Las Vegas could be the next new F1 destination, Bernie Ecclestone has revealed.
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Red Bull has denied claims it sent illegal coded radio messages to Daniel Ricciardo during the Singapore grand prix.
After the FIA’s new communications clampdown took effect last weekend, McLaren pointed the finger at its rivals for disguising driver-performance related radio calls to Ricciardo as legal technical messages.
Bernie Ecclestone is going straight back to work after agreeing a $100 million deal to end his bribery trial in Munich.
Amid high controversy and suggestions F1’s major stakeholders and his employer CVC might not be happy with Tuesday’s news, it was confirmed that the outcome of the court proceedings is that the 83-year-old is a “free man”.
Bernie Ecclestone says he offered to pay more than $40 million to stop the Gerhard Gribkowsky bribery affair.
Writing in the Independent newspaper, F1 business journalist Christian Sylt said the money Ecclestone used to pay the jailed banker was funded by his commission for the sale of BayernLB’s commercial rights.
Azerbaijan is taking Korea’s full-time place on the F1 calendar, Bernie Ecclestone has confirmed.
It is expected a city street race in the capital Baku starting in 2015 will be announced later this month. F1 chief executive Ecclestone this week indicated the oil-rich former Soviet race is taking the place on the calendar formerly occupied by South Korea, where a race at unpopular Yeongam was last held in 2013.
The FIA’s ‘engine maps’ clampdown has not cost Red Bull even a single tenth, according to the team’s engine supplier Renault.
After crossing the finish line in second place just a week ago at Hockenheim – where the reigning champions were using the now-outlawed settings – Sebastian Vettel’s practice best in Hungary on Friday was good enough only for eighth.