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Op-Ed: Ferrari ‘war’ statement gets traction

I may be going out on a bit of limb, but I think that Ferrari’s reaction to the departure of Toyota from Formula 1 may end up having the bigger impact on the sport—far larger than the sudden disappearance of Japanese makers from the grid.
Ferrari undoubtedly is the big boy in F1 circles. And it has to like it there—after all, who doesn’t want to be king of the mountain, so to speak? I think its statement is a preemptive shot against two threats to its dominance: 1) the growing influence of engine manufacturers, especially Mercedes; and 2) the strength of the FIA leadership, now under former Ferrari man Jean Todt. Judging from the how much the media is picking up the story, and the way it is being spun, Ferrari has to be feeling...

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