Posts Tagged ‘Bernie Ecclestone’

29 Apr 2009: F1: Mandelson leans on Ecclestone over British GP – and other stories

Here’s some further reading for those of you following the fate of the 2010 British Grand Prix – things have really been kicking off today under cover of the McLaren penalty. Is Bernie really now the race promoter…?

28 Apr 2009: F1: Ecclestone says banks no longer backing Donington

The banks working with Donington Park’s promoter to fund essential upgrades in time for the 2010 British Grand Prix have reportedly “pulled back” – according to none other than Formula One promoter Bernie Ecclestone.

28 Apr 2009: F1: Ecclestone hints McLaren might be spared harsh penalty

On the eve of McLaren’s appearance in front of the World Motorsport Council on five charges of bringing Formula One into disrepute, there is a glimmer of hope for the team of the reigning world champion.

28 Apr 2009: F1: Silverstone redeemed from ninth circle of hell

So, the signs are that, despite all his erstwhile fulminations against Silverstone, Bernie Ecclestone is beginning to soften very, very slightly towards the idea of future grands prix there.

25 Apr 2009: Donington’s planning permission could be revoked

The Donington situation gets more complicated by the day – but councillors are now threatening to revoke the circuit’s planning permission over unsigned documents. At least the BTCC is still slated to turn up…

23 Apr 2009: British GP doomed as Wheatcroft sues Gillett for return of Donington lease?

The death-blow to Donington Park’s hopes of staging the British Grand Prix may have been struck today – by circuit owner Tom Wheatcroft, suing Simon Gillett’s company for nearly £2.5 million in unpaid rent.

14 Mar 2009: F1: Is British GP safe even if Donington does deliver?

Bernie Ecclestone has appeared to cast doubt over the future of the British Grand Prix even if Donington Park delivers on its promise to have a F1-worthy track ready by next summer.

23 Feb 2009: F1: Honda claims ‘no serious buyer’ for team

Jenson Button’s hopes of lining up on the Melbourne grid have taken a possibly fatal blow this morning following fresh doubts over the saleability of his team.

17 Feb 2009: F1: Silverstone is going out in style

Silverstone will be sending the British Grand Prix off in style in its 60th year – the circuit has announced that, with four months still to go, the venue is on course for a capacity crowd.

10 Feb 2009: Why there will never be a Team Great Britain in F1

A new all-American team is slated to enter Formula One in 2010, featuring a car, drivers and engineering all based in that country. Brits on Pole asks: what does this mean for the series, for motorsport in general, and for British racing?

 
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