F1, Formula 1, NASCAR, IndyCar, MotoGP, ALMS, And More!
z


Feb 28, 2014 - 10:42 AM
Top News!
Rumors Edition!
Upcoming Racing! (Updated)



Top Stories
· 2014 Bahrain: Formula One F1 Thursday Test Results - Perez, Force India Fastest! (Feb 27, 2014)
· 2014 Daytona 500: NASCAR Sprint Cup Race Results - Earnhardt Jr, Chevrolet Win! (Feb 24, 2014)
· 2014 Daytona 500: NASCAR Sprint Cup Starting Line-Up & Race Preview (Feb 23, 2014)
· 2014 Daytona: NASCAR Nationwide Race Results - Smith, Chevrolet Win! (Feb 22, 2014)
· 2014 Bahrain: Formula One F1 Saturday Test Results - Rosberg, Mercedes Fastest! (Feb 22, 2014)

Previous Top Stories!


Hot Rumors!
· F1: Decision about new 2015 teams delayed ? (Feb 28, 2014)
· F1: Horner 'fits the bill' to replace Ecclestone ? (Feb 26, 2014)
· F1: 2014 noses could get even uglier ? (Feb 26, 2014)
· F1: Latest Schumacher Rumors ? (Feb 24, 2014)
· F1: Red Bull to lose title sponsor Infiniti ? (Feb 20, 2014)
More Rumors!


F1 teams alliance FOTA disbanded
Posted by: Admin on Feb 28, 2014 - 10:42 AM
Formula 1 News
F1 teams alliance FOTA disbanded


FOTA, the once unified and powerful alliance of formula one teams, has collapsed.

It emerged recently that, with top teams Red Bull and Ferrari already departed, membership fees were going unpaid and the exit of FOTA chiefs Martin Whitmarsh and Eric Boullier could drive the final nails in the coffin.


 

Bookmark and Share

The Telegraph reported that there were disputes about the group's purpose, years on from the volatile Max Mosley era and breakaway series threats.

Now, on Friday, FOTA was formally disbanded.

Secretary general Oliver Weingarten confirmed the news, saying the "changing political and commercial landscape" had caused the decision.

"The teams will probably think they can exist and fight their own corner but there will be something when they will realise they will be stronger in numbers," he lamented in an interview with the Associated Press.

"There is a crisis around the corner -- whether on the track, with the impact of the new regulations, whether on the governance side, or on the commercial side," Weingarten warned.



PaddockTalk Perspective



Also in Formula 1 News:



 
Related links
· F1 Edition
· PaddockTalk Top News
· F1 Rumors
· More about Formula 1 News







Home :: _ 


All logos and trademarks in this site are property of their respective owner.
The comments are property of their posters, all the rest (c) 2003-2014 by PaddockTalk.com.
Contact E-mail: admin@paddocktalk.com
Privacy