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‘I wasn’t elected to make money': FIA president fires back at Formula 1

FIA president Mohammed Ben Sulayem has questioned 'how on Earth' could Formula 1 say no to Andretti and General Motors' bid to join the grid in 2026, with the American duo having seemingly completed the governing body's checklist. Ben Sulayem has been a vocal and public supporter of Michael Andretti's bid to enter a new American team into Formula 1, with his company Andretti Global having done everything that the FIA asked. Money has never been an issue for Andretti's bid, with the side having had an approach to purchase Sauber collapse in 2021. The Americans have been persistent, though, in getting their own team into Formula 1, something which is now looking more likely than ever before....
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