F1 CEO Bernie Ecclestone Confirms Austrian Grand Prix To Take Place In June In '15
F1 CEO Bernie Ecclestone "confirmed that next year's Austrian Grand Prix will also take place in June," according to the KURIER. For the following years, the series "will evaluate the date." Ecclestone: "It's important to have the race back. It's good for the region and for Formula 1." The Red Bull Ring in Spielberg, Austria hosted its first F1 race on Sunday since '03. The deal between Ecclestone and racetrack owner Dietrich Mateschitz, who is also the founder and owner of Red Bull, "runs at least until '20." Ecclestone: "As long as Dietrich and I want it, the race will take place." Ecclestone added that the annual hosting fee for the Austrian Grand Prix" is in line with other traditional European races" (KURIER, 6/21).