Ecclestone very happy with long term Brazil GP deal 10 October, 2013 Interlagos grid It has been revealed that Brazil will continue to host a grand prix every year at Interlagos until at least 2020. In July, we reported that Sao Paulo mayor Fernando Haddad had guaranteed to Bernie Ecclestone that the ageing venue will be upgraded. A tender for an all-new three-storey pit and paddock complex, and revisions to the layout, was then launched. Now, Brazil’s Globo reports that Haddad has signed a new contract with Formula 1 chief executive Ecclestone that guarantees the Brazilian Grand Prix until 2020. The report said thatthe deal was signed on Wednesday in Sao Paulo, with the circuit upgrade to be in place by 2015. “I am very happy that the mayor agreed to the investments that we asked for many years ago,” Ecclestone confirmed. “If this had not happened, for sure we would have considered not having the race here. We are very happy now,” he added. (GMM) Subbed by AJN. Related NewsSao Paulo extends Formula 1 contract until at least 2020Ricciardo: I enjoyed my years at Toro Rosso but I’m pleased to be moving on to Red BullKvyat impresses early on in his F1 adventureVettel sad that phenomenal year of F1 dominance is now overWebber leaves Formula 1 respected and proud after amazing journeyTears, anger, uncertainty as long and hard 2013 Formula 1 season closes in BrazilHamilton: With hindsight perhaps I should have just let him pastKovalainen: I was anticipating that it would be easier to come back and race competitivelyMassa: Unbelievable, unacceptable, they didn’t do the right thing, I’m disappointedFerrari: We have ended a difficult season with our heads held high Eazy E Me too. This circuit is great, but needs moderisation. Glad to hear it will be staying on the calendar.