Grilling the GPDA over its real agenda

Grilling the GPDA over its real agenda

Following drivers' attempts to speak out on the way Formula 1 is run, DIETER RENCKEN sits down with GPDA chairman Alex Wurz to push him on the real motives behind the events of the last few weeks

Arriving in Bahrain, there were two topics on every pair of paddock lips: the qualifying fiasco (with most accentuating the first three letters), and the post-Melbourne letter circulated via Twitter by the Grand Prix Drivers' Association under their hashtag #RacingUnited.

These questions were followed almost immediately by another pair: what were the drivers trying to achieve, and why did they do it? Clearly someone had been herding cats, for seldom (make that 'never' in recent times) had a group of such disparate individuals - many of whom are not even members of the select organisation - seemingly been so united by a single topic. Not even the cockpit halo found unity.

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