Just a day after FIA boss Jean Todt threw his support behind the Australian Grand Prix. Bernie Eccelstone has come out and declared that the Australian Grand Prix is one of the most important on the Formula One calendar.
“Australia is as important to us as Monaco.” Ecclestone was quoted as saying by Rueters.
This coming just a day after Todt said “I think it is important to have one race in Australia because Australia is among the biggest nations in the world.”
Support has been flowing for the event in Melbourne, the sporting capital of the world.
Lord Mayor Robert Doyle who previously criticized the event has come out this morning on 3AW Radio, to now show his support for the Australian Grand Prix by attending.
This years event is set to be the biggest on record being the first of the season, with increased ticket sales and more on / off track events than ever.
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