Posts Tagged ‘Bernie Ecclestone’

17 Aug 2009: Donington Park: no news before September

Donington Park has said that no details of the progress of its construction work and fundraising attempts are going to be released before September.

15 Aug 2009: F1: Silverstone sets British GP ultimatum

Silverstone has issued a British Grand Prix ultimatum to Bernie Ecclestone and Donington Park – it’s six weeks or bust if you want us to stage the 2010 race.

20 Jul 2009: Damon Hill finally hits out at Ecclestone

In the whole saga of the future of the British Grand Prix Damon Hill, former F1 world champion and son of a F1 world champion, has been one of Silverstone’s greatest assets.

19 Jul 2009: Why Ecclestone has harmed F1 more than he may realise – and why Vatanen may only make it worse

With the fuss finally calming down after Bernie Ecclestone’s ill-considered remarks to The Times, in which he said that dictators like Hitler at least got things done, you might be feeling grateful that the whole sorry episode is out of the way. Unfortunately we may not be able to forget it yet.

21 Jun 2009: Opinion: Bernie’s British Grand Prix climbdown is a trap

F1 rights holder Bernie Ecclestone went on live television from the British Grand Prix paddock on Saturday and said the words that a nation’s motorsport fans desperately wanted to hear: there will be a race in 2010, and it could be at Silverstone. So what was the catch?

17 Jun 2009: F1: Our manifesto for the British Grand Prix

It’s the British Grand Prix. Brits on Pole’s biggest weekend of the year. A chance for Lewis and Jense to race in front of their home crowds – and, very likely, for the latter to take another decisive step towards securing a fairytale drivers’ title. So why can’t we get more excited?

18 May 2009: Could the BRDC sell Silverstone?

Claims that the Silverstone race circuit could be put up for sale in order to ease financial pressures on its owners have been made by a newspaper this weekend.

15 May 2009: F1: Lola jumps in – as teams and FIA fail to agree deal

It’s a good thing, really, that racecar manufacturer Lola has confirmed that it is throwing its hat into the F1 ring for 2010. Because, at the rate things are going, only a handful of the existing competitors could be there to join the prospective newcomers.

13 May 2009: Opinion: Now Ecclestone threatens no British GP in 2010

It looks like the fears of everyone who believes this year’s British Grand Prix at Silverstone could be the last for a while are a step closer to being realised.

4 May 2009: F1: Is British GP protected by the Concorde Agreement?

The possibility of crucial protection for the British Grand Prix and four other classic European races to remain on F1’s calendar has emerged – courtesy of an unnamed team principal.

 
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