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FIA slams teams' bid for power

FORMULA ONE: Governing body the FIA yesterday blasted teams&rsquo; association FOTA, accusing it of trying to wrestle control of the sport.<br /> <br />The future of F1 is under threat amid a long-running row between the two parties over cost-cutting measures.<br /> <br />The FIA said: &ldquo;FOTA has set itself two clear objectives: to take over the regulation of Formula One from the FIA and to expropriate the commercial rights for itself. These are not objectives which the FIA can accept.&rdquo;<br />