New Sao Paulo mayor wants to keep Brazil GP at Interlagos

Published on 29 Nov 2012 11:46
image
The incoming mayor of Sao Paulo wants to keep formula one at Interlagos. Bernie Ecclestone has warned that, without substantial upgrades to the ageing Brazilian grand prix venue, he might not extend the city's race contract.

But the German-language Speed Week reports that the demolition equipment will soon arrive at Interlagos to raze the old buildings, with new ones to be built at an estimated cost of EUR 60 million. "The future mayor, Fernando Haddad, is confident that (Ecclestone's) conditions will be fulfilled for an early renewal of the Brazilian grand prix contract," read the report.

Haddad is quoted as saying: "I will do everything so that the grand prix stays in our city. In the coming weeks we want to sign the new contract until 2022." (GMM)


Replies (0)




MY
        Grand Prix of Malaysia
Local time
Sunday Weather image
Race
09:00 - 11:00
 
 
Fastest lap
09:00 - 11:00
 
 
Saturday Weather image
Free practice 3
08:00 - 09:00
 
 
Qualifying
11:00 - 12:00
 
 
Friday Weather image
Free practice 1
04:00 - 05:30
 
 
Free practice 2
08:00 - 09:30
 
 
 
Give your opinion!
Will 2017's new regulations bring more exciting racing?



Formula 1 Championship 2016
Track Sepang International
 
Track Sepang International
Location MY Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Website Website
 
Formula 1 Calendar
Previous Grand Prix: 18 September 2016
SG Grand Prix of Singapore Grand Prix of Singapore
Next Grand Prix: 2 October 2016
MY Grand Prix of Malaysia Grand Prix of Malaysia