Tag Archive: Simon Briggs

Jul 30

Teams cautiously welcome split British TV deal

Bernie Ecclestone has dismissed suggestions the new television broadcasting deal for Britain is a breach of the Concorde Agreement

2011-06-09_03142010-10-24 - Renault F1 Team - Eric Boullier 01It is understood the highly-secreted agreement between the commercial rights holder, the FIA and the teams includes clauses guaranteeing free-to-air coverage in F1’s key markets. Read the rest of this entry »


Jun 27

Ecclestone happy with F1 ‘home’ in Valencia

The Valencia street circuit is now a “home” for formula one, according to F1 chief executive Bernie Ecclestone.

Ahead of its debut race in 2008, it is believed a seven-year contract was signed. But the venue has met with criticism, including a 5.4 kilometre layout that has hosted processional races, and a lack of atmosphere due to the absence of many boats in the marina. Read the rest of this entry »