F1 » Ecclestone: F1 could return to 'big mistake' Indy.

The USGP may be a surprise addition to the 2011 F1 calendar if Bernie Ecclestone can strike a deal to return to Indianapolis.

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WhoCares - Unregistered

March 14, 2010 2:40 PM

How is it the crowd's fault when you can't get your tires right, then you try to piss people off by not giving refunds?
F*CK F1, i'll never go back. Bring on MotoGP


March 14, 2010 2:45 PM

You guys are right. Infineon , Road Atlanta , Watkins Glen and other tracks would be more suitable for F1 than Indy.

There's only one problem. Those tracks would lose their special character and would be so full of chicanes and runoff area that you wouldn't recognize them.

Keep the race at Indy.

f1aroo - Unregistered

March 14, 2010 2:52 PM

"It's only the fact that it's all the wrong crowd and the wrong people," Ecclestone
What the hell does that mean? 150-175,000 of the wrong crowd. Maybe he prefers the 30,000 in Turkey of the right crowd.
I still think he was just ticked that he got the wrong fruit basket in his Holiday Inn room.
Look up IGMO in the dictionary and there is ol' Bern's pic


March 14, 2010 3:14 PM

Bernie can suck my left nut! Hes got his nose so far up his ass! Piss me off when I read that! Had he paid more attention to the quality of the tires being provided and less to his wallet we would have had a race since. Jerko :-off


March 14, 2010 4:03 PM

the wrong crowd? what's up Bernie didn't they pay enough to get in. Perhaps the yanks are too smart to be ripped off.
Either that or they think when they go to a track like indy there should be some passing. Or (and heres a shock) maybe just some racing, not 6 cars 'parading' around.

I agree if you want an F1 track with a an F1 style crowd Laguna Seca.

However after seeing todays 'race' who would be intrested the americans like to see close competion with the drivers trying. How pi**ed would they be if after the race the currant champion said I wasn't trying that hard because of my tyres.

Nanbawan - Unregistered

March 14, 2010 4:28 PM

Laguna Seca as it is today is way too short for F1, and let's be honest, the track only has one interesting corner...

Road America looks like a good base to me. Of course you'd need a lot of investment to make it to F1 standards but that's seems worth it.

Anyway, the problem is always the same for an US GP. Who's willing to pay to refund the organiser as it works anywhere else where public authorities allow them to make a benefit while they actually lose the money organising the race. The current F1 business model is based on global promotion at the state or city level.

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