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Ecclestone still wants Australian night race 25th October 2009, 23:21

Bernie Ecclestone got the Australian Grand Prix promoters to run their Grand Prix as a ‘twilight race’ this year to suit European television audiences better. But he’s still pushing for the event to be turned into a night race like the Singapore Grand Prix. He told the Herald Sun: The later we can get the […]

Briatore sells $25m New York apartment

As Flavio Briatore faces exclusion from Formula 1 (pending the outcome of his case against the FIA next month) and possible ousting from Queens’ Park Rangers football club, it’s no surprise he’s in a hurry to downsize his property portfolio. He had this New York apartment on the market for $38m previously, but has now […]

F1 links: “We don’t a need British GP”

Silverstone warned by Ecclestone (BBC) "We are not prepared to charge less. Do we need a British Grand Prix? No." Five things you can do to support the British Grand Prix (Brits on Pole) "This might be exactly the time when fans can bring a bit of pressure to bear and increase the chances of […]

Tilke’s latest track has F1′s answer to the Laguna Seca corkscrew (Pictures)

We took a look at Motorland Aragon – Hermann Tilke’s latest F1-ready track – earlier this year. Now the track is open for business and F1 driver Jaime Alguersuari is racing there this weekend in the World Series by Renault. Tilke’s tracks are often criticised for being featureless and flat but his latest effort has […]