No deal yet after Canada GP meeting

A meeting in Bernie Ecclestone's London office on Tuesday moved Canada closer to returning to the Formula One calendar in 2010. The Montreal race has been allocated a provisional date on next year's schedule, but F1 chief executive Ecclestone...

A meeting in Bernie Ecclestone's London office on Tuesday moved Canada closer to returning to the Formula One calendar in 2010.

The Montreal race has been allocated a provisional date on next year's schedule, but F1 chief executive Ecclestone said after the meeting that all the documents still have not been "signed properly".

"The issues that we had were minor, but I think we've managed get around them," he is quoted as saying by cbc.ca.

The Briton met with Michael Fortier, representing the Canadian levels of government central to the return of the event to be held at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve.

"Negotiations continue," he said.

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