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 »
1y 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...
1y ago from GrandPrix247.com

Bye, bye to Monza?

One of the most historic tracks on the F1 calendar looks set to be...
1y 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...
1y 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...
1y ago from GrandPrix.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MotoGPToday.com

Rossi: 15 years of winning

Not happy with breaking the records of others, Valentino Rossi broke one...
16h ago from MotoGP.com

Qualifying sessions in MotorLand

Mir, Pons and Rivas post best qualifying times at Aragon. Proving the...
12h ago from MotoGP.com

MotoGP riders discuss passion for cycling

A selection of top riders swap horsepower for pedal-power in a cycling...
17h ago from MotoGP.com

#RossiVsMarquez: Watch it from every angle

Go On Board with Marquez, Rossi & the circuit helicopter for the ultimate...
2d ago from MotoGP.com

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

Power penalised for Fontana incident

– Will Power has been fined $25,000 and placed on probation for the...
2d ago from GPUpdate.net

IndyCar Power fined $25k; Vautier $10K, Rahal $5k...

The Verizon IndyCar Series has informed its teams of the penalties...
3d ago from Racer.com

IndyCar: 'Insane' race spurs critics, supporters

Several leading IndyCar drivers including Juan Pablo Montoya, Will Power...
6d ago from Racer.com

2016 IndyCar season to be longer, Road America may...

IndyCar is expecting a stronger schedule for next season, which will last...
3d ago from Motorsport.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Ogier holds off Mikkelsen to extend lead

Sebastien Ogier is on course to extend his World Rally Championship...
8h ago from SuperSport.com

Ogier pressed by Mikkelsen

Volkswagen team-mates Sebastien Ogier and Andreas Mikkelsen will contest...
8h ago from SkySports.com

Lappi keeps Pontus at bay in WRC 2

Skoda duo in charge of Rally Poland support category
8h ago from WRC.com

Video: Talking about the risks of Rally Poland

The fact that we did not see many issues, retirements and destroyed cars,...

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Women's World Cup: England finish third

You can follow the progress of Arsenal Ladies’ stars at the...
3h ago from Arsenal.com

Arsenal's international star leaves the club in...

SIGNING: Podolski has joined Galatasaray [GETTY] Touihri said: "We...
4h ago from DailyStar.co.uk

Arsenal target Arturo Vidal on the verge of sealing...

Juventus midfielder Arturo Vidal is on the verge of completing a move to...
9h ago from TalkSport.com

Man United: Twitter reacts to Robin van Persie's...

Manchester United striker Robin van Persie agreed personal terms with...
12h ago from CaughtOffside.com

Comments

comments powered by Disqus

Hottest News

Aston Martin to return with Mercedes-powered Red Bull?

Aston Martin could be set for a return to Formula... Read More »
7h ago from GrandPrixTimes.com

Haas F1 could have big advantage in 2016

With all of the talk in Formula 1 centered on its... Read More »
12h ago from Formula1Blog.com

Alonso could be disqualified after tyre mistake

McLaren boss Eric Boullier confirmed the mistake,... Read More »
13h ago from Motorsport.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.