F1 drivers’ superlicence dispute over

Posted on Author Keith Collantine

The dispute over F1 drivers’ superlicences has come to an end as the drivers have agreed to pay their fees.

Max Mosley had demanded the drivers pay an new fee for 2008 which would increase the FIA’s income from superlicences in that year from ??330,000 (??293,000) to ??1.5m (??1.33m).

After initially refusing to pay it the drivers have now accepted. Mosley had demanded they hand over details of how much they earned but the drivers refused, no doubt expecting Mosley would use that information to impose a cap on their salaries.

However the drivers are demanding a meeting with Mosley before the first race of the season at the end of next month.

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