Strategic group of Formula 1 has refused to change the term “creative” home away from home, after which former employees of the FIA or FOM can go to work in the team, according to F1i.
The particular relevance of this question received after last autumn it became known that the ex-technical Director of the FIA Marcin Budkowski intends to join Renault. Under the pressure of competition in Enstone agreed to start cooperation with the Polish engineer from April, although, under the rules, he could have spent on vacation for three months and to start work in January-February.
For solution of the situation with Budkowski teams appealed to the FIA and Liberty Media
At the meeting of the Strategic group last week discussed the possibility of increasing the duration of compulsory leave, but in the end it was decided to leave it as is. Instead, the teams agreed to abide by a gentleman’s agreement about respecting the timing more than the mandatory three months.
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