Why Ferrari is under financial pressure

Why Ferrari is under financial pressure

The Ferrari Formula 1 team has generally seemed immune to the financial pressures others face but that situation is changing for some complex reasons, as DIETER RENCKEN explains

Where previous Formula 1 power battles have been all about egos and controls, the latest skirmish between leading teams, the FIA and Formula One Management revolves around nothing other than unadulterated financial power.

He who controls F1 benefits commercially, as FOM CEO Bernie Ecclestone's billionaire status proves. And Sergio Marchionne's Ferrari could do with just such an income.

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