Posted by Maspion Labels: F1 News
Hong Kong's ambition is to become host of the F1 series and this is being proposed to the International Federation of Sport Car (FIA). "My dream, Hong Kong can be like Singapore, Malaysia, and China. If the Monte Carlo and Singapore may hold, even on a street circuit, why not?" Wesley comments Wan, Hong Kong Association President Sport Cars.
Speculation came after the team Toro Rosso driver, Jaime Alguersuari, gush Red Bull cars in the city who entered China's mainland, last weekend. Alguersuari do short acceleration, burnouts (spin up to issue a puff of smoke), and donuts (spins).
"This is the first step in gaining the support of the people," said Wan in an interview with South China Morning Post. "We want to increase the exposure of F1 with the show is broadcast live. With this breakthrough, the day Hong Kong can host the F1."
According to Wan, Hong Kong once applied can carry out F1 in 1997, before the former British colony returned to China. However, the offer was rejected.
Other news, Argentina and Mexico reportedly can already volunteered to host next year. Therefore, the last Argentine racing held pole position in 1998 has built Circuit Velociudad in Zarate, near Buenos Aires, Grade 1 class.
While Circuit Hermanos Rodriguez in Mexico City last used in 1992, by the inspection team of the FIA under the leadership of Charlie Whiting was asked to change certain parts according to the standard F1.