F1 2013 – Martin Whitmarsh not in favour of 21 races

Formula One News » F1 2013 – Martin Whitmarsh not in favour of 21 races

Martin Whitmarsh has declared a 21 race season would be “tough” on teams and announced he is not in favour of a 21 race calendar.

With the possibility of a race in Russia and another in New Jersey during 2014, that would take the calendar to 21 races.

Speaking to ESPN, Whitmarsh said “I don’t know whether there really will be 21, but I’ve heard the stories of a variety of new venues, from Russia to talk of New Jersey again,”

“Well they’re both important territories, aren’t they, but whether all the other dates on the calendar survive, I don’t know. But 21 is a lot of races, that’s for sure.”

“We’ve had 19 this year and 20 last year, and I know it’s only one more but we’ve been saying that since we had about 14 races and most of those were in Europe. It gets quite tough for the team.”

One Comment

  1. Lewisham Milton
    Posted 13/06/2013 at 11:16 | Permalink

    I’m not in favour of Martin Whitmarsh.

Post a Comment - Logged in as . Log out?

Your email is never shared. Required fields are marked *




    Ayrton Senna Limited Edition Print

    This is the first time the image has been released - an opportunity not to be missed.

    Click for details
  • 2015 F1 Drivers’ Championship

    1Lewis Hamilton93
    2Nico Rosberg66
    3Sebastian Vettel65
    4Kimi Raikkonen42
    5Felipe Massa31
    6Valtteri Bottas30
    7Daniel Ricciardo19
    8Felipe Nasr14
  • 2015 F1 Constructors’ Championship

    4Red Bull23
    7Toro Rosso12