Ecclestone now targets Los Angeles for F1 race 16 November, 2012 Nov.16 (GMM) After Texas and New York, Bernie F1 chief executive Ecclestone’s has targeted Los Angeles as a possible venue for another race on American soil. Ecclestone said this week that, because the United States is about the same size as Europe and a huge market for the sport, there should be more American races on the calendar. Formula one is this weekend finally ending a five-year American hiatus by reviving the US grand prix at the brand new Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas. New Jersey was set to join the schedule next year, but the street race amid the Manhattan skyline will probably only happen in 2014. Asked by the Associated Press if LA could be next, Ecclestone said: “Maybe we can do something [there] in the future.” Tavo Hellmund, the original mastermind of this weekend’s US grand prix, has admitted that he is now pushing to revive the Mexican Grand Prix at the old Mexico City track. “The Americas are probably big enough to have five or six grands prix,” he told the Austin American Stateman newspaper. Subbed by AJN. Tweet Related NewsAustin FP1: Hamilton sets the early paceMercedes: We cannot sit back, it can still go wrongMercedes title rivals in Austin with contrasting stylesFormula 1 modifies qualifying due to fewer carsRaikkonen: We don’t expect to suddenly jump to the frontUnited States Grand Prix drivers press conferenceAustin track gets Kvyat’s Russian flag wrongStewards to rule on Austin qualifying changesF1 to end United States GP date clash with NascarThe Big Preview: United States Grand Prix fapper the heck is wrong with bernie? i think he’s going for a 30 round format for the next few years. val maltese ..ohhh for cryin’ out loud Bernie…you just things on the spur of the moment and they mean nothing. Forza Ferrari Would love to have the Long Beach track back in F1. That would be totally awesome.