Posted on December 4, 2013

The organisers of the New Jersey Grand Prix have vowed to fight to get their race onto the 2015 F1 calendar after the World Motor Sport council rubber stamped a 19 race calendar for next season which does not feature the second US race. It had originally been slated for a date in early June. Leo Hindery Jr and his team have struggled to delivery the project due to the complexity of the location, the permissions required the financing of the project and the time scale. The race, with a backdrop of the New York skyline, is a personal ambition More…

Posted on September 17, 2013

Leo Hindery Jr, promoter of the New Jersey street circuit, has given an interview to Press Assocications’s Ian Parkes in which he says that the race will be on the 2014 calendar, despite being omitted from the draft version released over the Italian GP weekend. Hindery says that the omission was due to a payment owed to the national sporting authority in the USA, which he says is due to be made this Friday, 20th September. Once that has happened he asserts that the race will be rubber stamped by the FIA World Motor Sport Council which meets at the More…

Posted on October 19, 2012

The 2013 F1 calendar looks set to feature just 19 races after organisers of the inaugural New Jersey Grand Prix were forced to postpone the race to 2014 due to delays over building. F1 insiders suggest that the selling of the race to potential partners in the riverside track project has also proved difficult and that the organisers are regrouping in order to secure the funding to ensure a successful 2014 event. “We are going to be racing at Port Imperial, unfortunately just not as soon as we hoped and expected,” said the promoter, Leo Hindery, Jr. “We promised Governor More…

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