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Bernie Ecclestone invited to buy Interlagos

  • Published on 17 Nov 2016 13:28
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  • By: Dominik Wilde

New Sao Paulo mayor Joao Doria has invited Bernie Ecclestone to purchase the Autódromo José Carlos Pace, otherwise known as Interlagos.

The Brazilian Grand Prix is again under threat and reports emerged over the weekend that F1

Now Doria has spoken to the EFE news agency, confirming that Ecclestone could buy the venue.

"We will have a meeting with the organisers of formula one in Brazil next week. They obviously know our position," he said.

"I invite Bernie Ecclestone and all those who are international formula one promoters to form a consortium and participate in the privatisation programme at Interlagos," the Sao Paulo mayor added.

Doria envisions a major overhaul for Interlagos, saying: "It will be the same as that in Abu Dhabi, one of the most modern race tracks in the world."

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  • f1dave

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    Bernie would have a place to put walls around corners, sprinklers at random places, and tarpaulins to hide the accidents. Sounds great, now if he could make it a night race it would be perfect.

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    • Nov 19 2016 - 01:53

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