Team Force India and Sauber withdrew its complaint to the European Commission two and a half years ago.
Bosses stables from Silverstone and Hinwil was unhappy with the uneven and unfair distribution of prize money income between the teams and referred to the violation of the principles of fair competition. The investigation process dragged on for years, and now, when in Formula 1 has been replaced by power, Force India and Sauber decided to abandon further legal action.
What are the risks of Formula 1 interest of the European Commission?
“We decided to withdraw the complaint, which was submitted to the European Commission a few years ago, – said in a joint statement the two teams. – We were very encouraged by the impartial and fair approach of the new owners of Formula 1 to all the commands.
With sufficient share of confidence it is possible to say that thanks to this approach, our problems will be considered objectively and resolved through dialogue, not litigation”.
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