The only public statement from Formula 1 about the bid was released last month, giving very little information away: “We note the FIA’s conclusions in relation to the first and second phases of their process and will now conduct our own assessment of the merits of the remaining application.”
With General Motors determined to break the logjam that has emerged, the manufacturer will send a delegation of executives to the Las Vegas Grand Prix to meet with Liberty Media and others in an attempt to make some progress.
The planned trip comes after Michael Andretti revealed to AP at the United States Grand Prix that Formula 1 President Stefano Domenicali has stopped returning his calls or texts.
It also follows reports that General Motors has been urged to ditch Andretti-Cadillac and join another team on the grid while deliberations continue over the potential addition of an 11th team.
However, General Motors has been clear that it will only join the motorsport series if it’s in partnership with Andretti-Cadillac, consistently pushing Formula 1 owners Liberty Media to finalise their application.
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