Bernie Ecclestone on Felipe Massa F1 2008 title legal battle: ‘Lewis Hamilton could have sued after Abu Dhabi’ | F1

Ex-Ferrari driver Massa is taking legal action against F1 bosses, with his lawyers claiming that he lost that year’s title to Lewis Hamilton due to the ‘Crashgate’ scandal involving Renault at the 2008 Singapore Grand Prix.Massa’s legal bid was prompted by an interview with Ecclestone earlier this year, in which the 92-year-old admitted that he and then-FIA boss Max Mosley had been aware of Renault fixing the Singapore race but could do nothing about it. Ecclestone has since told Reuters that he has no recollection of giving the interview. Massa’s legal representation have publicly stated that they hope Hamilton will support Massa’s…

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