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Ecclestone: Ex-Merc employee joining FIA is ‘bloody dangerous'

Former F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone has labelled the appointment of Shaila-Ann Rao as the FIA's interim Secretary General as 'dangerous', due to her Mercedes links. Rao was appointed as the FIA's interim Secretary General under President Mohammed Ben Sulayem earlier this month, with Peter Bayer leaving the governing body after five years. Until the end of 2021, Rao worked directly with Mercedes as General Counsel and Special Advisor to CEO Toto Wolff. Previous to that, she had been the FIA's Legal Director. The appointment of such a prominent Mercedes figure joining the FIA has raised eyebrows across the paddock, with Ferrari boss Mattia Binotto indicating the Scuderia's concern at the move....
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