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Mario Andretti says Greg Maffei’s words about blocking Andretti’s F1 entry felt “like a bullet” went through his heart

Mario Andretti has revealed a tense conversation with Greg Maffei, CEO of Liberty Media, during the recent Miami Grand Prix weekend, where Maffei purportedly vowed to block Michael Andretti’s aspirations of entering Formula 1. In an interview with NBC News, Andretti recounted the heated exchange that unfolded at a private reception in the Palm Club…

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Hamilton believes “it would be epic” if F1 and MotoGP could do a joint weekend of racing

Lewis Hamilton has expressed excitement at the idea of Formula 1 and MotoGP holding joint race weekends, a possibility made more likely by both championships now sharing ownership under Liberty Media. Since acquiring F1’s commercial rights in 2017, Liberty Media recently expanded its motorsport portfolio by securing an 86% ownership stake in Dorna Sports, the…

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F1 rights holder Liberty Media announces MotoGP acquisition

Formula One’s US-based commercial rights holder Liberty Media has confirmed it will be expanding its motorsport portfolio to include motorcycle racing series MotoGP following its €4.2 billion acquisition of Dorna Sports. Spanish company Dorna Sports, headed up by CEO Carmelo Ezpeleta, is the promoter of several motorcycle racing series, including MotoGP, World Superbike Championship and…

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“We are here to stay” — the voices of resilience amid Formula 1’s battle for gender equality

Amid a backdrop of allegations involving Red Bull team principal Christian Horner and the suspension of a female employee who accused him of inappropriate behaviour, F1 TV presenter Laura Winter stands as a beacon of resilience and defiance. On International Women’s Day, from the paddock of Saudi Arabia, Winter articulated the sentiments of countless women…

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