FIA confirms whistleblower complaints against president regarding Saudi Arabia and Las Vegas races

Red Bull driver Max Verstappen of the Netherlands, center, who qualified for pole position, speaks with FIA President Mohammed Ben Sulayem after qualification ahead of the Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix on Friday at the Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir, Bahrain. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)

The FIA on Tuesday confirmed its compliance officer has received two complaints “detailing potential allegations involving certain members of its governing body” in seeming reference to recent whistleblower claims against the president of Formula 1’s governing body.