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French GP ‘in negotiations' for reduced F1 race fee

Apr.22 Paul Ricard is in talks with Formula 1 about reducing the French GP hosting fee. Le Figaro newspaper reports that the circuit at Le Castellet will be limited to just 15,000 fans per day for its scheduled late June event. 'We are fighting for the right to host the grand prix, which is something we can control. This is better than fighting an invisible virus,' said race boss Eric Boullier. 'If the attendance is limited to 15,000 spectators per day, we will receive only 20 percent of the income. We have the opportunity to cover all the costs of organising the race, but we will continue to discuss the size of the fee,' the Frenchman and former McLaren boss added. 'We are in commercial...
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