France To Propose F1 Return For 2013 - Report


Plans to revive the French Grand Prix are progressing, the sports daily L'Equipe reports.

Francois Fillon wants French GP in 2013
Francois Fillon wants French GP in 2013

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The working group put together by prime minister Francois Fillon is reportedly working on a letter of intent to send to F1 chief executive Bernie Ecclestone.

The letter will outline the plans to alternate a race annually with Belgium's famous Spa-Francorchamps circuit, with the French edition to take place at Le Castellet.

L'Equipe said the letter will also propose a date for the French Grand Prix, a budget for the sanctioning fee payable to Ecclestone and outlines for sponsorships.

The report added that France's goal is to have a Grand Prix back on the calendar in late August or early September in 2013.

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Series Formula 1
Drivers Bernie Ecclestone , Francois Fillon
Tags fillon, french gp