When F1 Teams Almost Formed A ‘Super League’

F1 has already been down the road that football fans have been experiencing recently... here’s what happened.
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  • Barcelona f1 team Ohhhh sounds heavenly

  • F1 sort of is a super league already though. You can’t get promoted or relegated it’s just about if you have the money to afford to compete.

    matty bmatty b5 päivää sitten
  • There was another threat of a breakaway in the 80's too if I'm not mistaken?

    Liam BoothLiam Booth6 päivää sitten
  • the indy 2005 reference made me spit my drink

    120skyscraper120skyscraper10 päivää sitten
  • I would love to see an sort of league like that, but with academy drivers racing f1 cars from a few years ago. Would be an good measurement for the teams concerning their drivers skills and it would make some revenue.

    Lucas_Vbe_Lucas_Vbe_10 päivää sitten
  • Formula Elaborate Bluff

    Rob DaviesRob Davies10 päivää sitten
  • The breakaway series was just a bait for the FIA.

    Aswin DivakarAswin Divakar11 päivää sitten
  • Personally, I just wanted a new series without Bernie... And now we have that so I'm chuffed!

    DjungelurbanDjungelurban11 päivää sitten
  • They should have left and made a new sport,anyway F1 is not F1 now...FIA is "Hamilton corporation" so i dont see why they didnt left,F1 would have its history but after 2014-2019 we saw some of the worst seasons

    Mr BungleMr Bungle11 päivää sitten
  • U missed the two before

    Mile TiničMile Tinič11 päivää sitten
  • I thought we were talking about 2005 when the teams almost formed a mock-FIA to make the 2005 US Grand Prix happen....

    Jacob HanekampJacob Hanekamp11 päivää sitten
  • Yeah, _F1_ has always been the quintessential "Super League"...

    y1521t21b5y1521t21b512 päivää sitten
  • Indycars vs Indy Racing League was a good example as well but unlike F1 , Indycars were almost destroyed

    Gamer ArgentoGamer Argento12 päivää sitten
  • The difference is FIFA and UEFA just want the money to go their way. They want to be the creator of Super League... Look at UCL 😂 Istead of reaching mutual agreement

    RHRH12 päivää sitten
  • I'm actually kinda surprised this hasn't happened since. The FIA is so trash I kinda hope the teams would just make their own "super league" or whatever

    Sada TwinkletoesSada Twinkletoes12 päivää sitten
  • Oh. I thought this was going to be about the 1980 breakaway attempt, the one that led to the formulation of the Concorde Agreement as part of its resolution. Interesting Times also, weren't they?

    David HutchisonDavid Hutchison12 päivää sitten
  • Again it goes to show what a great job Liberty Media has done to the sport

    kai jian cheowkai jian cheow12 päivää sitten
  • F1 is a super league right now

    Rob SettersRob Setters13 päivää sitten
  • It is a super league. There's no relegation and the oldest constructors get the biggest slice of the pie.

    Teddy GrahamTeddy Graham13 päivää sitten
  • Apart from the 1981/1982 narrowly avoided FOCA/then-FISA split, between 2004 and 2005 F1 Teams and engine Manufacturers threatened to leave too, could be interesting to also cover those incidents in sort of a Part-2.

    TenorCantusFirmusTenorCantusFirmus13 päivää sitten
  • This story is almost literally the first Indycar split between USAC and CART in the 70s. And yet Indycar didn't learn from it and split again in the 90s lol

    Yoshi KempenaersYoshi Kempenaers13 päivää sitten
  • Football. I get it. But an indycar CART/ IRL comparison would have been much more appropriate.

    Steve RussSteve Russ13 päivää sitten
  • However, unlike the PL, there is no Top 6 in F1. Make no mistake, Ferrari - for all their recent failings - are still F1. They withdraw and the allure will go.

    A_HopefulA_Hopeful13 päivää sitten
  • Still don't like how F1 is pushing for more and more things in the USA, I don't fuck with that. A super league would be no problem to me

    NJNJ13 päivää sitten
  • I’m. M.

