Ecclestone: I'd "close down talk of having any races this year"
Former Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone tells Liberty Media not to write cheques that they can't cash, the current showrunners still targeting a 15 to 18 race season despite a growing list of postponed grands prix.
Ecclestone admits that he hopes that a 15 to 18 race calendar will be possible, but also says that it would surprise him if this number were achieved.
While motorsport fans around the world are waiting on the edge of their seats for the 2020 Formula 1 season to properly commence, Ecclestone says that, were he still in charge, he would likely have written off the season already.
“Today what would I do? I think I’d have to say we’re going to close down talk of having any races this year,” continued Ecclestone.
“That’s the only thing you could do safely for everybody so nobody starts making silly arrangements which may not be able to happen.”
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