Posts Tagged ‘FIA’

4 Jun 2008: F1: the FIA vote aftermath

Here are some of the latest developments in the aftermath of the FIA’s vote of confidence in its president Max Mosley yesterday.

3 Jun 2008: F1: FIA vote liveblog – Mosley wins, threat of split, fears for British GP

So, today’s the day when Max Mosley meets his nemesis in the form of a FIA hearing that will vote on whether members feel he is fit to continue as the organisation’s president. Keep checking this post for the latest info.

19 May 2008: F1: Mosley saga takes (another) soap-opera turn

Revelations regarding motorsport boss Max Mosley’s er, slightly idiosyncratic, sex life are now on their way from the merely ridiculous to the burlesque. Now, in an ideal precursor to the Monaco Grand Prix, there’s a suggestion that MI5 may somehow have been involved in his downfall.

6 May 2008: F1: Mosley faces FIA inquiry into his conduct

A leading British barrister has been appointed by the FIA to investigate whether or not Max Mosley’s much-reported sexual exploits had Nazi connotations.

25 Apr 2008: F1: asking rather too much of Giancarlo Fisichella

We came across a very earnest and worthy press release from rapidly up-and-coming F1 team Force India today that made us die with laughter – for all the wrong reasons.

25 Apr 2008: F1: Mosley will not attend Barcelona GP, but will be at Monaco

Beleagured motorsport boss Max Mosley has announced that he plans to attend the Monaco Grand Prix in two weeks time. The appearance will follow his absence at the Bahrain Grand Prix, where he was reportedly asked to stay away for fear of offending that country’s royal family, and the Barcelona Grand Prix, where a friendly crown prince of Jordan, HRH Prince Feisal Al Hussein, has come to his aid by inviting him to a rallying event instead.

25 Apr 2008: F1: Hamilton returns to Barcelona circuit as anti-racism campaign is launched

It’s the Spanish Grand Prix weekend – and the launch of the FIA’s much-anticipated anti-racism campaign announced after British driver Lewis Hamilton suffered racist abuse from fans at the circuit during testing in February.

1 Apr 2008: F1: Mosley’s future at FIA untenable, so what does the future hold?

There are times when the truth is far, far stranger than fiction. If anyone had tried to suggest, for example, that the FIA president Max Mosley was prone to the kind of alarming sexual activities recently uncovered by the News of the World by means of a hidden camera, they would have been accused of wildly overheated imaginings.

27 Oct 2007: F1: McLaren appeal date set, Stewart not optimistic about their chances

McLaren’s appeal against a decision not to punish the three drivers who finished ahead of Lewis Hamilton at Interlagos and were later found to have fuel temperature irregularities is due to be heard on November 15. However FIA president Max Mosley has already effectively stated that the appeal will fail.

24 Oct 2007: F1: And then he said…

This is the story of two F1 teams, McLaren Mercedes and Scuderia Ferrari. These are the McLaren drivers, and these are from Ferrari, and this is F1 soap… keeping us all unreasonably entertained well into the off-season.

 
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