    Qays AbbasQays Abbas13 päivää sitten
  • Toyota and BMW: NO Budget cap! We want to spend as much as we want Toyota and BMW one year later: F1 is too expensive, bye bye

    theLundLstheLundLs13 päivää sitten
  • This is just the CART-USAC split of 1979. Same story. Teams unhappy with management/sanctioning body. Split off to make their own series.

    sharp_speed Entertainmentsharp_speed Entertainment13 päivää sitten
  • I can't help but think of the breakup of American open-wheel racing in regards to this

    Leon BrookeLeon Brooke13 päivää sitten
  • F1 is a super league...

    kapten krokkapten krok13 päivää sitten
  • 10 of the best clubs in Europe ... and Tottenham and Arsenal

    Matthias BorremansMatthias Borremans13 päivää sitten
  • isn't F1 kinda already a Super League

    J HJ H13 päivää sitten
  • Some of the f1 team owners at that time were complete numpties for disagreeing with a cost cap system. Given that Renault had flavio who was then banned later on in 2009 for crash gate. BMW and Toyota withdrew out of the sport regardless due to financial crisis (a money saving thing)

    Tom BardsleyTom Bardsley13 päivää sitten
  • as always a great video from wtf1

    RON AZENKOTRON AZENKOT13 päivää sitten
  • No there wasn't almost an F1 super league. It was just a negotiating ploy.

    Rob GibsonRob Gibson13 päivää sitten
  • What if F1 teams quit f1🤔

    Kyle GreyKyle Grey13 päivää sitten
  • He was gonna sue them into racing? Good luck with that

    WilliamWilliam13 päivää sitten
  • People ,plz dont vote for Super league,if u did , we cant watch football from TV with a little bit money,Super league is only for the big team's wealth

    Brian BaruaBrian Barua13 päivää sitten
  • i thought the super league was literally just them branching off cuz they didnt wanna lose money to smaller teams whereas here it's more like the fia screwed up and the cap was insane and they were running unfair rules so i dont really see that much of a parallel here apart from a part of the competition spliting up ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ correct me if im wrong also sorry for the utter lack of punctuation

    SonyaSonya13 päivää sitten
  • I think this needed more memes

    counterfit5counterfit513 päivää sitten
  • I don't think there's an equivalent event to the 6 cars US Grand Prix in football/soccer world yet, or I just not really interested in memorizing the football things...

    Vincent ChingVincent Ching14 päivää sitten
  • f1 already is a super league...

    R MR M14 päivää sitten
  • Hey, it's Mike Conley

    Tyler SorensenTyler Sorensen14 päivää sitten
  • This always sounded good compared to the football super league

    Rory EvansRory Evans14 päivää sitten
  • Spoiled rich kids acting like elitists fueled by greed. So glad this never happened.

    Jack LeeJack Lee14 päivää sitten
  • I remember this but I was never aware of the reason why (nor did I know about the calender)

    FellianTheDragonFellianTheDragon14 päivää sitten
  • When the compromise is "we wont change our rules, you accept our rules", a catastrophic standpoint for negotiations

    mammutMK2mammutMK214 päivää sitten
  • I'm waiting for the day in the 2030's when the FIA announced they are fusing F1 & Formula E together "For a better, more enviroment friendly sport". I joke of course but it'll happen one day.

    Tob1Kadach1Tob1Kadach114 päivää sitten
  • F1 is a super league on it's own, so this new competition wouldn't have changed much.

    SamuelSamuel14 päivää sitten
  • FOTA before Mercedes: we want to burn cash to make the fastest car FOTA when Mercedes arrived: budget cap plz

    DrewDrew14 päivää sitten
  • Interesting stuff here, didn't know that b4 👍. And have a good day reader, Jesus loves u and gives eternal life and saving from sin and hell. Repent and have faith in the Lord. John 3:16 🙏

    Pete ChristlivesPete Christlives14 päivää sitten
  • I don't understand why certain teams were so angry about literally wasting money though? It was unsustainable and it is more apparent now. Now maybe the cap was a bit low but still, a cap is needed to prevent rich teams from just buying their way to victory even though it can lead to bankruptcy or force other teams to either spend unreasonable amounts themselves or get out of the sport, which should not be the case. There are so much unnecessary spending in sports ( almost of all them ) that the salaries/costs etc just get inflated to ridiculous, unsustainable levels.

