Ecclestone in India next month
Battle is joined for an F1 Indian GP. A delegation from the state of Andhra Pradesh, whose capital is Hyderabad, emerged encouraged from a one-hour meeting with Formula One Management principal Bernie Ecclestone at Monza over the weekend. "He [Ecclestone] is coming in October," said chief minister Chandrababu Naidu. "If he gives clearance, we can go for 2006." Last week the city of Mumbai (Bombay) mounted a rival bid, supported by India's ASN [Sep 12].
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