Last night, some news outlets, blogs
The reporter in question runs the Formula Money Twitter account, along with a website that
The reporter also publishes
Over the years, there has been
Naturally, the reporter in question always strongly denies this relationship whenever it’s mentioned on Twitter.
It’s worth noting that TJ13 does not know either way if this relationship is true or not, but simply for the record it’s probably an allegation worth noting for the purposes of this story.
The source of last nights
The Formula Money Twitter account seems also to have a link with John Wall St, as looking back to 1st October 2018 at
Today, Formula Money seems to be spreading the link to the John Wall St story as much as possible, trying to bring in well-known TV motorsport personality and often
Adam Stern, a motorsport financial reporter from the US has jumped on the story from John Wall St, and been re-tweeted by Formula Money.
Lucas Di Grassi also received a re-tweet from Formula Money.
So could F1 be up for sale so soon? It’s certainly very interesting and not entirely out of the realms of believability, considering Liberty’s seeming inability to shape the rules of the sport for
The big rule change coming for 2021, actually seems like a non-starter as Liberty Media now know just how impossible it is to work any new regulation through the top teams who each have their own agenda and a vote.
Certainly cutting losses early could be preferable to continuing on with an impossible task of shaping F1’s direction without Ecclestone, the middle man and deal maker.
That being said, if Ecclestone is the source of the story via his links to the media, it could be a trick to
UPDATE 13:00 GMT – Grandprix247.com have received a statement from F1 Media on the rumour, stating:
“Formula 1 is controlled by Liberty Media not Liberty Global…” and therefore it shouldn’t warrant “serious consideration”.
Let me know in the comments below your opinion on this rumour.