    Taylan ErtanTaylan Ertan14 päivää sitten
  • 2:18 Tracy Beaker

    Zidanne MaulanaZidanne Maulana14 päivää sitten
  • 2021 look very good for F1, and do look like FIA did a good job

    ma man ma homiema man ma homie14 päivää sitten
  • If the big players left it would have worked, fia has continued to ruin the sport

    Blue 7lvnBlue 7lvn14 päivää sitten
  • American sports make money for a reason

    stenbak88stenbak8814 päivää sitten
  • Anyway, "leagues" like F1 or NFL are Super Leagues anyway, because you cannot relegate up or down, it's buy in

    C1AnsyC1Ansy15 päivää sitten
  • the super league thing was leaked years ago. why is anyone surprised?

    Richard TicklerRichard Tickler15 päivää sitten
    • @Joey Stocato im really happy about the backlash. greedy bastards

      Richard TicklerRichard Tickler14 päivää sitten
    • Because all the clubs actually announced they were committing to doing it rather than just leaks. Lots of teams were on the fence about it anyway

      Joey StocatoJoey Stocato15 päivää sitten
  • Why FIA is the black hand ...? 1:18

    Cristián R. SepúlvedaCristián R. Sepúlveda15 päivää sitten
  • Mythbusters made a lead balloon!!!

    Jarad DoyonJarad Doyon15 päivää sitten
  • Lets see. No team promotion/relegation, money staying within the teams involved... sounds like F1 already is the super league...

    Tom BickleTom Bickle15 päivää sitten
  • If the top teams had left, F1 would have been a European indycar league. Equal build cars, equal budgets for all.

    GarfirGarfir15 päivää sitten
  • And BMW Sauber technically still left F1, by BMW selling the Sauber team back to Sauber himself...

    BAASBAAS15 päivää sitten
  • Well, sarcastic ass. I'm not a Lewis hater and you just earned a unsub. Dueces

    DeezNutzDeezNutz15 päivää sitten
  • cute

    wakybeewakybee15 päivää sitten
  • Why leave Manchester United aloof..?? Shame them too.!

    Chintan ShahChintan Shah15 päivää sitten
  • Unfortunatly for Florentino, as big and powerful as Real Madrid is, it's no Ferrari. There are no Ferraris in football.

    sidewalkeresidewalkere15 päivää sitten
  • I have been living under a rock 💁🏻‍♂️

    HowyHowy15 päivää sitten
  • we already have super league at home.... (Greece)

    MichigeoMichigeo15 päivää sitten
  • I reckon had it happened, the car designs would be so much more radical and engines would be powerful as fuck

    Jay137xJay137x15 päivää sitten
  • Tbf F1 basically already is a super league! It is kind of is anti-competitive for the same reasons as ESL with no relegation or promotion, but of course I understand why this is.

    Dentistry GTDentistry GT15 päivää sitten
  • They should still make the series happen! Imagine a group b but with f1 cars 😍😍😍😍

    Kenny MelcherKenny Melcher15 päivää sitten
  • Look a Singh 4:37

    bobby sandhubobby sandhu15 päivää sitten
  • Why f1 car always open wheel not cover wheel?

    Fransiskus CarlosFransiskus Carlos15 päivää sitten
  • You can’t put an Arsenal flag and say “big clubs”

    LucifyLucify15 päivää sitten
  • 3:44 Absolutely not. FOTA's reason for breaking away makes sense because the regulations from the FIA made zero sense at all. There was 2 different regulations to determine one champion. That's like if F1 and Indycar raced together to determine one champion. Then again, who would voluntarily handicap themselves financially to "build a better car" when building a better car means generally spending more money to get better materials. That's a direct paradox. The ESL clubs' reason for breaking away wasn't made from a broken system. They broke away because they favoured greed over the best achievable form of a meritocracy.

