Mosley: Silverstone worst track in Europe

FIA president Max Mosley has launched another verbal salvo at Silverstone, claiming that the home of the British Grand Prix is probably the worst Formula 1 track in Europe

Mosley: Silverstone worst track in Europe

Mosley did praise improvements to the transport infrastructure around the track owned by the British Racing Drivers Club, but refused to guarantee the future of the race, insisting that there was still more work to be done on Silverstone's facilities.

"Silverstone is fairly well down the list of circuits worldwide and probably at the bottom of the list in Europe," Mosley told BBC Radio Five Live.

"That is absolutely wrong for the leading motorsport country in the world. As the people who rent the circuit [Octagon Motorsports, who own the rights to the British GP] are paying enough money to allow the investment to do the work, it should be done.

"The government, and to some extent Silverstone, have solved the problem of the roads. Now they've got to sort the circuit out and then we'll have a facility of which we can be proud."

When asked about Silverstone's status as an F1 circuit beyond this year, Mosley said: "It's too early to say. All I can say is that the problem is solvable. What I can't say is whether it will be solved."

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