Websta wrote:The Mulsanne straight is far too bumpy isn't it?
Sports minister David Douillet shared with Frances 'RMC Sport', "I have told Bernie Ecclestone that we are ready. We have done the financial side, on which he agreed. Now we wait for the position of our Belgian friends, since the project is to alternate between Le Castellet (Paul Ricard) and Spa."
"They need to work it out amongst themselves," he added about Spa's yearly GP contract with Ecclestone, "but we are ready, and - for our car industry - we need it."
manchild wrote:Well, repaving the straight would sort the problems than. I know that it is more of up to politics and finances than to sorting out practical problem on the circuit. If the rest of the circuit is fine, the stands exist, excursion zones and other safety stuff prescribed by FIA, than flattening the straight shouldn't be that much of a problem.
The French Grand Prix's return to the Formula 1 calendar is expected to move a step closer on Friday, with the country's Prime Minister Francois Fillon planning to make an announcement at Paul Ricard about the event.
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