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FIA re-opens team selection process

Discussion in 'Formula 1' started by Bram, Aug 8, 2009.

  1. Bram

    Administrator Staff Premium

    The FIA has re-opened the selection procedure for the final place on the 2010 Formula 1 World Championship entry list, in the wake of BMW's announcement that it is withdrawing from the sport at the end of the year.

    Full article here at Autosport.com
  2. I think they could of given Peter Sauber a bit more time to try and save the BMW team and maintain their Concorde Agreement benefits. They gave Honda/Brawn loads of time to sort things out. I know they practically had a car ready at that point but still, I think Sauber deserves a little more time.
  3. What do you think? Prodrive? Aston Martin? Lola?
  4. I think it may just be Peter Sauber in the end, but at some cost.
  5. BMW will realize before too long, just as Honda did, that it'll cost them a lot more to shutter the team then to give it away... it may not be to Sauber if he keeps badmouthing them in the press, but I would be surprised if anyone other then the former Honda team ends up in that spot (which is, FYI, the 16 and 17 at the moment... ouch!)