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Ecclestone suggests Monza axe after 2016

– Bernie Ecclestone has suggested that Monza could fall from the calendar after the 2016 campaign.The Italian Grand Prix has been staged at the circuit every season – aside from when the race went to Imola in 1980 – since the World Championship began.But Ecclestone says a renewal is unlikely when the current contract expires."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," Ecclestone explained to Gazzetta dello Sport.Ecclestone's comments follow a dramatic drop in Formula 1 television figures in Italy."TV ratings are lower in Italy than they are elsewhere," he said."TV...
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