What Formula 1 drivers want from Liberty
1 | March 23, 2017 3:32 PM HKT
Formula 1 is under new ownership and everyone wants
something from the new bosses, from a trip to Las Vegas to
In January Liberty Media took control of Formula 1, immediately
ousting Bernie Ecclestone as CEO and install Chase Carey in his
Added to that, the American company brought in Sean Bratches as
the head of business matters and former Mercedes team boss Ross
Brawn as the man in charge of sporting matters.
Many in the sport are hoping that the new management team will
improve the sport but not everyone agrees on how.
Asked during Thursday’s FIA press conference what they wanted
from F1’s new owners, the drivers replied…
Daniel Ricciardo: “A race in Vegas.”
Sebastian Vettel: “Germany.”
Lewis Hamilton: “A Miami race.. And more ladies in the paddock.
“More paddock access to some women. There’s too many dudes in
Fernando Alonso: “Equal engines for everyone!”
To which Hamilton responded: “I don’t agree with that one, not
He quickly added: “I’m kidding.”
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