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Tim Wohlford
12-Jul-2007, 07:22 PM
Indy just dropped its F1 race for next year.

Or, Bernie just claimed that he dropped Indy for next year. "We didn't
reach an agreement... Let's see if we miss America."

No other F1 race is being planned for the USA. There is a billionaire who
wants to return F1 to the streets of Las Vegas, but a late-June race in
Vegas would be, uh, very hot.

Bernie obviously doesn't realize that open-wheel racing in the USA either
goes thru Indy (been that way since the 1940's), or it soon shrivels up and
dies. AS Bernie says... Let's see.

Tim Wohlford
sometimes auto racing journalist who just got his Indy credentials for the
Brickyard 400

Jim Pye
13-Jul-2007, 03:14 AM
Tim Wohlford wrote:

> Indy just dropped its F1 race for next year.
>
> Or, Bernie just claimed that he dropped Indy for next year. "We didn't
> reach an agreement... Let's see if we miss America."
>
> No other F1 race is being planned for the USA. There is a billionaire who
> wants to return F1 to the streets of Las Vegas, but a late-June race in
> Vegas would be, uh, very hot.
>
> Bernie obviously doesn't realize that open-wheel racing in the USA either
> goes thru Indy (been that way since the 1940's), or it soon shrivels up
> and
> dies. AS Bernie says... Let's see.
>
> Tim Wohlford
> sometimes auto racing journalist who just got his Indy credentials for the
> Brickyard 400
Tim

I think that this might mean planned races like the night one in Singapore
will have more opportunity. What was the other one? ValeNZia :) I think the
debacle with the tyres a couple of years back did not really endear itself
to the community. Not sure who's fault that ultimately was. Maybe bring
back a Mexican GP?

WOW just went to the www.formula1.com and they have made big changes very
swish...

Jim


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