Formula One Charging Up To $4,000 For Race Tix

It’s hard to find any pro sport that’s not suffering from these hard economic times. And that goes for Formula One racing. Lagging ticket sales means car companies are starting to withdraw racing teams, such as what Honda did in December. And such ticket-selling shortfalls are causing races in France and Canada to be canceled.

Keeley Hazell Formula One

On the other hand, it’s not easy to convince some people to show up and watch cars go ’round and ’round when it can cost up to $4,000 per ticket.

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Stick Shift Swiss Miss Gives Racing New Draw(s)

The FIA is reintroducing Formula 2 to racing next year, and a resounding yawn comes from this country, which couldn’t care less about F1. But remember this: with European racing comes European women.

Natacha Gachnang

Meet Natacha Gachnang, who shows that women in Switzerland are a little more grown up than Heidi. The 21-year-old will enter F2, and I’m placing my bets now that she’s going to be the face of the league. And the torso of the league. If so, you’ll hear no complaints from me.

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