Ecclestone still doubts New Jersey race

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Oct.6 (GMM) Bernie Ecclestone has continued to cast doubt on the inaugural running of next year's New York street race.

David Coulthard, Weehawken Mayor Richard Turner, Race Promoter Leo Hindery, Sebastian Vettel, Infiniti Marketing Director Keith St. Clair, West New York Mayor Felix Roque
David Coulthard, Weehawken Mayor Richard Turner, Race Promoter Leo Hindery, Sebastian Vettel, Infiniti Marketing Director Keith St. Clair, West New York Mayor Felix Roque

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With the F1 chief executive claiming organisers no longer have a valid contract, race officials have nonetheless expressed confidence the event will still take place as scheduled in mid 2013.

But Ecclestone said on Friday: "They are way behind with a lot of things. I don't think they will get it ready in time."

Britain's Express newspaper said Turkey, having dropped off the calendar last year, could replace New York.

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