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FIA president reminds Formula 1 they are ‘only renting'

Tensions between Formula 1 and the FIA continue to escalate following comments made by FIA president Mohammed Ben Sulayem, where he shared his ‘caution' over a $20 billion bid from Saudi Arabia. Ben Sulayem's comments have infuriated Formula 1 bosses and owners Liberty Media, who bought the sport in 2017 for $4.6 billion. It was reported by Bloomberg that Saudi Arabia attempted to purchase the sport last year from the Americans; however, their extortionate bid was rejected. The FIA president has since been heavily criticised for his 'unacceptable' comments regarding the offer and any potential bidder for the sport, with Formula 1’s legal department having insisted that Liberty...
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