Ricciardo hopes to win back Melbourne podium
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Bernie Ecclestone on Wednesday warned that formula one could race away from Melbourne after 2015.
The Albert Park event has a contract until then, but the F1 chief executive is pushing hard for the Australian organisers to agree to stage a night race. “After then (2015), we really don’t know,” the 81-year-old Briton told the Melbourne newspaper The Age.
It has been a busy time in the world of formula one sponsorship.
The German media is saying Nick Heidfeld’s axe at Renault was definitely financially-motivated, with the team’s confirmation of four new sponsors. One is with Bruno Senna’s personal backer Embratel, and another with the Brazilian oil company OGX.
Daniel Ricciardo is poised to make his formula one race debut at Silverstone next weekend.
+HRT not confirming Ricciardo reports
+Ricciardo confirms Silverstone F1 debut
Ecclestone not in New York for F1 race talks
Bernie Ecclestone has stepped up his attack on Jean Todt, highlighting a growing rift between F1′s chief executive and the head of the governing FIA. Ecclestone said recently he is “at loggerheads” with Todt over the 2013 engine rules, with Todt responding this week: “I hear about the (engine) noise, but that’s evolution.” The 80-year-old, in London this week rather than travelling to Australia for the season opener, has replied with a stinging attack on Frenchman Todt — “a poor man’s Max.”