A closer look at the 2010 F1 calendar

A closer look at the 2010 F1 calendar

Following the announcement of a provisional 19-race Formula 1 calendar for 2010, Dieter Rencken assesses the chances of it happening and looks at the venues most at risk of falling off the roster

A month ago this column suggested Formula 1 Commercial Rights' Holder Bernie Ecclestone faced a challenge in finding sufficient events to construct a 16-race 2010 calendar, let alone fill 18 Sundays.

Since then the FIA's World Motor Sport Council sat in Paris to judge the Renault crash-fix affair, and bolted a brief 'general' session to the meeting. Thereafter international motorsport's supreme body issued a provisional, 19-slot 2010 F1 calendar.

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