Tag: Wheatcroft & Son
Revealed: How Donington’s F1 plans collapsed
A fuller version of the story behind the failed bid to turn Donington Park into a Formula One venue has been revealed courtesy of the administrators winding up its former leaseholders’ company.
Donington advisors out of pocket after F1 scheme collapse
The finance and development experts brought in to help give credibility to Simon Gillett’s Donington F1 dream were among those burned when the plans collapsed, the report into its administration has revealed.
Donington Park planning permission is signed off
Donington Park has finalised its planning permission after the process was thrown into doubt following a legal challenge for unpaid rent by the circuit owners.
Breaking news: Donington Park court case settled
The court case between Donington Park promoter Simon Gillett and circuit owner Tom Wheatcroft has been settled just days before it was due to be heard, according to a statement on the circuit’s website.Tagged as: British Grand Prix, Donington Park, Formula One, Simon Gillett, Wheatcroft & Son
Saudi prince visits Donington Park circuit
The Donington Park motor racing circuit has recently enjoyed a royal visit – from a Saudi prince who is a very keen motorsports enthusiast. What does two plus two make?Tagged as: Donington Park, Simon Gillett, Wheatcroft & Son
F1: Planners refuse to sink British GP
Planners have given Donington Park two months to collect the necessary signatures to finalise its planning permission for F1-standard upgrades after deciding they could not pre-judge the outcome of a court case.
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.