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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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mclaren,
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Pat Symonds,
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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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Luca Badoer,
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toyota,
Vitantonio Liuzzi,
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More Brawn for Merc?

Mercedes-Benz is set to buy a chunk of championship leaders Brawn GP, according to F1’s rumour mill. The German manufacturer already has a long-standing stake in McLaren, and supplies engines to Force India, but it’s apparently keen to tie up something more substantial with the Brackley-based team.

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no breakaway series,
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No breakaway series

In a week of unexpected turnarounds it appears that Max Mosley and the Formula One Teams’ Association have now hugged it out: there will be no breakaway series. But there will be no Mosley.

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brit gp,
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Luca di Montezemolo,
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new series,
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Well, are you?

Ferrari have just sent out a mailshot asking their website users to vote on whether the Formula One Teams Association has made the right decision to organise a new championship next year, as an alternate to F1.

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lewis hamilton,
liegate,
Martin Whitmarsh,
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WMSC

McLaren’s slapped wrist

McLaren are off the hook. Well, sort of. The FIA has given the British team a suspended three-race ban for misleading stewards at the Australian Grand Prix.

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New breed

Some huge revisions to the future of Formula 1 were agreed today in Monaco at a World Motor Sport Council meeting, that have the full backing from all of the F1 teams and the sport’s governing body, the FIA.

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