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FIA did not ask 'for more money' to approve F1 Sprint plan

FIA president Mohammed Ben Sulayem has set the record straight, insisting he did not ask F1 teams for "more money" to approve the sport's projected six-race Sprint plan for 2023. The Sprint proposition was tabled at a recent meeting of the F1 Commission in London, but the super majority of 26 votes from 30 that was required to pass the plan was not reached, as F1's governing body which holds 10 votes was unwilling at the time to support the initiative. It was reported that Ben Sulayem who chaired the meeting requested a financial contribution from F1's teams to approve the Sprint race plan, a demand that surprised those who were around the table according to sources. The FIA...
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