With a verdict on Ferrari's request for an injunction to stop the FIA's 2010 rules looming today, no doubt entirely by coincidence, four new teams have confirmed plans to compete next year. Max Mosley's battle plan is playing out.
While Ecclestone and Mosley have been quoted in the last week calling Ferrari, "not indispensable" and even "idiots" one has to wonder if they should not listen to Fernando Alonso's advice that Formula one consider the bird in the hand rather than the teams in the bush: many are wondering about the real world viability of these team Mosley has enlisted for his game of musical chairs.
Cheering for an Epsilon Euskadi and Formtech may excite Mosley but sponsors are not jumping in just because it's "cheap", Brawn GP has dominated the current season yet remains without a major sponsor. Food for thought.
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