Too many grands prix?
Formula 1 team bosses are heading for a clash with Bernie Ecclestone over the shape of the next Grand Prix calendars.
It has emerged that Mexico is joining the schedule next year, and Azerbaijan and possibly New Jersey in 2016. That would blow the number of races out from 19 – comfortably under the Concorde Agreement limit of 20 – to a potential 22.
But actually, according to Auto Motor und Sport, the newly agreed commercial agreements with Formula 1 chief executive Ecclestone in fact allow for a new maximum of 22 races.
For Formula 1′s commercial rights holders, more races converts automatically into more income. But Auto Motor und Sport claims that...
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