Could F1's Concorde row reach the EU?
In his latest analysis of Formula 1's political landscape, Dieter Rencken reveals that the arguments over teams' new Concorde deals could escalate to the EU Commission
With the Concorde Agreement having effectively expired, and 10 teams having been offered – and accepted, some state under duress – vastly divergent commercial/governance terms for their 2013-20 participation, rumours are swirling about that certain factions are considering filing complaints with the EU Commission over what they perceive as being an abuse of its dominant position by the Formula One Group.
In terms of the commercial agreements struck between FOG and the teams there are effectively four, possibly even five, team groupings:
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