Sport Marion Bartoli scandalized by Red Bull's practices in Formula 1: "I find it inadmissible!"
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While Red Bull could soon be penalized for not having respected the budgetary ceiling in 2021, Marion Bartoli did not hide his anger at the actions of the Austrian stable ...
Red Bull is at the heart of a lively controversy. Recently, the Italian newspaper The Gazzetta dello Sport and the German media Auto Motor und Sport revealed that the Austrian stable would have exceeded the budgetary ceiling imposed by the International Automobile Federation (FIA) in Formula 1 Last season. This did not go unnoticed with Toto Wolff, the director of Mercedes, due to the loss of the title of Lewis Hamilton against Max Verstappen in 2021. The 50 -year -old leader therefore hopes to see Red Bull being pinned: " If there is one that has pushed the limits, each million that is not spent is a huge disadvantage. The cost cap is probably the most important evolution of the regulations in order to maintain a fair playground and To allow teams who do not have complete means of catching up. It is therefore very important that these regulations are followed. "
FIA release statement after Red Bull chief Christian Horner denies exceeding budget cap
Red Bull chief Christian Horner says he is unaware of any budget cap breaches.The FIA have released a statement after Red Bull chief Christian Horner insisted his team had not exceeded the budget cap. Red Bull have enjoyed an imperious season on the track and look set to get their hands on the Constructors' Championship and the Drivers' Championship later this year.
for her part, Marion Bartoli does not have an illusion of seeing Red Bull being heavily sanctioned in the event that non-compliance with the budgetary ceiling is proven: " They will never dismiss Verstappen of its title. There will just be a small financial sanction on the manufacturer Red Bull ", said the former tennis player at Micro from the Grandes Gules of Sport this Sunday, October 2. Nevertheless, the columnist of RMC did not hide her anger at the management of the world championship by the Formula 1 authorities: " which begins to disturb me very strongly, is that we have the Impression that they (the fia) manage systematically with the regulations so that there is more chili, more things to tell, so that people say that it is not acquired in advance. Except that This year, for Verstappen, it's totally acquired in advance, there is no competition. The championship, it no longer interests anyone! "
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Marion Bartoli thus deplores the glaring lack of suspense that exists in Formula 1 this season. If he is not yet sacred, Max Verstappen is almost guaranteed to win a again the world championship this year: " after Singapore, at the end of the season, I think there is a large part of the public who will no longer look at Formula 1, because there is Nothing to watch anymore. The only thing that ultimately interests us is this kind of soap opera on budgetary caps, which has exceeded, which has not exceeded, which was the bad student ... I think there are 1001 ways to cheat on The figures by making financial assemblies to respect the ceilings. Except that on arrival, you cheated. "
the one who celebrated his 38th birthday this Sunday, October 2 then took the opportunity to push a huge rant against the practices of Red Bull:" what bothers me is that like that is played out Something, there are systematically cheaters, people who try to play on the regulations to reach their end ... "bitter, Marion Bartoli still does not digest the outcome of the 2021 season, where Max Verstappen had won the title in front of Lewis Hamilton in the last lap of the year: " and that Verstappen did this in this way last year by winning this Grand Prix (in Abu Dhabi), which, once again, was An absolute scandal when you see it again ... This is the reason why the FIA racing director (Michael Masi) was fired. There was a reason for this, he had made much more than a bad decision under the colossal influence of Christian Horner (the director of Red Bull, editor's note), and that can deny it. I find it inadmissible! So that Red Bull still continues that when they are outrageously advantaged, it ends up getting upset. It's the drop of water that makes the vase overflow. "The FIA must publish its report on overruns of the budgetary ceiling this Wednesday, October 5.
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A crowned champion amid chaos and confusion underpinned the first Formula 1 race in Japan since 2019 - but there was more to the weekend than that, as driver market moves and the popular return of Suzuka were also key threads. Here's a look at the 10 biggest points of interest from the Japanese Grand PrixBut Verstappen’s title celebrations were overshadowed by the chaos and confusion during and after the wet race last Sunday, which has led to even more questions being raised about the procedures and attitudes of motorsport’s governing body. There was also plenty of intrigue further down the field and off the track too.