F1 » Todt : 'Disappointing' no-show of USF1 will be investigated


FIA President Jean Todt has confirmed that an investigation will be launched into just why American failure USF1 was unable to make the grade in F1 2010 - and whether any sanctions are necessary

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Rodrik van Baker - Unregistered

March 12, 2010 6:46 PM

prediction: Jean Todt will THANK Windsor & Anderson for sparing the season-long self-induced FIA headache of the new teams who did make the grid. result: public dressing-down and a 2011 entry.

rob01

March 12, 2010 6:54 PM

Todt will make the proper call.. I know some posters do not care for him but I say he is doing a fine job. Hopefully, he gets us tires for next year soon. Coupled with a new team selection process that will gives us the BEST options.

andrew.

March 12, 2010 7:01 PM

rob - the new team selection was all about money rather than the sport. Until Ecclestone is not involved in the selection process, there will always be duff teams getting in, as long as they have deep pockets.

rob01

March 12, 2010 7:03 PM

Andrew, I don't think it was about money. Bernie's buddy Max wanted two tiers and convinced Bernie that his grid would be full and safe. With new teams that owed a return to Max and Bernie. This was more about the FOTA war than Bernie making a buck. My opinion.

theyank

March 12, 2010 8:15 PM

If we ever really get the full story on why USEff1 went tits-up it will probably be from this source. I don't think we will ever hear an unbiased accounting from Windy or Ken. The full story should be made public as lessons learned for new teams in the future.

F1init - Unregistered

March 12, 2010 8:34 PM

99% of the sane people in Motorsport and most of the fans realised long ago that USF1 had as much chance of making the F1 grid as David Beckham and Gordon Brown with Anne Robinson and Cheryl Cole as there designer and car builders :rolleyes:
So how come the froggy toad has only just got on the case?
Cr1p start for the season!

spaghetti eddie - Unregistered

March 12, 2010 8:49 PM

To my friends across the pond. You can not imagine how disappointed I am in USF1. Its embarassing! I always liked Peter Windsor and just cant figure it out. Its 4:oo p.m. here now and can not wait for qualifying. OH BY THE WAY ITS TIRES NOT TYRES lol ED :p

JJW - Unregistered

March 12, 2010 9:30 PM

OH BY THE WAY ITS TIRES NOT TYRES lol ED

ED...No it IS "tyres" ..."tires" is when it gets to you when those who claim to speak/write English try to spell in American... :D

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