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2015-03-30 07:19

RIPPLES IN F1 POND: F1 commercial head Bernie Ecclestone says the future of Italian and German F1 events are in doubt. Image: AFP / Greg Baker

SEPANG, Malaysia - Formula 1 commercial head Bernie Ecclestone says the German Formula 1 GP could stay off the sport's calendar after its 2015 cancellation.

And he has warned that the iconic Italian GP at Monza could be next to get a black flag.

DOESN'T MAKE A DIFFERENCE

Ecclestone, speaking on March 27 2015 after a meeting with team leaders ahead of the Malaysian F1 GP, said he could not confirm the return of the German race in 2016.

"The contract for a race at Hockenheim next year doesn't make a difference. A lot of people have a contract".

Ecclestone added that the continuing loss of races in the sport's European heartland was "terrible" but added "whatever goes, goes" when asked about the future of the Italian GP.

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