Concerns that the latest deal may contravene the Concorde Agreement are being allayed by claims that the BBC
's highlights package allows it to circumvent the need to provide 'free to air' coverage of all races.
"I am sure it has been closely scrutinised and will be the subject of much debate," was Neale's take on the situation, while Lowdon insisted that Ecclestone was unlikely to have done anything to go against an agreement he knows inside out.
Ecclestone, however, has suggested that there may soon by no Concorde Agreement to abide by.
"I shouldn't worry too much about the Concorde Agreement," he told a small group of reporters, including Reuters
in Budapest, "We might not have another one...."