With the Monaco Grand Prix this weekend, it seems like a good time to revisit a juicy rumor. Themepark insider picks up on the stories about Formula 1 coming to Disneyland Paris.
Published reports in France have the Formula 1 wanting to move the French Grand Prix from Magny Cours to Paris. And Disneyland Paris appears to be the preferred site. The French prime minister is on board. Disney appears to be on board. F1 likes the site.
So what’s the hold-up? Hey, it’s Formula 1! As always, the hold-up is money. Disney doesn’t want to pay the estimated $31 million in expenses to run the race, and is waiting for the French government to step up instead. And heaven forbid that F1 pays to run its own races.
I think this would be a great move for the French Mouse. Come to think of it, this would be a great move for the Central Florida Mouse too. (Read)