Quote of the Day

"We will have to find out if they have got any money."
-- F1 CEO Bernie Ecclestone, on the possibility of Greece building a new circuit and hosting a Formula One race. (CNN, 8/27)
Thursday August 28, 2014 Vol. 3 — No. 46 Print This Issue

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  • A Greek Comedy?

    Bernie Ecclestone says an F1 race is Greece is still a possibility.

    F1 CEO Bernie Ecclestone said that a "grand prix in austerity-hit Greece could be on the horizon," according to Christian Sylt for CNN. He said, "The Greeks are keen." Referring to Antonis Samaras and Georgios Kaminis, respectively, Ecclestone added, "They want me to go and see the Prime Minister or the mayor. We will have to find out if they have got any money." Total investment of around $1B is required to "build a track from scratch and cover the F1 hosting fee, which typically runs for 10 years."

  • A Losing Bet

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  • Back To Court

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  • Placing A Bid

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  • Dried Up

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  • Grand Opening

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  • Juggling Act

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  • Welcome Mat

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  • Holding Pattern

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  • On The Hook

    Swiss Athletics told to help foot the bill for European Athletics Championships.

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