Could a sporting scandal hit F1?

Could a sporting scandal hit F1?

As elite-level football, athletics, cricket and now tennis reel from allegations ranging from match-fixing, to illegal drug taking, to financial impropriety, DIETER RENCKEN asks whether motorsport could ever find itself similarly tainted

While delivering this year's 
annual Sid Watkins Lecture at Autosport International, FIA president Jean Todt was asked if he was confident motorsport's governing body would not be tarred with a scandal similar to those that have hit other major sports.


"Unfortunately," he said, "some global sporting organisations have been facing some problems, and I can only be sorry for them.

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