The race is scheduled to take part in October this year, but Ecclestone wants to move it to the first half of the year and the prospect of running one in October 2014 and another in early 2015 would have stretched the circuit’s resources too far. Instead the race will take a year break before resuming its five-year contract in an earlier slot on the 2015 calendar.
“When we signed the five-year deal with [organisers] Jaypee, we were keen on going to India in the first half and Jaypee wanted it to be in October,” Ecclestone told Indian news agency IANS. “We gave in at that time, but now it looks we will have the race early 2015. Continue reading