While DSJ is right in saying that the Long Beach GP will no longer take place because of lack of money, this statement needs a qualification. The Swiss GP is now cancelled, and the Las Vegas and New York GPs are almost certain non-runners. What are the common denominators?
1. The Formula One Constructors’ Association;
2. Television rights to live broadcasting. In all events FOCA are demanding a fee for putting in an appearance, and in the above mentioned cases the TV companies refuse to show the race live, or to pay a wildly inflated price for the privilege.
Mr. Ecclestone has allowed Grand Prix racing to become dependent on television, and in so doing threatens the whole future of the sport.
MGC Potter, Berkhamsted
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