May 01, 2011

Turkish Grand Prix Preview: What to Expect at Istanbul Park

The Formula One season is now in its transition phase between Asia and Europe as we head to Istanbul for the Turkish Grand Prix from May 6-8.

From political controversies to potentially team-shattering incidents, the event has seen it all in its short history.

And when I say “event” I mean the teams and the organizers. The people of Turkey (barring the elite and tourists) have not been witness to the drama, citing exorbitant prices.

Bernie Ecclestone isn’t helping the cause by demanding an increased price (double the current amount) to stage the Grand Prix from next year.

The Turkish government has obviously refused the hike and unless the two parties find a middle ground, the Turkish Grand Prix will be off the Formula One calendar from next year.

It’s a real shame as drivers enjoy racing here as it is quite an exciting track and has a charm of its own.

So what kind of Turkish delights are we in for this year?

Read more on BleacherReport: Turkish Grand Prix Preview: What to Expect at Istanbul Park


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