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Pressure on Liberty Media to protect UK F1 teams

David Richards, chairman of Motorsport UK, has called on Liberty Media to stand by Britain's F1 teams to ensure they don't go bust during the coronavirus pandemic. The bedrock of the sport is located in England with six of the grid's 10 teams – Mercedes, Red Bull, McLaren, Renault, Racing Point and Williams – based here. But after the new season was put on hold – with eight of the opening 22 races either postponed or cancelled – Richards believes the financial hit from those scrapped races could place a number of the smaller teams at risk. He urged the sport's American owners to emulate former supremo Bernie Ecclestone by dipping into their own pockets if required....
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