Controversial former F1 race director Michael Masi QUITS the FIA


Controversial former F1 race director Michael Masi QUITS the FIA after being removed from top role following ‘error’ which cost Lewis Hamilton the world title… as Australian moves home to be ‘closer to his family’

Controversial former F1 race director Michael Masi has walked away from the FIA, exactly seven months after his ‘human error’ in Abu Dhabi cost Lewis Hamilton the 2021 title.

The FIA confirmed the news in a statement on Tuesday, revealing that Masi is moving back to Australia to be ‘closer to his family’.

More to follow.

Former F1 race director Michael Masi has left the FIA entirely to move back to Australia 

It was Masi's decision making at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix last season which saw him sacked after 'human error' set up a last lap shootout between Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton

It was Masi’s decision making at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix last season which saw him sacked after ‘human error’ set up a last lap shootout between Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton

Verstappen (right) benefitted and he denied Hamilton (left) a record eighth world title win

 Verstappen (right) benefitted and he denied Hamilton (left) a record eighth world title win



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