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Why the Italian Grand Prix at Monza Must Remain on the Formula 1 Calendar

Bernie Ecclestone's comments last week, indicating Monza may soon disappear from the Formula One calendar, were like a slap in the face to thousands of fans around the world. To those in Italy, the feeling may have been more akin to a dagger in the heart. In an interview with Gazzetta dello Sport (h/t ESPN for the translation into English), Ecclestone was asked about Monza's future. He replied, "I don't think we'll do another contract, the old one was a disaster for us from a commercial point of view. After 2016, bye bye." He could have said this sort of thing about most of the venues on the current calendar, and it wouldn't have even made the news. Circuits like Shanghai, Bahrain and Catalunya are expendable. But Monza is different. The h...

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