Posts Tagged ‘FIA’

12 Sep 2008: F1: McLaren’s Belgian GP appeal date is set

The date has been set for the FIA’s International Court of Appeal to hear McLaren’s case for reinstating Lewis Hamilton.

9 Sep 2008: F1: McLaren publishes Belgium GP appeal statement

McLaren has formally announced its intention to appeal against Lewis Hamilton’s demotion from first to third in the Belgian Grand Prix and has published the statement it has lodged with the FIA.

1 Aug 2008: F1: Concorde negotiations are warming up

We’ve all had our eyes on some thrilling racing since the British Grand Prix – but there are still some political developments going on in F1 that are worth keeping in touch with. Here’s our quick guide.

24 Jul 2008: Mosley wins court case – but fails to punish newspaper

FIA chief Max Mosley has won his court action against the News of the World following the newspaper’s revelation that he took part in sadomasochistic orgies with prostitutes.

6 Jul 2008: F1: ‘McLaren fine broke vote rule’ claim

The FIA vote which handed McLaren a £50 million fine may not have been conducted in line with the organisation’s own rules, according to a story in today’s Independent.

26 Jun 2008: F1: Mosley launches fusillade at Ecclestone

The decisions made at the FIA’s latest World Motor Sport Council meeting in Paris amount to a stack of grenades lobbed in the direction of Bernie Ecclestone and his Formula One Management company.

16 Jun 2008: F1: Ecclestone stirs breakaway rumours in time for Magny Cours

Just when you thought it was safe to start reading French Grand Prix previews… along comes the formerly tight-lipped Bernie Ecclestone, now positively garrulous on the subject of a split from the FIA.

7 Jun 2008: F1: strong rumours of split from FIA and manufacturer pullout

Rumours of seismic splits within motorsport have gathered pace today. They include the possibility of a manufacturers’ pull-out and a breakaway F1 series – provisionally entitled ‘GP1’, a trademark owned by none other than Bernie Ecclestone.

5 Jun 2008: F1: Ferrari sends out mixed Mosley messages

Update: apparently Luca di Montezemolo didn’t mean to tell Max Mosley to resign after all. What a nasty misunderstanding.

4 Jun 2008: F1: once again it’s sod the politics, bring on the racing

Earlier this year, when the Mosley scandal first broke, we used the blog search and comparison tool Icerocket to try and get a sense of what people online felt was important. We thought that, following the FIA’s vote of confidence in Mosley, it would be instructive to take another look and see how things are playing now.

 
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