Posts Tagged ‘British Grand Prix’

13 Nov 2008: F1: Report says Donington planning decision delayed

The Evening Standard has reported that the Donington Park planning application will now not be settled before January 27.

7 Nov 2008: Bernie: Even Lewis can’t save British GP if Donington fails

Bernie Ecclestone has told British F1 fans that not even a home champion will be enough to save their grand prix in 2010 should Donington Park fail to meet its obligation to stage the event.

30 Oct 2008: F1: Moss questions Donington’s British GP readiness

Sir Stirling Moss has said that he believes the Donington Park race circuit cannot be ready in time to stage the British Grand Prix in 2010, and that the event should remain at Silverstone. And more details of the planning application have emerged.

4 Oct 2008: Donington planning process is on track

The UK’s race fans should find out by the end of this year whether Donington Park has cleared the planning permission hurdle it faces as part of its campaign to be ready to stage the 2010 British Grand Prix.

5 Sep 2008: Breaking news: Donington plans are in

Donington Park has announced, via its website, its plans for redevelopment ready for the 2010 British Grand Prix and confirmed that they have been submitted to North West Leicestershire District Council.

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?

5 Sep 2008: Breaking news: Donington director Lee Gill quits

Autosport has just broken the news that Donington Park’s Chief Operating Officer Lee Gill has ended his involvement with the circuit and the company that runs it.

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.

 
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