Posts Tagged ‘Bernie Ecclestone’

4 Oct 2008: GP3 vs Formula Master: evidence of a house divided?

GP2 is launching a new support series entitled GP3. And Formula Master is also due to stage extra support races at 2009 F1 events. What’s going on?

23 Sep 2008: Racing splits: Is Formula One heading for disaster?

Earlier in the season, just when the threat of a split in world motorsport seemed to be receding, up popped Max Mosley and Bernie Ecclestone with dangerous talk of F1 breakaways and rivals to GP2. But if it happens, does it have to end in tears?

5 Sep 2008: Opinion: could this possibly be the saving of Donington?

Could the resignations of members of Donington Park’s senior management plus its PR company be the catalyst that saves the British Grand Prix?

2 Sep 2008: F1: Lewis would be a “very acceptable” champion

Lewis Hamilton could potentially do more for the image of F1 as world champion than either Fernando Alonso or Kimi Raikkonen, according to Bernie Ecclestone.

1 Sep 2008: British GP: what might replace it in 2010?

Clearly the best solution would be not to have to go down this road in the first place. But we think the prospect of no British race in 2010 is, unfortunately, very real. So, what might we be able to look forward to instead?

1 Sep 2008: British GP: why we think it won’t happen in 2010

A visit to Silverstone yesterday to watch the latest round of the British Touring Car championship has brought our thoughts back round to the vexed question of the 2010 British Grand Prix. And we are forced to admit that we don’t think it will happen at all.

1 Aug 2008: F1: Concorde negotiations are warming up

We’ve all had our eyes on some thrilling racing since the British Grand Prix – but there are still some political developments going on in F1 that are worth keeping in touch with. Here’s our quick guide.

9 Jul 2008: F1: Donington Park “has submitted no formal plans”

The stakes in the battle to ensure that Britain hosts a grand prix in 2010 are rising daily – with news today that Donington Park’s local council has not yet received any formal planning application from the circuit.

6 Jul 2008: F1: ‘McLaren fine broke vote rule’ claim

The FIA vote which handed McLaren a £50 million fine may not have been conducted in line with the organisation’s own rules, according to a story in today’s Independent.

4 Jul 2008: F1: Bernie shafts BRDC, moves British GP to Donington Park

With celebrations already under way to mark Silverstone’s 60th anniversary, Bernie Ecclestone pulled the rug out from under the Northamptonshire circuit by announcing the British Grand Prix will move to Donington Park from 2010.

 
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