Event Notes: Mexican President Says Future Of F1 GP Remains Unclear
Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said that the funding that previously was used to finance Formula 1 will be allocated to the Mayan Train project. He said, "I don't know how the Formula 1 contracts are; if they are not signed, we will not be able to." Mexico has until Feb. 28 to renew its contract with F1 (LA AFICIÓN, 2/19).
The Rivolto Air Base in Udine, Italy, will host a start of a stage of the 2020 Giro d'Italia, organizers announced on Tuesday. The start will honor the 60th anniversary of the Frecce Tricolori (CYCLING NEWS, 2/19).
Amid calls for boycott, "the clamour for tickets" for the marquee ODI World Cup clash between India and Pakistan in Manchester on June 16 "has reached a crescendo, with more than 400,000 applicants" for the match at 75,000-seat Old Trafford (PTI, 2/20).