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Financial corruption investigators in France looking into FIA deal

As the world looks to Austin and the possibility of the F1 titles being decided this weekend, it has been reported by the New York Times that French investigators are about to come after the sport as France's Parquet National Financier is looking into the FIA's alleged conflict of interest in the sale of F1 to Liberty Media. The move follows the revelation that in Britain, the Serious Fraud Office is also looking into whether the transaction at the heart of the $8bn sale of the sport earlier this year breached the Bribery Act. The moves are based on the fact that in setting up the latest Concorde Agreement in 2013, the FIA received a $5m payment and was also allowed to buy a 1 percent...
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