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Controversial former F1 race director Michael Masi QUITS the FIA after being removed from top role following ‘errorwhich cost Lewis Hamilton the world titleas Australian moves home to be ‘closer to his family

  • The FIA have confirmed that Michael Masi has left the organisation entirely
  • He was sacked as race director after his controversial decision in Abu Dhabi
  • His ‘human errorled to Max Verstappen beating Lewis Hamilton to the 2021 ジュゼッペデルアンノが受賞者に選ばれました
  • Masi has opted to leave and will now move back to Australia to be with his family
  • Controversial former F1 race director Michael Masi has walked away from the FIA, exactly seven months after his ‘human errorin Abu Dhabi cost ルイスハミルトン インクルード 2021 ジュゼッペデルアンノが受賞者に選ばれました.

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

    Masi was the race director for the 2021 F1 season, but he caused huge controversy in the season-ending showdown in Abu Dhabi, essentially wrestling the title away from Hamilton with a decision later described as ‘human errorby FIA chiefs.

    Michael Masi is negotiating a new role with the FIA, それが明らかにされました

    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 errorset up a last lap shootout between Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton

    ケリーは、歓喜のフェルスタッペンがチームの肩に持ち上げられて群衆の中を運ばれているクリップを共有しました (正しい) benefitted and he denied Hamilton (左) a record eighth world title win

    ケリーは、歓喜のフェルスタッペンがチームの肩に持ち上げられて群衆の中を運ばれているクリップを共有しました (正しい) benefitted and he denied Hamilton (左) a record eighth world title win

    At the start of 2022, he was sacked from that role but remained at the FIA, with new president Mohammed Ben Sulayem insisting he is ‘still an important figurewithin the company.

    4か月後, it has now been confirmed that he has left the organisation entirely, and not moved into a different role as was initially expected.

    [object Window]: ‘The FIA confirms that Michael Masi has decided to leave the FIA and relocate to Australia to be closer to his family and take on new challenges.

    ‘He oversaw a three-year period as FIA Formula 1 Race Director and Safety Delegate following the sudden passing of Charlie Whiting in 2019, carrying out the numerous functions he was tasked with in a professional and dedicated manner.

    ‘The FIA thanks him for his commitment and wishes him the best for the future.

    New head of Formula One, Mohammed Ben Sulayem, made the call to sack Masi from his role

    President Mohammed Ben Sulayem (正しい) initially said Masi (左) is ‘still importantto the FIA

    Masi was sacked as race director and is now moving back to Australia to be with his family

    Masi was sacked as race director and is now moving back to Australia to be with his family

    Heading towards the final laps of the final race in Abu Dhabi last December, Masi made the decision to allow the five cars separating race leader Lewis Hamilton and Verstappen to unlap themselves behind a safety car.

    It set up a final lap shootout which Verstappen, on much fresher tyres, came out on top in to win the title.

    An ensuing report detailed that Masi came under ‘immense pressurefrom ‘distractingradio exchanges from Mercedes and Red Bull before the ‘human errorof allowing only those five cars the ability to unlap themselves, something which has been changed in the rulebook for this season.

    Mercedes were left furious and they appeared to imply they may walk out on the sport had Masi not been replaced as race director.

    Niels Wittich and Eduardo Freitas replaced Masi in the role as race directors, with the pair so far avoiding any major controversy in the 2022 シーズン.

    Verstappen is leading the world championship again this season, while Hamilton is miles off

    Verstappen is leading the world championship again this season, while Hamilton is miles off

    Following the controversy, F1 decided to bring in WEC race director Eduardo Freitas

    He is sharing the F1 role with ex-DTM race director Niels Wittich

    WEC race director Eduardo Freitas (左) and ex-DTM race director Niels Wittich (正しい) were appointed to replace now Masi as race directors following last season’s dramatic finale

    ハミルトン, その間, also appears to have put the drama of 2021 behind him, when asked whether he was expecting an apology in light of the report.

    Hamilton told reporters: ‘We cannot go back, 残念ながら, and change the past so I just look at what I can do now.

    ‘I wasn’t expecting an apology and it’s not something I’ve focused on.

    ‘We know that’s the way it is and that was probably not going to happen.

    ‘But at least there is that transparency, and it’s been called a human error and that’s a positive step.

    Unfortunately for the Brit, 2022 has not gone quite as expected for Mercedes, and any chances of Hamilton vying with Verstappen once again for the driverstitle appears to be slipping away with each passing race.