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'Crisis around the corner', says ex-FOTA chief

FOTA was set up to give all the teams on the grid a unified voice Press Association Enlarge The former secretary general of the Formula One Teams Association (FOTA), which disbanded in February, believes F1 will come to regret its absence with a "crisis around the corner". FOTA's position was weakened in 2011 with the departure of Red Bull, Ferrari and Toro Rosso, but continued until pre-season this year. Oliver Weingarten, who was in his role for just three months before FOTA disbanded, admits there were big problems with the association when he took the job but is convinced the sport is far worse off without it. "I think there is a genuine need for the teams to work...
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