Tag: Max Mosley
Why Ecclestone has harmed F1 more than he may realise – and why Vatanen may only make it worse
With the fuss finally calming down after Bernie Ecclestone’s ill-considered remarks to The Times, in which he said that dictators like Hitler at least got things done, you might be feeling grateful that the whole sorry episode is out of the way. Unfortunately we may not be able to forget it yet.Tagged as: Ari Vatanen, Bernie Ecclestone, FIA, Formula One, Jean Todt, Max Mosley
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
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
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
British GP doomed as Wheatcroft sues Gillett for return of Donington lease?
The death-blow to Donington Park’s hopes of staging the British Grand Prix may have been struck today – by circuit owner Tom Wheatcroft, suing Simon Gillett’s company for nearly Â£2.5 million in unpaid rent.
F1: McLaren’s problems are far from over
The Malaysian Grand Prix weekend might be drawing to a close, but there seems to still be plenty of trouble in store for McLaren.Tagged as: Dave Ryan, FIA, Formula One, Lewis Hamilton, Max Mosley, McLaren, World Motor Sport Council
F1: Is British GP safe even if Donington does deliver?
Bernie Ecclestone has appeared to cast doubt over the future of the British Grand Prix even if Donington Park delivers on its promise to have a F1-worthy track ready by next summer.Tagged as: Bernie Ecclestone, British Grand Prix, Donington Park, FIA, Max Mosley, Silverstone