Plans are afoot for a F1 street race in the heart of Madrid, Spain’s El Confidencial reports.
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2014 Formula 1 Russian Grand Prix – Marussia withdraws Bianchi’s car in Russia
Bernie Ecclestone has argued consistently that F1’s first visit to Russia should not be mixed with the country’s political situation.
F1 has made the 8,000 kilometre trek from Suzuka to the all-new Sochi Autodrom, but many are not in the mood to celebrate the sport’s latest destination. That is not just because the Russian grand prix is controversial in the shadow of the Ukraine conflict, with president Vladimir Putin slated to attend.
F1 will court further controversy this weekend when Russian president Vladimir Putin oversees the inaugural grand prix at Sochi.
Time is running short if formula one needs three-car teams to bolster dwindling grid numbers in 2015.
That is the claim of Eric Boullier, boss of the McLaren team, presumably one of the richer outfits that would be called upon by Bernie Ecclestone to pick up the slack should some struggling teams collapse over the winter.
Cosworth could be eyeing a return to formula one, with the support of none other than Bernie Ecclestone.
Although the expensive new engine rules and a lack of customers sent the British company off the grid at the end of last year, Cosworth announced recently it is setting up a new manufacturing centre at its Northampton base.