"There should be no purpose why not, offering that we discover a group to take her," Ecclestone said in an meeting with the formal F1 web page."Danica would be outstanding to have with one of the groups now. All the factors that individuals fear about -- whether a lady can deal with the G-forces and all that -- she has confirmed that she can.
"She's been there and done it. What I think -- and I cannot fault her for it -- is that she will hardly want to provide up the visibility she has in the U.S. to come here and maybe not create it.
"I have been looking for a lady for years! I always believed that this could be a wise decision."
Ecclestone said he had mentioned presenting females motorists with Dietrich Mateschitz, who operates the Red Fluff group that has taken over F1 for the last three decades.
"I talked with Didi Mateschitz a while ago about the problem of an United states group and in those days I said that we would want an United states lady car owner. He seems prepared," the 82-year-old said. Patrick, 30, is currently experiencing her first 12 months as a NASCAR Dash Cup car owner after rushing open-wheel IndyCars for several decades.She is the top females car owner in motorsport, but has not given any sign of shifting over to the globe of System One.
The last lady to competition an F1 car was Lella Lombardi returning in 1976. The French, who forced for April, Williams and RAM, is the only females car owner in F1 record to have documented a top-six complete. More lately, females have been applied as analyze motorists -- such as Nancy de Villota, whose profession at the Marussia group was cut brief by a car incident last season.
The Spaniard, the little girl of a engine rushing car owner, was regarded an outstanding probability and was well well known within the System One routine. Since de Villota's incident, Scotland's Susie Wolff has been getting the statements.
The 30-year-old performs as a developing car owner for the Williams group -- quite a jump from the eight-year-old who began off go-karting. But she still encounters a task to adhere to in the revolutionary rim represents of Lombardi and Nancy Teresa de Filippis -- the first lady to contend in F1, rushing five periods between 1958 and 1959.