F1 » Bernie: Silverstone beat other places 'desperate' to stage F1

F1 commercial rights-holder Bernie Ecclestone has revealed that he did not chase the pound signs in finally agreeing terms with Silverstone to safeguard the future of the British Grand Prix - explaining that he could have made 'an awful lot more' money by staging a race elsewhere

Sort Comments: Oldest | Newest


December 08, 2009 4:34 PM

this is bernie trying to put a brave face on it. the truth is that both montreal and silverstone, have managed to get far better deals than they were offered. wait and see what other tracks will be looking for a reduction in costs. in the end, it can only benefit the fans.

andrew mac

December 08, 2009 5:52 PM

If there were other places that were wanting to desperatly stage a GP, they would have surely been more of a cash cow for BE.

The sentimental old fart has lumbered F1 with Silverstone for 17 more years! D'OH!!!!

Page 1 of 3
1 2 3  »

Join the conversation - Add your comment

Please login or register before adding your comments.

Although the administrators and moderators of this website will attempt to keep all objectionable comments off these pages, it is impossible for us to review all messages. All messages express the views of the poster, and neither Crash Media Group nor Crash.Net will be held responsible for the content of any message. We do not vouch for or warrant the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any message, and are not responsible for the contents of any message. If you find a message objectionable, please contact us and inform us of the problem or use the [report] function next to the offending post. Any message that does not conform with the policy of this service can be edited or removed with immediate effect.

© 1999 - 2015 Crash Media Group | Built by Accelerate Agency

The total or partial reproduction of text, photographs or illustrations is not permitted in any form.