The future of Formula 1's strategy

The future of Formula 1's strategy

Formula 1's new Strategy Group 'think tank' is poised for its first meeting. DIETER RENCKEN outlines what's on the agenda and the potential repercussions of its decisions

On Monday, most of Formula 1's great and good will congregate at Sapphire House, situated in Churchill Way, just off the A233 on the perimeter of Biggin Hill Airport.

The complex, owned by the Ecclestone family's investment group, houses all broadcasting paraphernalia operated by the Formula One Group and associated companies. For example, feeder series GP2/3 are headquartered in Sapphire House, while FOG personnel and kit generally fly out from the adjacent runway.

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