Wheels24 reported earlier in 2011 that Formula 1 boss Ecclestone hinted at a South African Grand Prix and that a proposed Cape Town circuit was outlined.
Now it seems that plans for SA return to the Grand Prix calendar has picked up speed as Ecclestone stated on local radio station 567 Cape Talk that the country could see a local race “within the next two years”.
According to the 567 radio segment, Ecclestone stated that “as soon as we get a contract in place, which we’re working on now, then it will go quite quickly from there I hope. Within the next two years (in Cape Town”.
As far as details about the circuit were concerned, the Formula 1 supremo was reluctant to provide any except to state that it would be held in Cape Town.
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