Posts Tagged ‘FOTA’

27 Jan 2010: F1: Whitmarsh says he’s still keen to know what you think

Heard the one about the head of the Formula One Teams’ Association who was actually bothered with hearing what fans thought about the sport?

24 Oct 2009: Five things you can do to support the British Grand Prix

What can you do to make it clear to decision-makers that you want to see a Formula One Grand Prix held in Britain in 2010? Here are a few ideas from us.

4 Jul 2009: Martin Whitmarsh promises FOTA will listen to you in future

Formula One’s team bosses have opened up a whole new front in their war with Max Mosley and Bernie Ecclestone – by using social media and viral video to get their point across direct to fans.

28 Jun 2009: F1: Manor gets its first taste of paddock politics

F1 newcomer Manor is getting its first taste of paddock politics after it was revealed the FOTA teams are preparing a formal complaint against FIA chief steward Alan Donnelly over the handling of its PR strategy.

28 Jun 2009: F1: Can Williams and Force India repair FOTA damage?

The Williams F1 squad, suspended from the Formula One Teams’ Association for beating its own path to the FIA’s door over 2010 entry, is now hoping that it can come back in from the cold and join the other teams in shaping the future of the sport.

24 Jun 2009: Updated: FIA reveals rules for unified F1 in 2010 – including Mosley’s retirement

A deal has been struck that will prevent the breakaway of eight Formula One teams to form a new series, according to a FIA statement following a meeting of the World Motor Sport Council in Paris this morning.

21 Jun 2009: Opinion: Bernie’s British Grand Prix climbdown is a trap

F1 rights holder Bernie Ecclestone went on live television from the British Grand Prix paddock on Saturday and said the words that a nation’s motorsport fans desperately wanted to hear: there will be a race in 2010, and it could be at Silverstone. So what was the catch?

18 Jun 2009: Breaking news: F1 splits as teams launch rebel series

Negotiations on the future of F1 have broken down after an 11th-hour meeting at Renault’s Oxfordshire headquarters led to the late-night annnouncement of a breakaway series.

15 May 2009: F1: Lola jumps in – as teams and FIA fail to agree deal

It’s a good thing, really, that racecar manufacturer Lola has confirmed that it is throwing its hat into the F1 ring for 2010. Because, at the rate things are going, only a handful of the existing competitors could be there to join the prospective newcomers.

4 May 2009: F1: Is British GP protected by the Concorde Agreement?

The possibility of crucial protection for the British Grand Prix and four other classic European races to remain on F1’s calendar has emerged – courtesy of an unnamed team principal.

 
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