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?Tagged as: Formula One, FOTA, Martin Whitmarsh, McLaren
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.Tagged as: Bernie Ecclestone, British Grand Prix, Donington Park, Formula One, FOTA, Silverstone
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.
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.Tagged as: Alan Donnelly, FIA, Formula One, FOTA, John Booth, Max Mosley, Nick Wirth
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.Tagged as: Adam Parr, FIA, Force India, FOTA, Sir Frank Williams, Williams F1
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.Tagged as: Formula One, FOTA, Max Mosley, World Motor Sport Council
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?Tagged as: Bernie Ecclestone, British Grand Prix, FOTA, Max Mosley, Silverstone
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.Tagged as: FIA, Formula One, FOTA
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.Tagged as: Bernie Ecclestone, F1 budget cap, FIA, Formula One, FOTA, Lola, Max Mosley
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.Tagged as: Bernie Ecclestone, British Grand Prix, Concorde Agreement, Damon Hill, Donington Park, FIA, FOTA, Max Mosley, Silverstone