“Is there any chance we’re going to sell this thing and incur corporate tax? That should stop any discussion that anyone says that our friends, the Saudis, are going to buy it next week or something like that? If anybody knows us, they should know that’s just not in our cards," Maffei said.
Liberty Media have taken F1 in a new direction since their arrival in the sport and with popularity booming, it appears to be working.
There are now three races in the United States after a handful of years where there weren't any on US soil following the departure of Indianapolis.
There are record numbers of countries wanting to host a race so F1's best interests are to stay under the Liberty umbrella for now.
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