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Ecclestone threatens to drop Monza after 2016

Sutton Images Enlarge Bernie Ecclestone says F1 may drop Monza from the calendar after 2016 because of concerns over the commercial viability of one of the sport's most historic circuits. The current extension to Monza's deal occurred in 2010 for the circuit which has hosted every world championship Italian Grand Prix, with the exception of the 1980 race. But Ecclestone is not happy with the terms of that deal and admits his concerns might be enough to drop the race altogether. Speaking to Italian newspaper Gazetta della Sport, Ecclestone said: "I don't think we'll do another contract, the old one was a disaster for us from a commercial point of view. After 2016, bye bye..."...
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