    AhronAhron15 päivää sitten
  • A super league almost happened in football

    General GrievousGeneral Grievous15 päivää sitten
  • Matt: "Some of the biggest clubs" Editor: "Arsenal"

    Anant Sai AsthanaAnant Sai Asthana15 päivää sitten
  • not quite the same tho. would be more like mercedes red bull and ferrari doing their own breakaway where each of them always got a position on the podium

    Nick CowenNick Cowen15 päivää sitten
  • This is just the landscape of F1 and I look back at is as part of the fun but also hella frustrating while it’s going on, think back to FISA-FOCA wars, it’s not the first time the teams have rebelled and won’t be the last.

    Chao CuiChao Cui15 päivää sitten
  • The withdrawal of the budget cap made all the teams that joined in 2010 fail

    O FenómenoO Fenómeno15 päivää sitten
  • Editor be smashingggg itttt

    Michael FreemanMichael Freeman15 päivää sitten
  • Super League is a great idea, just because the FIA would not be handling the penalties.

    Tobias HTobias H15 päivää sitten
  • The main difference is clearly the Casus belli. The F1-Teams didn't really stand to make more money from it, the main motivation of the Super League teams was even more money though.

    Raven ColdheartRaven Coldheart15 päivää sitten
  • Basicly Fisa Foca war 2.0

    Slavic HumorSlavic Humor15 päivää sitten
  • They didn't jump onto the opportunity to put the among us emergency meeting in here

    JR ArceloJR Arcelo15 päivää sitten
  • This was definitely WTF1

    Me. once againMe. once again15 päivää sitten
  • Saw the Proposed Calendar and would love to see some of the tracks there featured in F1 like the Finnish GP in Helsinki and the track at Germany.

    FireSonataFireSonata15 päivää sitten
  • Thank God F1 is as it is

    Shivam KamdiShivam Kamdi15 päivää sitten
  • The F1 Super League was potentially the inverse of the football super league proposal. It was in the best interests of the sport. Now we're stuck with hybrids, instead of V8 engines.

    Timmy SchnitzelTimmy Schnitzel15 päivää sitten
  • Sounds similar to the CART-USAC split...

    greg boehmgreg boehm15 päivää sitten
  • want real stakes that forces athletes to push things to the absolute edge? gladiator rules. the bottom 10 get a beating or lose a limb, THEN youll see some real hustle

    Bosco26726Bosco2672615 päivää sitten
  • Isn't F1 already a super league? Low scoring teams don't get relegated to F2, and higher scoring F2 teams don't get promoted.

    Terry GloverTerry Glover15 päivää sitten
  • Not to mention that barely a month of the mid-2000s went by without the non-Ferrari manufacturer teams threatening to make the GP World Championship.

    ihathtelekinesisihathtelekinesis15 päivää sitten
  • I'd completely forgotten about this story. One of the issues with the teams who were threatening to pull out was it included all the engine manufacturers! F1 would have been a championship between Williams and Force India in foot powered Flintstones cars!

    Building on a Budget ModelsBuilding on a Budget Models15 päivää sitten
  • Technically F1 is like the Super League, I mean... the teams don't need to qualify.

    Gledis D.Gledis D.15 päivää sitten
  • FOTA=FIFA...

    Nipple JohnstonNipple Johnston15 päivää sitten
  • I actually wanted this to happen!

    Jamie DeadmanJamie Deadman15 päivää sitten
  • I really miss CART racing.

    Youlie2142Youlie214215 päivää sitten
  • So essentially the FIA tried to pull a DTM on the teams? Interesting.

    DANLiDANLi15 päivää sitten
  • It's not the same with f1 though. Since f1 has always been a 'rich man's sport'. It wasn't created by the poor so a super League is just another f1 season really 😂

    Emilia GraceEmilia Grace15 päivää sitten