The Weekly Grapevine

The Weekly Grapevine

Your weekly dose of rumours, speculations and analysis

For the past two years the Chinese Grand Prix advertised its emptiness to the world by converting grandstands into giant billboards for the 2010 World Exposition to be held in host city Shanghai between May and October next year.

Whilst the massive sets of 2 0 1 0 surely did wonders for the "Better City – Better Life" fair, they certainly did not do F1 any favours, and thus it was interesting (if rather depressing) to note that the Turkish organisers chose rather to disguise the empty stands.

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