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Andretti shocked by Liberty chief’s vow to block F1 team’s entry

© XPB  Phillip van Osten 23/05/2024 at 13:4323/05/2024 at 13:51 Mario Andretti says Liberty Media CEO Greg Maffei personally told him that he would go out of his way to block Andretti Global’s entry into F1, an explicit stance that shocked the F1 legend. Andretti recounted a sinister run-in with Maffei in Miami and how the ominous shadow of power loomed over him. The 1978 F1 World Champion said the Liberty chief executive suddenly butted into a conversation he was having with F1 boss Stefano Domenicali on the Saturday of the Miami GP weekend to deliver a dire warning, before walking away. “Mr Maffei broke into the conversation and he said: ‘Mario, I want to tell you that I...
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