Italian Grand Prix could swap between Monza and Imola, reveals Bernie Ecclestone

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Bernie Ecclestone has suggested he is weighing-up a probability of a Italian Grand Prix being common by Monza and Imola in sequence to safety a ancestral competition on a Formula One calendar.

Monza is a stream venue for a Italian Grand Prix though a circuit is struggling to lift a income indispensable to extend a contract, that expires subsequent season.

Organisers during a Lombardy-based lane met with Ecclestone in Monaco recently though have unsuccessful to find an agreement.

Consequently officials during Imola, that hosted a San Marino Grand Prix between 1981-2006, have oral to a F1 supremo about a probable revolution for a grand prix – following financial subsidy from private investors.

Using a German Grand Prix as an example, that is common on an annual basement between Hockenheim and a Nurburgring, their offer is something that does seem to seductiveness Ecclestone.

Speaking to Gazzetta dello Sport, a 84-year-old said: ‘Imola proposes an frequency with Monza. It can be done.

‘I wish Italy to stay on a F1 calendar during all costs, though while Imola has contacted me, we haven’t listened anything from Monza for a month.’

‘There is a will to save a Italian GP, though a income is lacking.

‘The people I’ve oral with [at Monza] haven’t even asked me for some time in sequence to decide. We only left any other like that, hanging.

‘It’s invalid to keep on talking. In sequence to have a grand prix, we need money. If a income is there, a competition takes place.’

The dual circuits have alternated a competition once before when in 1980 Imola stepped in to horde a Italian Grand Prix on a one-off basement before it returned to Monza – that initial hold a competition in 1922.

Ferrari are a many successful group in Italian Grand Prix story with 18 wins, 45 podiums and 19 stick positions on home soil.

In 1994 a San Marino Grand Prix became barbarous for a deaths of three-time universe champion Ayrton Senna and Roland Ratzenberger who were killed in crashes on uninterrupted days.

By Luke Augustus

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