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Domenicali: The FIA can’t enter Ferrari

Ferrari team boss Stefano Domenicali has made clear that the FIA can't include the Scuderia on the entry list for the 2010 Formula One season unless demands made by the Formula One Teams Association are met.

As thing stands, the current teams – Williams and Force India aside – have only lodged conditional entries which are largely dependent on the FIA dropping the proposed budget cap it is keen to implement next year.

With the clock ticking down to the announcement on Friday of those teams to have been selected for the new season, rumours have suggested that the eight FOTA teams would be classed as 'automatic' entries for 2010 but Domenicali again insisted that Ferrari wouldn't be on the list unless the FIA agreed to the demands made by the teams.

“Ferrari's position has not changed,” he said. “Back on 29 May, we put in a conditional entry with the other teams that make up FOTA. Along with this entry, we put forward to the FIA a package of proposals which included among other elements, a significant reduction in costs.

“As always, we will do all we can to find a solution that is acceptable to all parties. If this is not possible, then the FIA will not be able to include Ferrari in the list of teams entered for the 2010 FIA Formula 1 World Championship.”

Domenicali was speaking following a FOTA meeting in London on Wednesday to discuss the ongoing entry issue ahead of Friday's FIA announcement.


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Rufus T Firebird - Unregistered

June 11, 2009 8:35 AM

MM and BE have to go, they are ruining the sport. Bernie thinks a new series is impossible to set up - How about this... Ferrari supply engines to A1. A1 has a competitive race series with track's and sky sports TV coverage - Its also bank rolled by some wealthy men. OK, it would be difficult, but not unthinkable that this race series could be turned into a new F1.

Lizzie - Unregistered

June 11, 2009 8:59 AM

I was of the opinion that Ferrari are not only speaking for themselves in the MM war but as a representative of FOTA.Ferrari are right not to sign up and then discuss changes after, they would have no chance of implementing any of their suggestions and Max would do it all his way.



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