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Canada GP needs more money for 2021 ‘ghost race'

Apr.12 The fate of the 2021 Canadian GP is hanging in the balance. La Presse reports that the prospect of a spectator-free ‘ghost race' for the Montreal event is rising, prompting promoter Francois Dumontier's organisation to seek an extra $6 million in compensation from the government. The report said Liberty Media wants an answer by April 12. 'We want the grand prix to take place in Montreal,' Montreal mayor Valerie Plante is quoted by Le Journal de Montreal. 'But for me, on the issue of taxpayers' money we must ensure that it is spent in a good way. We are in discussions with the government of Quebec and the federal government to see what the situation is,' she said. 'The...
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