Mugello view from the air
Keeping the Italian Grand Prix at historic Monza may require more than the 10 million that have been pledged to fend off threats by Formula 1 chief executive Bernie Ecclestone.
It is believed the governing FIA has some powers to protect some of the sport's most iconic venues, like Monza and also the likes of Monaco, Spa and Silverstone.
But Ecclestone has been making waves in Italy by warning that his current commercial deal with Monza is 'a disaster'.
'I don't think we'll do another contract,' he added. 'After 2016, bye-bye.'
Hardened Formula 1 insiders have seen Ecclestone's hard-nosed negotiating tactics many times before, but he is under pressure from...
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