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    Motorsports: Formula One Teams Association officially disbands

    You'd have to search pretty hard to find an environment more competitive than Formula One. Sure, any sport (motorized or otherwise) is inherently competitive, but imagine if, say, football teams were each required to not only hire and train their own players, but also design and manufacture their ...

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    Report: Ferrari and Red Bull withdraw from FOTA

    The New York Times is reporting that the Formula One Teams Association is losing momentum. Both Ferrari and Red Bull have announced their departure from the organization that was supposed to be a forum for advancing the goals of the sport's teams, big and small. In a statement, Ferrari simply ...

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    Ecclestone wants independent F1 rule-maker, Mansell a spec chassis

    Bernie Ecclestone has never been one to shy away from speaking his mind. The latest big idea from F1's commercial chief? Appointing an independent body to formulate the regulations that govern Formula One. Currently, the FIA makes the rules with considerable input from the constructors through ...

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    McLaren's Whitmarsh reportedly elected to replace Montezemolo as FOTA chairman

    There's only so many chairs one man can sit in at once. But Luca di Montezemolo has made an art out of pushing the limits. In addition to serving as chairman of both Ferrari and the Fiat group, the hereditary nobleman was, until recently at least, also chairing the Italian Confindustria ...

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    REPORT: Ferrari figures Raikkonen, Schumacher and Montezemolo to leave their F1 posts

    The times they are a-changin' in Maranello. As if the departures of Michael Schumacher, Ross Brawn and Jean Todt over the past few years wasn't enough to shake things up for the Scuderia, a new round of change-ups is looming on the horizon. First up is Kimi Raikkonen, the 2007 World Champion who ...

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    REPORT: Ecclestone backing breakaway GP1 series?

    Bernie Ecclestone didn't get to be a billionaire by waiting for things to come his way. With the threat of a breakaway series seemingly very real once again, the man credited with making Formula 1 what it today is has apparently decided to make sure he is on it. F1 Live reports that last month, ...

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    Ruh-Roh: Formula One Teams Association reportedly walks out of meeting with FIA

    Well, folks, it looks like that elusive peace is slipping away yet again as the members of the Formula One Teams Association reportedly up and walked out of a meeting today with technical representatives from the FIA.The meeting of the Technical Working Group was convened to iron out the details of ...

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    Max Mosley renegging on promise to step down?

    Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the Formula One waters, Max Mosley goes and sends a nasty-gram to Formula One Teams Association (FOTA) chairman and Ferrari head honcho Luca di Montezemolo threatening to back out of his promise to step down from his throne as leader of the FIA if he ...

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    That didn't take long, either: FIA reportedly drops lawsuit against FOTA, wants to talk

    Take a poll anywhere outside of Max Mosley's or Bernie Ecclestone's motor homes and you'll probably find a preponderance of F1 fans rooting for the Formula One Teams Association. When the FOTA announced a breakaway series for 2010, it took just about 12 hours for the FIA to uncork its laywers. Just ...

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    That didn't take long: FIA sues the FOTA over breakaway series

    Barely a half a day has passed since the FOTA announced it start a breakaway championship, and as predicted, the FIA has announced it's suing the rebel teams. The FIA's sternest words were aimed at Ferrari, saying "The actions of FOTA as a whole, and Ferrari in particular, amount to serious ...

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    BREAKING: Formula 1 Teams Association announces breakaway series for 2010

    It's official: F1 is broken. At least, with the FOTA's announcement it will create a rival championship, it appears that F1 as we have known it is all but broken. Max Mosley and the FIA have gone back and forth with the FOTA for months, with neither side able to agree on a compromise and both sides ...

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    REPORT: Formula One teams, drivers get serious on break-away series

    FOTA team principals and drivers meet at last weekend's Turkish Grand Prix
    It's all or nothing for the Formula One Teams Association. The body representing the majority of the teams is still in the process of negotiating with the FIA over the proposed drastic budget cuts, but insists that the FIA ...

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    Kerfuffle? What kerfuffle? All Formula 1 teams reportedly sign on for 2010

    At least for now, disaster seems to have been averted as all ten teams currently taking part in the 2009 Formula 1 championship have signed conditional agreements to take part in the series in 2010. These reportedly hinge on the Formula One Teams Association's ability to reach a mutually-agreeable ...

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    Renault joins Ferrari with threats to leave Formula 1

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    After hinting at its displeasure, Renault has joined the the threats made by other manufacturer-supported teams (Ferrari chief among them) that they'll quit F1 if the FIA doesn't change its proposed rules for next season. The ...

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    FIA and F1 teams reach agreement in Geneva

    In the wake of the FIA's shocking proposal to move to standardized spec engines across the Formula One grid, the participating teams have met to come up with alternative cost-cutting measures to implement in the sport. After what was described as an unprecedentedly unanimous meeting of team ...

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    Montezemolo named head of Formula One Teams Association

    When the Formula One teams met last week at the Ferrari factory in Maranello, they had yet to announce who would take over the helm of their newly-formed Formula One Teams Association. The group was formed to effectively negotiate on behalf of all the teams on a new commercial deal with Bernie ...

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    F1 teams meet, form new association in Maranello

    In the highly competitive world of Formula One racing, the only thing teams can agree on is money -- they want more of it. To that end, they've set up the new Formula One Teams Association. Unlike the previous Formula One Constructors Association – which represented only the independent ...


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