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FIA president warns he can’t ‘buy race directors on Amazon’

FIA president Mohammed Ben Sulayem has said future race directors need to be 'trained carefully' over a course of years before they take on an official series, which means people qualified for such roles are thin on the ground. Race Control came in for criticism at the Monaco Grand Prix over issues surrounding the lengthy delay to the race start, as well as the race clock continuing when the race had been red-flagged despite no running taking place. Niels Wittich and Eduardo Freitas are sharing the race directorship this season following an internal review that saw Michael Masi moved away from the role after the well-known controversy surrounding the 2021 season finale in Abu Dhabi. The...
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