F1 CEO Stefano Domenicali has put more pressure on Monza after it was claimed by the boss of Italian motorsport that a contract renewal was imminent before delays hit key renovation work.
Angelo Sticchi Damiani stated last month that contract renewals had already been agreed with F1 for Monza to host the Italian Grand Prix and Imola to host the Emilia Romagna race, labelling it a ‘crazy’ achievement for Italy to be hosting two grands prix.
While Domenicali confirmed that contract talks were underway, he urged that Monza must start the pre-planned construction work that had been set out in September.
"We are indeed negotiating with Monza and Imola about a possible contract extension," he said, as per RacingNews365.
"I am in good contact with the motorsport federation in Italy, but the work at Monza was supposed to start after the Grand Prix and still hasn't started in December. It should now start in the near future.
"My pressure is constructive, but internal bureaucracies should not be able to stop certain projects.
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