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Talks to take formula one back to France are still on, according to Magny Cours boss Serge Saulnier.
Last month, Saulnier said: “If the will of a number of people is confirmed in the coming weeks, we are very close (to returning).” He said Magny Cours, located a remote 250 kilometres from Paris and absent from the calendar since 2008, is heading for a comeback race in 2015.
Bernie Ecclestone has hit back at those scoffing at his apparent plans to front a London street race.
Insiders have dismissed the stories either as clever publicity, or a masterly diversion from the Gerhard Gribkowsky corruption scandal. But, according to the Guardian, he told business journalist Christian Sylt this week: “We are getting on with it.
Superstars, GTSprint to line-up top racers, new names. Access to the central grandstand will be free thanks to the free-ticket promotion.
Just a couple of weeks after its successful outing at Donington Park, the Superstars International Series is about to hit the track at another world-renowned venue, the Mugello Circuit. In Scarperia, not too far away from Florence, the Superstars championship will line-up for round four of 2012, while the GTSprint International Series will be back running after Imola for its third round of the year.
Vitaly Petrov on Thursday dealt a blow to Mugello’s ambitions to join the F1 calendar.
The Russian, who drives for Caterham, said the Ferrari owned circuit in beautiful Tuscany is too dangerous for modern grand prix cars. On Thursday, F1 teams are concluding their third consecutive day of rare in-season testing at the high speed circuit near Florence.