Warwick: Liberty not to blame for Silverstone impasse

Warwick: Liberty not to blame for Silverstone impasse

The contract the BRDC signes was a strong-arm move by Ecclestone and everyone knew it. I have not won the last two races.

Which brings me to Chase Carey and Liberty Media.

Jolyon Palmer is looking forward to driving in front of his home crowd as the Formula 1 circus returns to Silverstone once again.

The proposal adds that it would include a "post-race Closing Ceremony with a grand spectacular concert and fireworks, with hand over to the next destination promoter on the F1 event calendar".

Liberty is also considering the Docklands bid, which City A.M. understands would involve a race using roads in Silvertown, with Canary Wharf providing a stunning backdrop.

If the BRDC is unsuccessful in reaching a new deal, the future of Formula One in the UK looks uncertain at best. His response to the criticism he has now faced: "I love the fans, don't get me wrong".

The track is built on the grounds of a former World War II bomber airport.

Aren't all (or most) the F1 teams headquartered there?

Some 100,000 spectators watched the F1 Live event in London, with all the drivers apart from Hamilton putting on a tyre-smoking display.

Presumably that does not mean it will be at Silverstone.

A street race in London would be a mistake and Silverstone should remain the home of Formula One in Britain, retired triple world champion Jackie Stewart said on Friday. Whatever may come of the shield, the focus is right in protecting the drivers.

However the UK situation plays out, Bratches says grand prix will not solely be allocated to the highest bidder. How many years has F1 tried to get a New York race?

"I think we will have a lot of fun this weekend".

The idea has been suggested to F1 owner Liberty Media as a completely separate event, rather than a rival, to Silverstone.

City A.M. reports that the people behind the London GP were those who lost out to Premier League football club West Ham United in the bidding race for the use of the Olympic Stadium in 2012.

I'll tell you what I do think this shows, though. "Id' like to think they'll be super impressed with it".

'I wanted him to be in the garage, to sit in my seat and enjoy, ' said Hamilton.

A future Formula One Grand Prix could be held at London's Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park after a privately-owned company revealed it has pitched a plan to the city's Mayor Sadiq Khan.

An F1 Ferrari in Central London recently. And every time he threatened to take the Grand Prix away from Silverstone, they always seemed to reach an accommodation, didn't they? Vasseur comes to Sauber after formerly heading Renault when they returned to the sport and shepherding them from the bottom of the grid. Fernando Alonso, in a story that is as old as time at this point, will enjoy a 30-spot penalty because apparently the team rebuilt his car from scratch for the race. Keep an eye on him, plus the other on James Hinchcliffe, who really wants to be the local boy who makes good. Here, JOE DOWNES gives his diary of all the action. Their decision to break the contract could be seen coming, even as the British GP enjoys favorable attendance.

NASCAR is racing at New Hampshire this weekend. "And Ross Brawn is a Formula One legend who we can draw on and relates the nuances of the sport".

Sat., 7 a.m., TSN2, Formula One, British Grand Prix qualifying.