Six thousand F1 fans may lose their seats at Spa as ticket company files for bankruptcy

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Fans that purchased tickets via TTE are out of luck for Belgian GP

Many fans of Formula One are just discovered their pre-purchased tickets will not be accepted for the September 2nd race at Circuit Spa- Francorchamps. The Dutch based online The Ticket Enterprise apparently is filing for bankruptcy, per the Concentra media in Belgium.

The report states that over 6,000 fans, including local and world-wide spectators are out of luck. The Ticket Enterprise (TTE) which is based in Rotterdam, Netherlands started their internet business in 2008.

Motorsport.com has yet to have a reply verifying the news at this time. However, viewing their online site, it currently dates back to 2011. They do show the 2012 event schedules for Formula One, MotoGP, World Superbike, and Superleague Formula. And if any complaints were made for the early events this season is an unknown factor at this time.

Word from both the Belgian organizers and the local Dutch police department that handles online scams have been able to contact TTE. Those who purchased the ticket for the grand prix in Belgium have filed complaints with the police,

The spectators who purchased the tickets will lose approximately 135 to 550 euros, per the Concentra.

Per their own website, they state: “Buy a package with WWTE and your holiday is protected with ATOL protection.”

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