Friday, April 19, 2013 9:42 am
Ecclestone: Brazil will remain on F1 calendar
By MICHAEL CASEYAP Sports Writer
Ecclestone, in Sakhir for the Bahrain GP, also says F1 is "talking to quite a few countries" about being added to the calendar. Among them are Thailand, Mexico and Turkey.
Ecclestone says it is worth examining Bahrain's request to return to the season-opening slot, which returned to Australia when the Bahrain race was cancelled in 2011.
Ecclestone also reaffirmed his opposition to the turbocharged 1.6-liter V6 engines from 2014, which will replace the 2.4-liter V8s. He says he's concerned the switch would prompt a "fuel economy run."