Amusing Ferrari take on Formula One chaos

May 14, 2009

Max Mosley’s plans for a budget cap next season, which would give teams with a cap greater technical freedom, has led Ferrari, Renault, Toyota and the two Red Bull teams to say they will not race next season unless the rules are changed.

Piero Ferrari, son of founder Enzo, showed off some of his firm’s trademark class with this comment:

“It’s like soccer. In Italy we have Inter, who are winning, and they spend huge amounts of money for the best players. But in Serie A you also have a team like Catania, who have no money,” he told the Guardian.

“So do you say to Catania, ‘You can play with 12 players,’ and to Inter, ‘You must play with nine?’ It wouldn’t be fair. But this is what the new Formula One rules are like.”

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