News Details

Sato casts doubt on Long Beach race

Former F1 driver turned Indy racer Takuma Sato has ruled out Formula One heading to the Long Beach street circuit. In recent months there has been talk about Formula One replacing the IndyCar series at the American street race when the current deal expires next season. However, Sato, who failed to reach the chequered at the recent Long Beach race, has cast doubt over the possibility. According to the Foyt driver, not only will a lot of work need to be done to bring the venue up to F1 standards but the cars would not cope with the incredibly bumpy surface. "I don't know if current F1 cars could absorb the conditions of the track surface here or not," he told Autosport. "I...
Full Story »
2y ago from PlanetF1.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Long Beach commits to IndyCar until 2018

Long Beach was part of the F1 calendar in the late 1970s and early 1980s...
2y ago from espnF1.com

Long Beach rules out F1 race until 2019

Formula 1 will not return to Long Beach in the short-term after the city...
2y ago from TheF1Times.com

De Silvestro makes F1<sup>®</sup> test...

Former IndyCar racer Simona De Silvestro enjoyed her first day of Formula...
2y ago from Formula1.com

De Silvestro conducts Sauber test

Sauber F1 Team Sauber affiliate driver Simona De Silvestro received her...
2y ago from F1Zone.net

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MGPToday.com

KTM and Yamaha differences ‘black and white’ for...

Espargaro and Smith both finished their first MotoGP race with KTM in...
2h ago from BikeSportNews.com

‘First and last’ MotoGP crash of 2017 hopes Iannone

Iannone was susprised by a lack of pace by Marquez, clipped his rear and...
3h ago from BikeSportNews.com

Vinales wins season-opening Qatar MotoGP

Spain's Maverick Vinales on a Yamaha won the season-opening Qatar MotoGP...
1d ago from SuperSport.com

MotoGP Qatar: Sunday times and race results

Times and results from Sunday's MotoGP, Moto2 and Moto3 races in Qatar
1d ago from BikeSportNews.com

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

Video: Onboard with Rahal at Barber

Ride onboard with Graham Rahal at the Barber Motorsports Park, ahead of...
7h ago from GPUpdate.net

Yacaman pursuing Indy 500 seat

Gustavo Yacaman is working to make his leap to the Verizon IndyCar Series...
16h ago from Racer.com

Video: Mario Andretti drives CMS road course

Mario Andretti took some hot laps around Charlotte Motor Speedway's road...
3d ago from Racer.com

James Hinchcliffe Onboard Lap in Mercedes-AMG C 63 DTM

Following on from Robert Wickens taking on James Hinchcliffe's Indycar,...

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Getting Excited for Dirt 4!

In all honesty, we're a bit late to this party since news about Dirt 4...
17h ago from WorldRallyBlog.c...

Germany rings the changes

New stages and a new service base in 2017
4d ago from WRC.com

Regroup exclusive: Seb Marshall

Regroup exclusive: Seb Marshall In the latest edition of the Regroup...
2d ago from WRC.com

Video: Teaser Tour de Corse 2017

Video: Teaser Tour de Corse 2017
2d ago from WRC.com

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Champions League's 50 greatest games of all time...

The 50 greatest Champions League games of all time... Sportsmail...
5h ago from DailyMail.co.uk

Sol Campbell: Arsenal need more players like Alexis...

al legend and current T&T assistant Sol Campbell discusses Arsene Wenger's...
3h ago from ESPNFC.co.uk

Premier League stats uncovered: Which star man has...

Premier League stats: Stars ranked by through balls Tue, March 28, 2017...
3h ago from Express.co.uk

Sir Alex Ferguson on top four battle: What I think of...

The Red Devils are fighting to return to the Champions League, with the...
7h ago from Express.co.uk

Comments

Hottest News

'Replace Kimi with Giovinazzi!', says ex-Scuderia boss

Antonio Giovinazzi's performance last weekend in... Read More »
3h ago from F1i.com

Brown wants five more years with Alonso!

McLaren executive Zak Brown believes that his... Read More »
1h ago from F1i.com

Lauda scoffs at Raikkonen struggle theory

Triple time F1 world champion Niki Lauda has... Read More »
15h ago from ThisIsF1.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.