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FIA president stamping his authority on Hamilton and Mercedes by warning of Masi's return

Russian commentator Alexey Popov has theorised that Mohammed ben Sulayem is sending a message to Mercedes by suggesting that Michael Masi may make a return. Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff and seven-time champion Sir Lewis Hamilton were left “disillusioned” with Formula 1 after the controversial end to the 2021 championship, which saw a bizarre Safety Car restart from now former race director Michael Masi open the door to a last gasp Max Verstappen move for the win on the final lap. After weeks of pressure it was finally announced that Masi would be replaced by the alternating Eduardo Freitas and Niels Wittich, with the former presiding over an F1 for the first time at this...
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