BRDC president urges patience as grand prix venue awaits Ecclestone decision
Damon Hill believes patience is the key if Silverstone is to secure the long-term future of the British Grand Prix.
Silverstone chiefs remain locked in negotiations with Ecclestone over race's future
Damon Hill says that Silverstone are ready to step back into the arena and run the British Grand Prix next year if Donington Park fail to fulfil their contract to take it over from 2010.
While acknowledging the potential threat from Donington Park as a venue for future British Grands Prix, former world champion Damon Hill said yesterday that Silverstone's chances of securing the race when its contact expires next year are no better than 50/50.
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