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FIA President hit with new allegations as Verstappen escape clause emerges – RacingNews365 Review

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Following the allegations made against FIA President Mohammed Ben Sulayem, the governing body has confirmed that a report has been "received" by the Compliance Officer.

The FIA President was initially accused of tampering with the results of the 2023 Saudi Arabian Grand Prix on Monday evening; however, a second BBC report has brought fresh claims against Ben Sulayem.

READ MORE: FIA release statement following Ben Sulayem allegations

Verstappen Red Bull escape clause revealed

Max Verstappen has an escape clause in his highly lucrative contract with Red Bull that is linked to advisor Helmut Marko, RacingNews365 has learned.

Despite a contract through to the end of 2028 which is reportedly worth £ 50 million per year, Verstappen's future with the team has been brought into focus recently given the furore which has surrounded Team Principal Christian Horner.

READ MORE: Verstappen Red Bull escape clause revealed

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Red Bull crisis: Horner holds meeting with Verstappen manager

Tensions continue to escalate at Red Bull with Team Principal and CEO Christian Horner firmly in the centre of the issues.

Horner has met with Max Verstappen's manager face-to-face ahead of the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix as the Milton Keynes-based outfit's internal crisis continues to overshadow its on-track dominance.

READ MORE: Red Bull crisis: Horner holds meeting with Verstappen manager

Saudi Arabian GP: New details revealed about Qiddiya F1 track

The Qiqqiya Investment Company [QIC] has revealed further details about the city's F1 track which is due to take over the hosting of the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix later this decade.

The event is currently held at the Jeddah Corniche Circuit, which plays host to the second round of the new F1 campaign this weekend, with the high-speed street layout expected to do so until 2027.

READ MORE: Saudi Arabian GP: New details revealed about Qiddiya F1 track

Vettel confirms Wolff texts following Hamilton Ferrari move

Sebastian Vettel has confirmed text messages with Mercedes Team Principal Toto Wolff have been exchanged following confirmation of Lewis Hamilton's move to Ferrari.

The seven-time F1 Drivers' champion will make the switch to the Scuderia from next season, leaving a vacant seat at Mercedes alongside George Russell.

READ MORE: Vettel confirms Wolff texts following Hamilton Ferrari move

Prost in Verstappen prediction as F1 record matched in Bahrain

RacingNews365 caught up with Alain Prost on the grid in Bahrain as Max Verstappen equalled his pole position tally.

Speaking exclusively to RacingNews365 about Verstappen equalling his pole record, Prost is sure that it won't be too long before Verstappen passes him.

READ MORE: Prost in Verstappen prediction as F1 record matched in Bahrain

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