MotoGP debut at...
9h ago from BikeSportNews.com

Smith apologises to home fans for absence

– Tech 3 Yamaha rider Bradley Smith has issued an apology to...
9h ago from GPUpdate.net

Baz wants to prove Avintia right for retaining him

Loris Baz says he is determined to prove that the Avintia MotoGP squad...
1d ago from Motorsport.com

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

INDY LIGHTS: Hamilton Jr. to run Monterey doubleheader

Davey Hamilton Jr., the 18-year-old son of veteran Indy car driver Davey...
1h ago from Racer.com

INDYCAR: Negrao, Urrutia, Veach set for Sonoma test

The final test during the season will take place on Sept. 8 at Sonoma...
3h ago from Racer.com

PRUETT: Painting the IndyCar points picture

The hunt for the 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series championship has come down...
6h ago from Racer.com

INDYCAR: Hinchcliffe set for 'Dancing with the Stars'

The IndyCar Series is getting its second dancing star on national TV....
4h ago from Racer.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Solberg will contest French World RX round after...

Reigning World Rallycross champion Petter Solberg, who was involved in a...
9h ago from Motorsport.com

Smeets named new VW Motorsport boss

Belgian gets top job following Capito's departure
8h ago from WRC.com

Volkswagen appoints Smeets to replace McLaren-bound...

Volkswagen has appointed former WRC co-driver Sven Smeets as its new...
1d ago from Motorsport.com

Scheider set for World Rallycross return in Barcelona

Audi DTM driver Timo Scheider is set to compete for All-Inkl.com Munnich...
1d ago from Motorsport.com

Popular On GunnersToday.com

'I have had a similar career to Toure'

Laurent Koscielny is looking forward to seeing Kolo Toure back in Arsenal...
2h ago from Arsenal.com

Wilshere update: Arsenal snub interest from top-four...

According to reports from The Telegraph, Arsenal have rejected interest...

Comments

Hottest News

Mad Max – ‘Someone would have put him in a tree’

Considering how much paperwork the FIA must have... Read More »
4h ago from F1.co.uk

Brundle: F1's Max attack at Spa

It's all about the drivers, always was and always... Read More »
9h ago from SkySports.com

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.