--
 
SA car licence renewal pain: Users respond

SA is facing a huge backlog of drivers attempting to renew expired vehicle licences. Wheels24 users vent their frustrations...

SA new car sales: Poor start to 2016

New vehicle sales started 2016 on a weak note while the used car market continues to gain momentum, reports Naamsa.

Bernie: Too late for 20 races

2013-02-06 11:53

TO LATE FOR RACE NO.20: Bernie Ecclestone said that it is too late to add a 20th race to the 2013 calendar.

LONDON, England - Bernie Ecclestone has confirmed that Formula 1's 2013 schedule will feature only 19 races.

Until New Jersey's demise, the 2012 calendar was set to have 20 grands prix.

Ecclestone, the F1 chief executive, opened up the 20th slot to a potential new European venue but said he could not "fill it at this late stage".

20 - THE IDEAL NUMBER

Ecclestone said: "I'm disappointed the 20th race didn't happen but you can't suddenly slot it in. Twenty races is more or less what we should aim for in a season."

Ecclestone said he was adamant Bahrain would host its grand prix as scheduled in 2013, because things seem "a little more peaceful" in the Kingdom in 2013.

Finally, he definitively dashed the hopes of a group of Canadian and American investors, who had hoped to buy up defunct HRT's assets and race this season.
 

NEXT ON WHEELS24X
Read more on:    gp  |  motorsport  |  formula 1  |  bernie ecclestone  |  race

Inside Wheels24

Did Alonso drive in 'economy mode' this season?

Fernando Alonso has been driving in 'economy mode' in 2016 to save energy for a serious bid for success in 2016.

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.