BRAWN DE­NIES AC­CEPT­ING FOR­MULA ONE JOB

The Sun (Malaysia) - - FEATURE -

FOR­MER Mercedes team prin­ci­pal Ross Brawn has de­nied ac­cept­ing a po­si­tion with For­mula One’s new own­ers Lib­erty Me­dia to help run the sport. “Lib­erty have not got far enough down the road to make any com­mit­ments yet,” the 61-year-old Bri­ton, who left the sport at the end of 2013 after decades of in­volve­ment, told the BBC yes­ter­day. “I’m do­ing a lit­tle con­sult­ing to help them bet­ter un­der­stand F1 but that’s all.” Ger­many’s Auto Bild had re­ported this week that Brawn, a for­mer Fer­rari tech­ni­cal di­rec­tor who won ti­tles with Michael Schu­macher and also with his Brawn GP team in 2009, had agreed a role with Lib­erty. Other me­dia re­ports in­di­cated he was set to work as a sport­ing di­rec­tor, in­clud­ing li­ais­ing be­tween the teams and gov­ern­ing body and as­sist­ing with plans for the fu­ture.

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