F1: Management Announcement
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Williams has stolen a march on its rivals by revealing teaser shots of its 2017 F1 challenger the FW40
With F1 gearing up for a week of team launches before the opening pre-season test, Williams had been the only team not to confirm its 2017 team launch date, but is set to fully reveal its FW40 on Saturday 25th February.
His comments were made in an investor conference call last week, although he added that he has faith in Formula One’s new owners Liberty Media and is hopeful the American media giant will be able to raise the sports appeal.
Niki Lauda says Mercedes will not miss Nico Rosberg in F1 2017 and he believes his replacement Valtteri Bottas is “at least as good”
Bottas was finally confirmed by Mercedes a few weeks ago, with the Finn drafted in alongside Lewis Hamilton after Rosberg’s shock decision to quit the sport – the German making that decision just days after he had clinched the 2016 Formula One Drivers’ title.
Ferrari may lose some of its financial privileges under proposals being considered by F1’s incoming new owners, Liberty Media
According to reports by Forbes, the plan is to change the way the sport’s prize money is paid so that it is more evenly split. It is hoped this will close the gap between ‘the haves and the have nots’ and in turn improve the spectacle on track.