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Two camps emerge as F1 under Liberty Media is questioned

Russian and Mexican Grand Prix promoters showed support for Formula 1 owner's Liberty Media on Tuesday after other race organisers expressed concern about how the sport was being run. The Formula One Promoters’ Association (FOPA), which represents 16 of the 21 races on the calendar, had issued a statement ahead of an annual meeting hosted in London by Liberty. In it, they expressed concern about a reduction in free-to-air broadcasting, a ‘lack of clarity on new initiatives’ and the risk of new races being introduced “to the detriment of existing events.” Russian promoter Sergey Vorobyev told Reuters he did not share FOPA’s point of view and approach, a stance shared by Mexican...
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