Istanbul official bristles at F1's fee
ANKARA, Turkey -- The head of Istanbul's Chamber of Commerce says Turkey may not host a Grand Prix next season due to the increased fee to stage the race.
Murat Yalcintas said on his Twitter account late Thursday that Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone had doubled the asking fee from $13 million to $26 million.
Yalcintas says the Grand Prix's backers consider the fee too high, adding, "It looks like F1 will not take place in Istanbul next year."
On Friday, however, Milliyet ...
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