FIA president Mohammed Ben Sulayem: “Why do Andretti need the F1 teams’ support? I don’t understand” | F1

The US team’s wish to enter the series alongside General Motors and Cadillac has been granted by the FIA but now rests in the hands of the Formula One Management (FOM), which includes the current 10 teams.Many existing team bosses have been vocal in questioning the sense of Andretti joining.“Let’s ask ourselves a question,” Ben Sulayem said to Speedcafe. “Why do Michael Andretti and [General Motors] need the teams’ support? I don’t understand. “Do they have any say in the admission?”Asked if feedback from the current 10 F1 teams is therefore “irrelevant”, Ben Sulayem replied: “To this, yes.“In the sport, they are…

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