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Lotus F1 Team Data At Odds With Verstappen Claims

Romain Grosjean (FRA) Lotus F1 Team in the FIA Press Conference.
Monaco Grand Prix, Wednesday 20th May 2015. Monte Carlo, Monaco.

The Lotus F1 Team have dismissed claims from Scuderia Toro Rosso driver Max Verstappen who claimed that Romain Grosjean brake tested the teenager resulting in the Dutch teenager colliding with the Frenchman towards the end of last weekend’s Monaco Grand Prix. The Enstone outfit’s Trackside Operations Director Alan Permane has revealed that their data showed that Grosjean actually applied the […]

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Briatore Backs Alonso To Succeed At McLaren-Honda

Fernando Alonso waves to the fans. (McLaren-Honda)

Flavio Briatore has stated that he feels that Fernando Alonso made the right choice by returning to McLaren. The double world champion who spent five years with Scuderia Ferrari joined Jenson Button at the Woking based outfit over the winter as the team began their new partnership with Honda. Alonso felt that the team would score their first points last […]

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No Need For Major F1 Regulation Change

Photo (c) 2015 Ben Johnston

FIA president Jean Todt has stated that changing the Formula One regulations is not necessary to encourage greater competition in the sport. Formula One events around the world have seen a drop off in spectator attendance in recent seasons however the television audience figures particularly in the United Kingdom have increased dramatically recently. Speaking to Canal+ Todt compared Formula One […]

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