No more secrets in Formula 1

No more secrets in Formula 1

In the information age, there is simply no room for secrets, let alone in Formula 1, as Dieter Rencken explains

Predictably, this column's unprecedented publication of some of the more secret aspects of Formula 1's finances caused an uproar. Equally predictably, the loudest squeals at last weekend's Chinese Grand Prix came from those with most to hide.

In the process, certain parties were suspected of having shared confidential information with this column, accusations that are, as will become clear, wholly unfounded – for the sport as a whole (operative word) only has itself to blame for leaks that have enabled a full picture of F1's finances to be constructed.

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