Great race hides Shanghai’s flaws

19 April 2011 | Posted in SportsPro Blog | By David Cushnan | Contact the author

Great race hides Shanghai’s flaws

After every Formula One race this season, SportsPro will provide a business summary of the weekend's events. The third installment takes a look at attendance figures for the Chinese stopover, attempts to market the sport in new territories and the ongoing ivestigation into allegations surrounding the sale of Formula One by German banker Gerhard Gribkowsky five years ago.

The Grand Prix Business Diary: China



“We can’t just plonk ourselves down and believe that America will reignite any enthusiasm for Formula One”





"I went to see the senior state prosecutor and her team in Munich earlier this month to clear up any allegations against me. I am confident that when the full facts have been established, I will be exonerated of blame for any wrongdoing”




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