Could three teams define F1's rules for all?
Our political writer Dieter Rencken has a new acronym to play with: CCB. It's one worth remembering because it could be central to Formula 1's future and the shape it takes post-2013
With the Hungarian Grand Prix being the last race before Formula 1's (four-weekend) summer break, proceedings had a festive feel to them. Folk up and down the paddock were chattering about vacation plans and destinations as far apart as Barbados and South Africa. Some planned to stay home to catch up on life, while others babbled on about the Olympic tickets they had drawn. End-of-term fever had hit F1.
Yet, behind closed doors much serious business was being discussed, what with the event being Bernie Ecclestone's first visit to the paddock since the British Grand Prix three weeks before.
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