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In the round-up: Michael Schumacher says Red Bull’s resources are comparable to what he had at Ferrari in the early 2000s.
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“Over the years Red Bull built an infrastructure and has a budget giving them the possibility to respond to anything in the best possible way. It is nothing more or less than what we had at Ferrari.”
“The Red Bull F1 Championship-winning sports car will make an appearance at the new Sewell Retail Hull West Service Station.”
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Comment of the day
But my favourite was the following from @Leonardo-Antunes:
Michael: “I can’t believe you only ate half of your first piece, I’m already on my seventh one.”
From the forum
- While Aon backing helped Max Chilton into F1 his brother’s touring car team it also supported is closing
Happy birthday to Sparckus, Martin Rasmussen and Dion!
On this day in F1
Five days after the first race of the 1968 season a non-championship Grand Prix was held at the New Zealand circuit of Pukekohe on this day 45 years ago.
Chris Amon, who never managed to win a round of the championship, finished first for Ferrari ahead of Frank Gardner and Piers Courage.
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