F1 season opens with new rules
March 5, 2003
Two of the richest and most successful teams in the sport -- McLaren and BMW Williams -- are involved in a bitter legal challenge with the sport's governing body over rules changes aimed at cutting costs.
The dispute threatens to overshadow action on the track in the season-opener March 9 in Melbourne, Australia, where Michael Schumacher and Ferrari are again overwhelming favorites to dominate F1.
Ferrari and Schumacher, though, are a part ...