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Mosley confirms pressure for re-election // Max discusses his FIA presidency debate

Published by Christine

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This is F1Minute for the 28th June 2009.

I’ve avoided the political wranglings for the last few days, but here is a quick catchup of what has happened since peace supposedly broke out in Formula 1.

Once Max had announced he would not stand for re-election in October, then FOTA held a press conference saying how happy they were. They said some things that got on the FIA President’s nerves and he announced that he wasn’t necessarily out of the picture and if enough people want him to remain as President, then he will stand for election again.

FOTA, wisely enough, did not respond to this, and so far most of the noise has come from the FIA’s side. Now Mosley is saying: “They made the mistake of dancing on my grave before I was buried. I am under pressure now from all over the world to stand for re-election. I don't actually want to. I feel I am a little bit too old.” And he added: “But if there is going to be a big conflict with the car industry, for example, with the FOTA teams, then I won't stop."

That’s it for today, I’ll be back tomorrow with another F1Minute.