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Revealed: Masi remains on FIA payroll as ben Sulayem hints at race director's return

In an astonishing admission by FIA President Mohammed ben Sulayem, controversial race director Michael Masi might be on the cusp of a return to Formula 1. Masi was dropped from his role following the shocking end to the 2021 season, after the Australian failed to follow the rulebook in the closing laps of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. During the late safety car at the Yas Marina Circuit, Masi allowed only the cars between Sir Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen to unlap themselves, but no-one else. Verstappen, who was on new soft tyres, whilst Hamilton was on very old hards, made light-work of the British driver when the final lap of racing was allowed to get underway. The Dutchman went on to...
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