F1 » F1 could survive under different name, says di Montezemolo

As he continues his crusade against the FIA's cost-cutting drive in the top flight, Ferrari President Luca di Montezemolo argues F1 could survive under a different name - and that there are now 'three alternatives' going forward

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50 Cent - Unregistered

January 07, 2011 7:08 PM

I doubt it would be good for the sport if there were a break away series. On the other hand, I hate seeing KERS and other green initiatives introduced for the sake of reducing cost or spicing up the interest.


January 07, 2011 7:19 PM

A series with none of MrM's ridiculous ideas like KERS, budget caps or pointless environmental guf would still be a series worth watching.

It'll never happen but it would be good if it did.


January 07, 2011 7:22 PM

thats an easy one.....how bout
waste of money or only pass me in the pits not on the track or the most messed around pinnacle of motorsports .or only win a race if your my teammate cos il let you by....etc etc etc

Si - Unregistered

January 07, 2011 7:39 PM

Personally i just wish they would put up or shut up ,
If you are going to form a breakaway series fine , Do it , Just stop threatening every now and then . .

Val - Unregistered

January 07, 2011 8:29 PM

And Ferrari could survive under a different name ... FIAT perhaps.

"races begin at 2 o'clock when most people are lying on the beach."

Reality and Montezemolo aren't close companions are they. Monty's off his rocker.

James - Unregistered

January 07, 2011 9:10 PM

Luca wants to avoid any cost restriction because his team has the most money and therefore a big advantage.

It's the same lack of interest in the sport and desire to win, however unfairly, that cost Massa his win in Hockenheim.

Luca should go off and try to run his rival series. He'd soon be back with his tail between his legs.

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