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Bernie Ecclestone thinks Formula 1 bosses do not have “the balls” to drop Monaco

Bernie Ecclestone thinks Formula 1 bosses do not have "the balls" to drop Monaco

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Bernie Ecclestone says F1 bosses do not have “the balls” to drop the Monaco Grand Prix, but that is a good thing because axing the race would be a mistake.

Monaco has been on the Formula 1 calendar since 1955, one of the longest-serving grands prix, the sport only missing the 2020 edition because of the pandemic.

It is, however, a race that every year has fans and pundits alike asking whether it deserves its place on the calendar.

It may have all the glamour and glitz for those who can afford it, but for the average fan it is all too often a processional bore.

Ecclestone is confident it will continue to be so for many years to come.

“I don’t think anyone’s got the balls to take that race away from Monaco,” the former F1 boss told Reuters.

He added: “Whether it’s the worst race or the best race or whatever, it’s the crown jewel.”

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