How Mosley's legacy is still ruling F1

How Mosley's legacy is still ruling F1

Max Mosley may have been out of F1 since 2009, but his outlook for the future of the sport, which ultimately brought about the opposing force of FOTA and the Resource Restriction Agreement, continues to have a huge influence, as Dieter Rencken explains

Back in March 2009, at the height of Formula 1's spending race, this column broke news that then-FIA president Max Mosley had hatched a cunning plan to prevent the sport from out-pricing itself.

This plan was to circumvent the European Union's imposition that the governing body refrains from involving itself in commercial matters after leasing the rights to the sport to, ultimately, CVC Capital Partners for over a century for a relative pittance.

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