Cape Town - New Formula 1 boss Chase Carey is adamant that the British Grand
Prix will retain its place on the sport's calendar.
future of the British GP was recently thrown into doubt when the British Racing
Drivers' Club warned that they could break the contract to host the race.
letter to the BRDC members, Chairman John Grant claimed that hosting the grand prix could have a negative impact on
Silverstone's long-term future.
new F1 owner Carey insists the race will continue.
will have a British Grand Prix," he told BBC Sport.
foundation of the sport is western Europe. We want to grow it. There's a
negotiating dynamic that exists, but we want a healthy relationship with our
are going to look at ways of making events bigger and better."
former Mercedes team boss Ross Brawn, who has returned to the sport after being
appointed Managing Director of Motorsport
by Liberty Media, says it is vital for F1 to retain its traditional races.
lot of the new circuits are very exciting and they bring their own element to
F1," he said.
are in it because they want to be part of that show that includes Monaco,
Silverstone, Monza, Hockenheimring and the Nurburgring.
have still got to maintain those traditions to have the values in F1."