Valencia organisers want lower fee for F1 return 21 May, 2013 View of Valencia F1 circuit Valencia organisers are hoping to negotiate a new fee and then agree to annually alternate a spot on the Formula 1 calendar with Spanish Grand Prix host Barcelona. Whether the Spanish cities will ultimately share just one Spanish date on future Grand Prix calendars is a long-running saga, but the latest reports indicate talks are still ongoing. Barcelona officials played down the likelihood of a deal when it hosted its race at the Circuit de Catalunya earlier this month. But Valencia’s regional government, the Valencian generalitat, said through its vice president Jose Ciscar: “We are negotiating a discount for it (the Formula 1 race). “When it is closed, I believe that we can sign the contract between the three parties,” he told the Spanish news agency EFE, referring to Valencia, Barcelona and Formula 1’s Bernie Ecclestone. Ciscar said Formula 1 could therefore return to Valencia in 2014, adding: “But I’m very cautious. “When we can announce that the deal is done, it will be announced.” Tweet Not Bernie I’m not lowering my fee. Unless they pay me £ 15 million I’m not watching and that’s the end of it. Such a boring race that could easily be held in Tesco’s car park with more excitement. Matthias O’keeffe @Bernie Pls shut up… Bec Could be worse, it could be Barcelona, Sky lost 32% of the viewers they had last year.