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Flavio lays into Lewis

Lewis Hamilton should have been disqualified from the European GP in Valencia last weekend for his safety car transgression. That’s the opinion of disgraced former Renault boss Flavio Briatore.

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F1 2010,
Flavio Briatore,
jenson button,
mclaren

Briatore: Button has been lucky

Flavio Briatore has fired a broadside at his former employee and current F1 2010 World Championship leader Jenson Button, claiming the driver’s successes this season have been achieved through ‘luck’ and contending that the defending world champion is ‘not among the five quickest drivers’ in the top flight.

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bernie ecclestone,
F1 2010,
Flavio Briatore,
renault

Flavio: I’ll be back

Flavio Briatore has revealed that he might one day come back to F1 – the sport that so publicly ejected him last year ‘as though a criminal’.

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FIA,
Flavio Briatore,
Nelson Piquet Snr,
Nelson Piquets Jnr,
Pat Symonds,
renault,
The Piquets,
WMSC

Renault: got off lightly?

The FIA has today given Renault a two-year suspended ban from Formula 1 for their part in the Crashgate scandal.

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F1 2009,
fernando alonso,
FIA,
Flavio Briatore,
max mosley,
mclaren,
nelson piquet jnr,
Pat Symonds,
renault,
WMSC

Renault bosses walk

As if the Renault ‘Crashgate’ saga couldn’t get any more scandalous/intriguing/bonkers, things have taken a huge turn today as the team boss and engineering bloke have ‘parted ways’ with the French outfit.

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F1 2009,
F1 2010,
fernando alonso,
ferrari,
Flavio Briatore,
nelson piquet jnr,
Nelson Piquet Snr,
Pat Symonds,
renault,
Santander,
singapore gp

Alonso to Ferrari?

Will we find out at the Italian GP this weekend that Fernando Alonso is off to race for Ferrari next year? It would seem like the right place to do it. And we’ve already had a not-so-secret indication that he is…

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Brawn GP,
chinese gp,
F1 2009,
felipe massa,
fernando alonso,
ferrari,
Flavio Briatore,
Jenso Button,
Kimi Raikkonene,
lewis hamilton,
mark webber,
mclaren,
red bull racing,
renault,
rubens barrichello,
sebastian vettel

Vettel on pole

Red Bull have scored their first ever pole position in their fifth year of F1, thanks to the talents of young German charge Sebastian Vettel.

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Brawn GP,
chinese gp,
F1 2009,
ferrari,
Flavio Briatore,
jenson button,
kimi raikkonen,
lewis hamilton,
mark webber,
mclaren,
Nico Rosberg,
red bull racing,
renault,
rubens barrichello,
sebastian vettel,
williams

Chinese whispers

Finally some good news for Lewis Hamilton. The world champion went fastest during today’s first practice in China, doubtless thanks to a whole bunch of aero revisions to his McLaren.

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