Tag Archive: Rita Barbera

Sep 16

Valencia mayor rejected proposal to move GP

“The budget of Valencia is for Valencians”

Valencia Street Circuit logoThe mayor of Valencia rejected a proposal that might have saved the European grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 05

Valencia mayor reveals Ecclestone talks

Talks are “on the right track”

2011-06-26 - Force India F1 Team - Paul di Resta 022011-06-12 - 2710Valencia’s mayor has revealed active negotiations with Bernie Ecclestone over the future of the formula one street race.

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Sep 30

Valencia opens door to Barcelona alternation

After a meeting with mayor Rita Barbera this week

Valencia Street Circuit logoCircuit de CatalunyaThe government of Valencia has left open the door to annually alternating its formula one street race with Spain’s other grand prix venue Barcelona beyond 2014.

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Jun 28

Valencia to be Spain’s only F1 race – reports

Valencia will be the only Spanish date on next year’s formula one calendar.

Valencia Street Circuit logoCircuit de CatalunyaThat was the claim on Tuesday of Radio Valencia as well as Cadena SER, the premier Spanish radio network. The reports said Valencia, the Spanish port city and host of last Sunday’s European grand prix, will take on the mantle of the Spanish grand prix in 2012 and beyond. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 28

Valencia wants earlier F1 calendar slot

“F1 is spectacular in terms of boosting the economy through tourism”

Valencia Street Circuit logoOrganisers of the European grand prix would like an earlier date on formula one calendars of the future. The streets of the Spanish port city Valencia hosted last weekend’s race, the ninth round of the original 2011 schedule and the fourth in Europe. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 23

Valencia wants to break grand prix contract

F1 chief executive “flatly refused

Valencia Street CircuitBernie Ecclestone portraitOrganisers of the European grand prix at Valencia are desperately trying to offload the race contract to an alternate host. That is the claim of the Spanish newspaper El Periodico, reporting that regional president Francisco Camps has determined that the port city cannot afford the annual fee and organisation costs. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 15

Valencia mayor admits city to host F1 launch

F1 officials recently confirmed the agreement but not the date and location

The mayoress of Valencia has all but confirmed reports the Spanish port city will host a common car launch for F1 teams at the end of January. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 03

Valencia would welcome GP date change

Would support the date change to June 27

Valencia would welcome a late June race date on the 2010 formula one calendar, the mayoress of the Spanish port city Rita Barbera has confirmed.

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