Red cars, red ink, revisited

Red cars, red ink, revisited

After years of close collaboration, raising accusations of favouritism, Ferrari's Luca di Montezemolo and FOM's Bernie Ecclestone genuinely appear to be at loggerheads. What are they really fighting about, and how will it all end? Thomas O'Keefe, a veteran correspondent of the Maranello and Knightsbridge follies analyses the current battlefield

Whenever mum and dad start fighting, children everywhere know that it's time to go to their rooms and wait until the noise dies down.

In our Formula One family, the argument this time is between 61 years old Luca di Montezemolo, chairman of Fiat and head of that Empire of Passion we know as Ferrari; and 78 years old Bernie Ecclestone , head of Formula One Management (FOM). But what is the argument about and when will it be over?

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