16 May 2009

Renault boss says top teams want to stay in F1

6:29 am on 16 May 2009

The head of the Renault formula one team Flavio Briatore says the top teams want to stay within the framework of the International Automobile Federation despite their threatened rebellion.

Renault has joined Ferrari, Toyota and the Red Bull teams in saying they would not enter the next year's formula one championship unless new FIA rules on budget caps were abandoned.

Briatore maintains the teams should write the rules, and the FIA should simply be the referee.