How Marussia could hold the key to F1's future

How Marussia could hold the key to F1's future

Bernie Ecclestone has yet to offer Marussia terms with which to enter Formula 1's next Concorde Agreement, and that could have huge repercussions for the sport, as Dieter Rencken explains

With comparatively few airlines covering all Formula 1's non-European destinations, these are generally well-populated by grand prix personnel and the sport's media members. Thus the two factions mix and mingle in lounges and on aircraft, with talk invariably turning to the state of the sport.

The long flights to Australia, with inevitable stops in Asia, again provided a host of opportunities. Without exception the main topic of conversation as F1 headed down under was the sport's lack of umbrella structure.

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