Key F1 decisions made behind closed doors

Key F1 decisions made behind closed doors

While the focus was on the final days of testing, crucial meetings that could shape the future of Formula 1 took place in Paris and London. DIETER RENCKEN analyses the consequences of the decisions made

While the eyes of Formula 1 fans across the world were on the final four-day test in Bahrain, a number of discussions were held in Paris and South East London. These will undoubtedly impact on F1's short-, medium- and long-term futures.

Taken in isolation, none has the power to radically rock the sport; collectively, though, they have the potential to profoundly affect not only the upcoming season, but also the sport's future well-being.

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