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Bernie Ecclestone suggests shortcuts in Formula One

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Someone has been playing his Playstation for too much time. Bernie Ecclestone has suggested that formula one tracks should have short cuts and the drivers should be able to use the shortcuts around 4-5 times in a race.

His exact words were :

“I’ve tried to push the teams with a number of proposals. Imagine a short cut which a driver can use five times every race” Bernie Ecclestone said




Meanwhile, I have suggested an improvement to the Monaco Grand Prix track with a shortcut that skips the most difficult parts on the PS3 game 😛 Never mind we might have to mow down half a dozen hotels in the process.

Monte Carlo Formula one track


Meanwhile, Jarno Trulli might be quitting formula one (joking), he laughed off Ecclestone’s shortcut idea. His exact words were similar to mine :

“This is not a game, this is a sport” Jarno Trulli said

Written by Formula One Addict

January 15th, 2010 at 3:35 pm

Bernie Ecclestone and Mercedes keen to bail out Honda F1 Racing

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Bernie Eccelstone has gone public with his intentions of not letting the ailing F1 Racing outfit Honda F1 die an untimely death. He said that he was willing to assist the team financially.

The Mercedes team also said that it would supply engines to the Britsh team. The Formula One manufacturer’s association can also be expected to chip in and assist Honda in whatever way it can.

“We’ve been talking to them,” Bernie said.

“Whatever happens we’d like to see the Formula 1 team stay in business.”

“I’d rather not comment on that but we will do whatever we have to do to try to make it happen,” said Ecclestone.

“I don’t even know whether we could legally be involved (but) we probably couldn’t.

“The Commission might say that because we are the commercial rights-holder we shouldn’t be part of it.”

“I don’t know at this stage, but there is a possibility that loans could be made or something. (to assist Honda)”

Written by Formula One Addict

February 15th, 2009 at 8:01 am

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