The Weekly Grapevine

The Weekly Grapevine

Your weekly dose of rumours, speculations and analysis

Well over a hundred of (extremely expensive) man-hours expended, and not a settlement in sight ā€“ certainly if you accept the majority view. That is the state of play between the FIA and FOTA as the 2010 entry clock ticks inexorably towards the FIA-imposed May 29 deadline.

Yes, last week a handful of aspiring teams either submitted entries, or promised to do so by Friday. On Monday the Williams team confirmed that it had officially entered ā€“ a move viewed as a symbolic break with FOTA, but, as will become clear, one which could, if properly leveraged, strengthen the team alliance.

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