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Drivers unite amid concern over future of Formula 1

Formula 1 drivers, including four times World Champion Lewis Hamilton, have shown rare solidarity by all signing up for the Grand Prix Drivers’ Association (GPDA) amid concern for the sport’s future direction. GPDA chairman Alex Wurz told the BBC that the Monaco-based drivers' organisation now had 100 percent membership “for maybe the first time in history.” Hamilton, who clinched his fourth f1 world title with Mercedes this year, has not been a member in recent seasons while others who had been outside the body had included Ferrari’s 2007 champion Kimi Raikkonen. Wurz said Formula 1, whose ownership changed in January with U.S.-based Liberty Media taking over, was entering...
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