F1 has moved to scrap the highly controversial double points system ahead of the 2015 season.
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Rival F1 team Force India has blasted outgoing world champions Red Bull as the “cheats” of the sport.
“Red Bull gives you flexible wings,” team supremo and co-owner Vijay Mallya said on Twitter on Sunday. The former Indian billionaire’s attack on the energy drink-owned team follows not just the latest flexible wing saga, but also team boss Christian Horner supposedly enraging his counterparts in a recent meeting.
F1’s three angry teams seemed slightly less angry on Saturday after a meeting with Donald Mackenzie.
The usually paddock-shy CVC chief made the trip to Abu Dhabi to meet with Bernie Ecclestone and Lotus, Sauber and Force India, with the three teams crying foul over how the power and income is distributed within formula one.
Roberto Merhi is in Abu Dhabi where he hopes to complete Caterham’s Abu Dhabi lineup this weekend.
That is the news of the Spanish publication El Confidencial, following reports elsewhere that the 23-year-old rookie’s management claims it has an existing deal in place to race for the struggling Leafield based team.
Having already blasted some of F1’s struggling drivers, a travelling correspondent has now turned his attention to the worst teams of 2014.
Bernie Ecclestone has hit back with fury at a letter demanding talks with F1’s small teams in Abu Dhabi this weekend
Since backmarkers Caterham and Marussia hit their troubles, the sport’s next-smallest teams Lotus, Force India and Sauber have been bemoaning the inequality of power and income, and even threatening to boycott races.
Bernie Ecclestone has vowed to clamp down on the proliferation of internet journalists in F1
After controversially rubbishing the power of social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter last week, the F1 supremo is now warning that online publications will find access to the paddock more difficult in the future.
New GP2 champion Jolyon Palmer is not among the numerous contenders to race for the returning Caterham in Abu Dhabi
When he wrapped up the feeder series’ championship recently, the 23-year-old Briton – whose father Jonathan is a former F1 driver and well-known circuit boss – said he was confident he can make the big step into F1 next year.
Disgruntled small teams Force India, Lotus and Sauber have written a letter to express alarm that F1 appears headed in the direction of ‘Super GP2′
Caterham on Friday announced it will return to formula one to contest the season finale in Abu Dhabi
Earlier, reports emerged that the embattled team was preparing freight to meet this weekend’s shipping deadline for the trip to the United Arab Emirates capital, which is set to host the final round of the 2014 season.
Bernie Ecclestone has ensured the world of formula one on Friday will be discussing one thing — his controversial views
Caterham’s administrator on Friday said the team is preparing equipment to be shipped to the season finale in Abu Dhabi
Having missed Austin and Brazil, the beleaguered outfit will fail to hit its $3.7m crowdfunding target for a return in Abu Dhabi, which Bernie Ecclestone insists is necessary in order to keep the official team entry alive.
Friday’s deadline looks set to come and go without Caterham raising the $3.7 million it needs through crowdfunding
On track in Brazil , a thrilling and intense battle for the drivers’ world championship that will now go down to the wire continued to play out